United States of America

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 164 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Accession to Real Property - Chapter 20 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 30 Sep 2005 Last edit: 11 Jun 2007
Estates in General – Chapter 3 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 10 Oct 2005 Last edit: 11 Jun 2007
Land Management - Chapter 60 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 10 Oct 2005 Last edit: 30 May 2007
What May Be Recorded - Chapter 31 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 10 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Mortgages - Chapter 36 of 21 GCA “Real Property.Date of entry: 12 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Oct 2005
Relocation Assistance Act – Chapter 17 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 24 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Rights of Owners - Chapter 9 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 24 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Servitudes - Chapter 7 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 26 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Subdivision Law - Chapter 62 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 26 Oct 2005 Last edit: 30 May 2007
Termination of Estates – Chapter 5 of 21 GCA "Real Property".Date of entry: 26 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Marketable Title Act - Chapter 39 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 28 Oct 2005 Last edit: 11 Jun 2007
Transfer of Real Property - Chapter 4 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 02 Nov 2005 Last edit: 05 Oct 2007
Unlawful Transfers - Chapter 41 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 02 Nov 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Zoning Law - Chapter 61 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 02 Nov 2005 Last edit: 30 May 2007
Land Title Registration – Chapter 29 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 02 Nov 2005 Last edit: 30 May 2007
Uses and Trusts – Chapter 13 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 21 Dec 2005 Last edit: 28 May 2007
An Act to amend Title 21 of the Guam Code ((P.L. 28-133).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Act to amend Chapter 75 of Title 21 of the Guam Code ((P.L. 28-59).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Act amending Chapter 30 of Title 22 of the Guam Code (P.L. 27-115).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Act amending Chapter 62 of Title 21 of the Guam Code (P.L. 27-118).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Act amending Chapter 61 of Title 21 of the Guam Code (P.L. 27-91).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Act amending Title 11 of the Guam Code (P.L. 27-21).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Territorial Planning Commission Rules.Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 03 Sep 2011
General Provisions – Chapter 2 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 05 Oct 2007 Last edit: 08 Oct 2007
American Samoa Soil and Water Conservation District Act.Date of entry: 13 Apr 2005 Last edit: 03 Jan 2007
Obligations of Owners - Chapter 11 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 12 Oct 2005 Last edit: 14 Jun 2007
Occupancy - Chapter 19 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 12 Oct 2005 Last edit: 09 Oct 2008
Act amending Chapter 75 of Title 21 of the Guam Code.Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 09 May 2007
Landowners Recovery Fund – Chapter 74 of 12 GCA - Autonomous Agencies.Date of entry: 10 Oct 2005 Last edit: 17 Nov 2012
Property in General – Chapter 1 of 21 GCA “Real Property”.Date of entry: 24 Oct 2005 Last edit: 28 May 2007
Act amending Chapter 21 of Title 1 of Guam Code (P.L. 28-144).Date of entry: 05 Jan 2007 Last edit: 08 Jan 2007
Agricultural Law - Chapter 60 of Division 6 of Title 5 of the Guam Code.Date of entry: 10 Jan 2007 Last edit: 28 May 2007
Ley Nº 183 - Ley de Servidumbre de Conservación de Puerto Rico.Date of entry: 28 Jan 2012 Last edit: 28 Jan 2012
American Samoa Constitution.Date of entry: 05 Jul 2007 Last edit: 27 Jun 2014
Zuni River Watershed Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-338).Date of entry: 29 Dec 1997 Last edit: 29 Mar 2000
Colombia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act (P.L. 99-663).Date of entry: 29 Dec 1997 Last edit: 13 Nov 2000
Indian Lands Open Dump Cleanup Act of 1994 (P.L. 103-399).Date of entry: 07 Jan 1998 Last edit: 03 Apr 2000
Tinian Agricultural Homestead Act of 1988 (P.L. 6-15).Date of entry: 16 May 2007 Last edit: 21 May 2007
Rota Agricultural Homestead Act of 1990 (P.L. 7-11).Date of entry: 14 Jun 2007 Last edit: 19 Jun 2007
Agricultural Homestead Waiver Act (P.L. 8-009).Date of entry: 19 Jun 2007 Last edit: 22 Jun 2007
Holdover Tenancy Act (P.L. 10-67).Date of entry: 19 Jun 2007 Last edit: 22 Jun 2007
Tinian Agricultural Homestead Corrections Act of 1996 (P.L. 10-02).Date of entry: 19 Jun 2007 Last edit: 02 Jul 2007
Rota Agricultural Homestead Corrections Act of 1996 (P.L. 10-3).Date of entry: 19 Jun 2007 Last edit: 02 Jul 2007
Beach Preservation Act of 1998 (P.L. No. 11-62).Date of entry: 16 Jul 2007 Last edit: 24 Jul 2007
Agricultural Homestead Waiver Act (P.L. 11-96).Date of entry: 16 Jul 2007 Last edit: 19 Jul 2007
Rota Agricultural Homestead Amendment Act of 2001 (P.L. 12-53).Date of entry: 19 Jul 2007 Last edit: 23 Jul 2007
Land Compensation Act of 2002 (P.L. No. 13-17).Date of entry: 13 Aug 2007 Last edit: 22 Aug 2007
Public Lands Act of 2006 (P.L. No. 15-2).Date of entry: 16 Aug 2007 Last edit: 22 Aug 2007
Public Law No. 15-92.Date of entry: 11 Jul 2008 Last edit: 17 Jul 2008
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.Date of entry: 12 Sep 2013 Last edit: 07 Jan 2014
National Indian Forest Resources Management Act (PL. 101-630).Date of entry: 29 May 1996 Last edit: 03 Apr 2000
Auburn Indian Restoration Act (P.L. 103-434).Date of entry: 07 Jan 1998 Last edit: 03 Apr 2000
Soil and Water Conservation Act (P.L. 4-44).Date of entry: 11 May 2007 Last edit: 21 May 2007
Coastal Resources Management Act of 1983 (P.L. 3-47).Date of entry: 14 Jun 2007 Last edit: 21 Jun 2007
An Act amend the Coastal Resources Management Act of 1983 (P.L. 3-47).Date of entry: 14 Jun 2007 Last edit: 21 Jun 2007
An Act to amend Public Law 11-84; and for other purposes (P.L. 12-2).Date of entry: 19 Jul 2007 Last edit: 23 Jul 2007
Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act.Date of entry: 29 May 1996 Last edit: 03 Apr 2000
Public Purpose Land Exchange Authorization Act of 1937 (P.L. 5-33).Date of entry: 16 May 2007 Last edit: 21 May 2007
Commonwealth Environmental Amendments Act of 1999 (P.L. 11-103).Date of entry: 16 Jul 2007 Last edit: 19 Jul 2007
Commonwealth Recycling Act of 1999 (P.L. 11-112).Date of entry: 16 Jul 2007 Last edit: 19 Jul 2007
Land Compensation Act Amendment (P.L. No. 15-92).Date of entry: 19 Dec 2008 Last edit: 30 Dec 2008
Constitution of the United States.Date of entry: 28 Apr 2014 Last edit: 28 Apr 2014

FAO Land publications: 13 entries

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Forest fires and the lawYear of Publication: 2009
Urban and peri-urban forestryYear of Publication: 1993

Landesa Publications: NO entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Land Publications: NO entries

IDS Index.

World Bank Land Publications: 16 entries

Extracted from the World Bank's Documents & Reports database

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