The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Miscellaneous Laws Affecting Universities

Higher Education Act of 1965 and Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (Disclosure Requirements on Foreign Source Interests)
Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005 and Constitution Day
Depository Library Program
CAN SPAM Act (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003)
Confidentiality of Patient Records
General Revision of the Copyright Law (1976) and Judicial Improvement Act of 1990
Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998
Visual Artists Rights Act
Teacher Education Program Reporting Requirements
The Trademark Act of 1946 (Lanham Act) (amended by the Trademark Revision Act of 1988)
Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890
The Clayton Act (amended by the Robinson Patman Act)
The Federal Trade Commission Act
National Cooperative Research Act of 1984
The Philanthropy Protection Act (1995)
Charitable Gift Annuity Antitrust Relief Act of 1995
State Laws Regulating Charitable Solicitations
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995
Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (amended by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989)
The Byrd Amendment
U.S. House of Representatives Gift Rule LII
U.S. Senate Gift Rule XXXV
Financial Services Modernization Act (Gramm Leach Bliley Act)
The Telemarketing Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act
Sarbanes Oxley Act
U.S. Postal Service Domestic Mail Manual Standards
Revised Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations
Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations, Federal
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Related to Discovery and Electronically Stored Information
Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007
Fire Safety Disclosure and Reporting (part of HEOA of 2008)
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
Mandatory Medicare Reporting
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

European Union General Data Protection Regulations*

updated 12-4-17 to add GDPR