Federal Private Sector Mandate Law and Legal Definition

The term "Federal private sector mandate" means “any provision in legislation, statute, or regulation that--

(A) would impose an enforceable duty upon the private sector except--

(i) a condition of Federal assistance; or

(ii) a duty arising from participation in a voluntary Federal program; or

(B) would reduce or eliminate the amount of authorization of appropriations for Federal financial assistance that will be provided to the private sector for the purposes of ensuring compliance with such duty.” (2 USCS § 658)