(a law) requires (someone) to (do something

Some laws "require" people to do things. In other words, people have to do some things because of laws. For example:

The law requires gun owners to register their weapons.

You are required to submit your appeal within 30 days.

You can use the form "___ requires ___ to ___" as in the examples above, or you can use the form "___ requires that ____" as in this example:

There's a ridiculous new law that requires that any livestock, even backyard chickens, be registered with the state government.

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