16 U.S. Code § 6502 - Definitions

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In this chapter:
(1) Federal land
The term “Federal land” means—
(A) land of the National Forest System (as defined in section 1609 (a) of this title) administered by the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service; and
(B) public lands (as defined in section 1702 of title 43), the surface of which is administered by the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.
(2) Indian tribe
The term “Indian tribe” has the meaning given the term in section 450b of title 25.


(Pub. L. 108–148, § 3,Dec. 3, 2003, 117 Stat. 1888.)
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This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 108–148, Dec. 3, 2003, 117 Stat. 1887, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6501 of this title and Tables.

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