45 CFR 702.1 - Definitions.
For purposes of this part, the following definitions shall apply unless otherwise provided:
(a) The Act means the United States Commission on Civil Rights Act of 1983, 97 Stat. 1301, as amended by the Civil Rights Commission Amendments Act of 1994, 108 Stat. 4339, codified in 42 U.S.C. 1975 through 1975d.
(d) Proceeding means collectively to any public session of the Commission and executive session held in connection therewith.
(e) Hearing means collectively to a public session of the Commission and any executive session held in connection therewith, including the attendance of witnesses or the production of written or other matters for which subpoenas have been issued.
(f) Witnesses are persons subpoenaed to attend and testify or produce written or other matter.
(i) Verified answer means an answer the truth of which is substantiated by oath or affirmation attested to by a notary public or other person who has legal authority to administer oaths.