7 CFR 75.2 - Terms defined.
For the purpose of these regulations unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall be construed, respectively, as follows:
(b)Regulations means the regulations in this part.
(c)Department means the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
(e)Administrator means the Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department, or any other officer or employee of AMS to whom authority has been delegated to act in the Administrator's stead.
(h)Person means any individual, partnership, association, business trust, corporation, entity, or any other organized group of persons, whether incorporated or not.
(i)Seed means any agricultural or vegetable seed.
(l)Authorized agent means an agent to whom authority to represent a person or government agency has been given by that person or government agency through delegation, contract or cooperative agreement, or other means.
(m)Memorandum of Understanding means a written plan between AMS and a State for carrying out their separate activities in a project of mutual interest to the parties involved.
(n)Inspector means a licensed employee of a State authorized pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding or an employee of the Department authorized by the Director, to draw samples of seeds, seal containers, inspect records, test seeds for quality, issue certificates and reports, and bill for services.