Agency is defined at 5 U.S.C. 551. HHS is an agency. Private entities performing work under a contractual agreement with the government are not agencies for the purpose of this definition. However, information maintained on behalf of an agency under Government contract, for the purposes of records management, is considered an agency record.


45 CFR § 5.3

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The following definitions apply to this part:

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