(14) Rating agency .— The term “rating agency” means a credit rating agency registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (as that term is defined in section 3(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ( 15 U.S.C. 78c(a) )).
23 USC § 601(a)(14)
None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.