local government

(2)“local government” means— (A)any political subdivision, instrumentality, or authority of a State or States as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1); (B)any general or special purpose agency of such a political subdivision, instrumentality, or authority; and (C)any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village as defined in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians and includes any tribal organization as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act;

Source

5 USC § 3371(2)


Scoping language

For the purpose of this subchapter
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