31 U.S. Code § 3501 - Definition

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In this chapter, “executive agency” does not include (except in section 3513) a corporation, agency, or instrumentality subject to chapter 91 of this title.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Sept. 12, 1950, ch. 946, § 118, 64 Stat. 837; Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 814, § 2(c), 70 Stat. 783.

The words “As used . . . the term” are omitted as surplus. The words “means any executive department or independent establishment in the executive branch of the Government” are omitted because of section 102 of the revised title. The reference to 31:66d is unnecessary because the defined term is not used in the restatement of 31:66d in section 3514 of the revised title. The text of 31:65a(words after 4th comma) is omitted as unnecessary because of 39:410.

Editorial Notes

2010—Pub. L. 111–204 struck out “and subchapter VI of this title” after “section 3513”.

2001—Pub. L. 107–107 inserted “and subchapter VI” after “section 3513”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Short Title of 2002 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–289, § 1, Nov. 7, 2002, 116 Stat. 2049, provided that:

“This Act [amending section 3515 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3515 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Accountability of Tax Dollars Act of 2002’.”
Short Title of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–531, § 1, Nov. 22, 2000, 114 Stat. 2537, provided that:

“This Act [enacting section 3516 of this title, amending sections 1116, 3515, and 3521 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 1116 and 3516 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Reports Consolidation Act of 2000’.”