40 U.S. Code § 17101 - Definitions

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§ 17101.
In this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(1)Federal government.—
The term “Federal Government” includes the government of the District of Columbia.
(2)Motor vehicle.—
The term “motor vehicle” means a vehicle, self-propelled or drawn by mechanical power, designed for use on the highways principally for the transportation of passengers, except a vehicle designed or used for military field training, combat, or tactical purposes.

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Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Pub. L. 88–515, § 3, Aug. 30, 1964, 78 Stat. 696.

In clause (1), the words “the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the Government of the United States” are omitted as unnecessary.


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