42 U.S. Code § 5792 - Definitions
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In this part, the following definitions apply:
(2) Code Adam alert
The term “Code Adam alert” means a set of procedures used in public buildings to alert employees and other users of the building that a child is missing.
(3) Designated authority
The term “designated authority” means—
(A) with respect to a public building owned or leased for use by an Executive agency—
(ii) in the case of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts;
(iii) in the case of buildings under the jurisdiction, custody, and control of the Smithsonian Institution, the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution; or
(B) with respect to the Supreme Court Building, the Marshal of the Supreme Court; with respect to the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, the Director of the Administrative Office of United States Courts; and with respect to all other public buildings owned or leased for use by an establishment in the judicial branch of government, the General Services Administration in consultation with the United States Marshals Service; and
(4) Executive agency
(5) Federal agency
The term “Federal agency” means any Executive agency or any establishment in the legislative or judicial branches of the Government.
Source(Pub. L. 108–21, title III, § 362,Apr. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 665.)
Section was enacted as part of the Code Adam Act of 2003 and also as part of the Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today Act of 2003, also known as the PROTECT Act, and not as part of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 which comprises this chapter.