42 U.S. Code § 8502 - Definitions
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DefinitionsFor purposes of this chapter—
(1) The term “severe energy supply interruption”, when used with respect to motor fuel or any other energy source, means a national energy supply shortage of such energy source which the President determines—
results, or is likely to result, from an interruption in the energy supplies of the United States, including supplies of imported petroleum products, or from sabotage or an act of God.
The term “motor fuel” means gasoline and diesel fuel.
The term “person” includes (A) any individual, (B) any corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, trust, joint venture, or joint stock company, and (C) the government or any agency of the United States or any State or political subdivision thereof.
The term “Governor” means the chief executive officer of a State.