44 U.S. Code § 1501 - Definitions
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As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires—
“document” means a Presidential proclamation or Executive order and an order, regulation, rule, certificate, code of fair competition, license, notice, or similar instrument, issued, prescribed, or promulgated by a Federal agency;
“Federal agency” or “agency” means the President of the United States, or an executive department, independent board, establishment, bureau, agency, institution, commission, or separate office of the administrative branch of the Government of the United States but not the legislative or judicial branches of the Government;
“person” means an individual, partnership, association, or corporation; and
Source(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1273; Pub. L. 98–497, title I, § 107(b)(2),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2286.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 304 (July 26, 1935, ch. 417, § 4,49 Stat. 501).
1984—Pub. L. 98–497inserted definition of “National Archives of the United States”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
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