5 U.S. Code § 3701 - Definitions
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For purposes of this chapter—
(1) the term “agency” means an Executive agency, but does not include the Government Accountability Office; and
(2) the term “detail” means—
(A) the assignment or loan of an employee of an agency to a private sector organization without a change of position from the agency that employs the individual, or
(B) the assignment or loan of an employee of a private sector organization to an agency without a change of position from the private sector organization that employs the individual,
whichever is appropriate in the context in which such term is used.
Source(Added Pub. L. 107–347, title II, § 209(c)(1),Dec. 17, 2002, 116 Stat. 2925; amended Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b),July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814.)
2004—Par. (1). Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.