7 U.S. Code § 7702 - Definitions
The term “biological control organism” means any enemy, antagonist, or competitor used to control a plant pest or noxious weed.
The term “means of conveyance” means any personal property used for or intended for use for the movement of any other personal property.
The term “noxious weed” means any plant or plant product that can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage to crops (including nursery stock or plant products), livestock, poultry, or other interests of agriculture, irrigation, navigation, the natural resources of the United States, the public health, or the environment.
The term “person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, joint venture, or other legal entity.
For the purposes of section 7712(e) of this title, the term “systems approach” means a defined set of phytosanitary procedures, at least two of which have an independent effect in mitigating pest risk associated with the movement of commodities.
The term “United States” means all of the States.
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title IV of Pub. L. 106–224, June 20, 2000, 114 Stat. 438, known as the Plant Protection Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title IV to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 7701 of this title and Tables.
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