7 U.S. Code § 8302 - Definitions
The term “article” means any pest or disease or any material or tangible object that could harbor a pest or disease.
The term “export” means to move from a place within the territorial limits of the United States to a place outside the territorial limits of the United States.
The term “import” means to move from a place outside the territorial limits of the United States to a place within the territorial limits of the United States.
The term “Indian tribe” has the meaning given the term in section 450b of title 25.
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 “State” means any of the States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands of the United States, or any territory or possession of the United States.
Except when used in this section, the term “this chapter” includes any regulation or order issued by the Secretary under the authority of this chapter.
This chapter, referred to in introductory provisions and par. (16), was in the original “this subtitle”, meaning subtitle E (§§ 10401–10418) of title X of Pub. L. 107–171, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 494, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle E to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 8301 of this title and Tables.
For transfer of functions of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to agricultural import and entry inspection activities under this chapter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.sections 231, 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of