31 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
SUBTITLE I - GENERAL
CHAPTER 1 - DEFINITIONS
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CHAPTER 1—DEFINITIONS

Sec.
101.
Agency.
102.
Executive agency.
103.
United States.

        

§101. Agency

In this title, “agency” means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government.

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
101 (no source).

The section is included to avoid the necessity for defining “agency” each time it is used in the revised title.

§102. Executive agency

In this title, “executive agency” means a department, agency, or instrumentality in the executive branch of the United States Government.

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
102 (no source).

The section is included to avoid the necessity for defining “executive agency” each time it is used in the revised title.

§103. United States

In this title, “United States”, when used in a geographic sense, means the States of the United States and the District of Columbia.

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
103 (no source).

The section is included to avoid the necessity for defining “United States” each time it is used in the revised title.