United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Nov 27, 2022
For the purpose of this subchapter—
“agency” means an Executive agency, a military department, and the government of the District of Columbia; and
a student nurse, medical or dental intern, resident-in-training, student dietitian, student physical therapist, and student occupational therapist, assigned or attached to a hospital, clinic, or medical or dental laboratory operated by an agency; and
any other student-employee, assigned or attached primarily for training purposes to a hospital, clinic, or medical or dental laboratory operated by an agency, who is designated by the head of the agency with the approval of the Office of Personnel Management.
cite as: 5 USC 5351