United States Code

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§ 311.
Definitions
In this subchapter:
(1)
Agency.—
The term “agency” means an agency referred to under section 901(b) of title 31.
(2)
Director.—
The term “Director” means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
(3)
Evaluation.—
The term “evaluation” means an assessment using systematic data collection and analysis of one or more programs, policies, and organizations intended to assess their effectiveness and efficiency.
(4)
Evidence.—
The term “evidence” has the meaning given that term in section 3561 of title 44.
(5)
State.—
The term “State” means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, each territory or possession of the United States, and each federally recognized governing body of any Indian Tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.
(6)
Statistical activities; statistical agency or unit; statistical purpose.—
The terms “statistical activities”, “statistical agency or unit”, and “statistical purpose” have the meanings given those terms in section 3561 of title 44.
(Added Pub. L. 115–435, title I, § 101(a)(2), Jan. 14, 2019, 132 Stat. 5530.)
cite as: 5 USC 311