U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 05, 2023
§ 551.
For the purpose of this subchapter—
“agency” means each authority of the Government of the United States, whether or not it is within or subject to review by another agency, but does not include—
the Congress;
the courts of the United States;
the governments of the territories or possessions of the United States;
the government of the District of Columbia;
or except as to the requirements of
cite as: 5 USC 551