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Person

Statutory Law

8 U.S.C. § 1101(b)(3) (2010) (Title 8—Chapter 12: Immigration and Nationality)

(b) As used in titles I and II [8 U.S.C. §§ 1101 et seq., 1151 et seq.]—
   (3) The term "person" means an individual or an organization.

8 U.S.C. § 1101(c)(2) (2010) (Title 8—Chapter 12: Immigration and Nationality)

(c) As used in title III [8 U.S.C. §§ 1401 et seq.]—
   (2) The terms "parent," "father," and "mother" include in the case of a posthumous child a deceased parent, father, and mother.

18 U.S.C. § 1961(3) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 96: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.]—
   (3) "person" includes any individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property;

18 U.S.C. § 2331(3) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 113B: Terrorism)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2331 et seq.] —
   (3) the term "person" means any individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property;

18 U.S.C. § 2510(6) (Title 18—Chapter 119: Wire and Electronic Communications Interception and Interception of Oral Communications)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2510 et seq.]—
   (6) "person" means any employee, or agent of the United States or any State or political subdivision thereof, and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, or corporation;

22 U.S.C. § 611(a) (2010) (Title 22—Chapter 11: Foreign Agents and Propaganda: Registration of Foreign Propagandists)

As used in and for the purposes of this Act—
(a) The term "person" includes an individual, partnership, association, corporation, organization, or any other combination of individuals;

22 U.S.C. § 2797c(a)(8) (2010) (Title 22—Chapter 39: Arms Export Control: Control of Missiles and missile Equipment or Technology)

(a) In general.  For purposes of this chapter [22 U.S.C. §§ 2797 et seq.]—
   (8) (A) the term "person" means a natural person as well as a corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, any other nongovernmental entity, organization, or group, and any governmental entity operating as a business enterprise, and any successor of any such entity; and
      (B) in the case of countries with non-market economies (excluding former members of the Warsaw Pact), the term "person" means—
         (i) all activities of that government relating to the development or production of any missile equipment or technology; and
         (ii) all activities of that government affecting the development or production of electronics, space systems or equipment, and military aircraft;

44 U.S.C. § 1501 (2010) (Title 44—Chapter 15: Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations)

As used in this chapter [44 U.S.C. §§ 1501 et seq.], unless the context otherwise requires—
   "person" means an individual, partnership, association, or corporation;

44 U.S.C. § 3502(10) (2010) (Title 44—Chapter 35: Coordination of Federal Information Policy—Subchapter I: Federal Information Policy)

As used in this subchapter [44 U.S.C. §§ 3501 et seq.]—
   (10) the term "person" means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or legal representative, an organized group of individuals, a State, territorial, tribal, or local government or branch thereof, or a political subdivision of a State, territory, tribal, or local government or a branch of a political subdivision;

50 U.S.C. Appx § 2 (2010) (Title 50—Appendix: Trading with the Enemy Act of 1917)

The word "person," as used herein, shall be deemed to mean an individual, partnership, association, company, or other unincorporated body of individuals, or corporation or body politic.

50 U.S.C. Appx § 2152(15) (2010) (Title 50—Appendix: Defense Production Act of 1950)

[NOTE: See 50 U.S.C. Appx § 2166(a) for information regarding the termination of this section.]

For purposes of this Act [50 U.S.C. Appx. §§ 2061 et seq.], the following definitions shall apply:
   (15) Person. The term "person" includes an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other organized group of persons, or legal successor or representative thereof, or any State or local government or agency thereof.

Administrative Law

28 CFR § 22.2(a) [28 CFR PART 22—CONFIDENTIALITY OF IDENTIFIABLE RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION]

(a) Person
means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, public or private organization or governmental entity, or combination thereof.

28 CFR § 69.105(l) [28 CFR PART 69—NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING]

For purposes of this part:
[…]
(l) Person
means an individual, corporation, company, association, authority, firm, partnership, society, State, and local government, regardless of whether such entity is operated for profit or not for profit. This term excludes an Indian tribe, tribal organization, or any other Indian organization with respect to expenditures specifically permitted by other Federal law.

28 CFR § 77.2(g) [28 CFR PART 77—ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR ATTORNEYS FOR THE GOVERNMENT]

As used in this part, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context indicates otherwise:
[…]
(g) The term person means any individual or organization.

28 CFR § 105.22(f) [28 CFR PART 105—CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Subpart C—Private Security Officer Employment]

As used in this subpart:
[…]
(f) Person
means an individual, partnership, firm, company, corporation or institution that performs security services, whether for a third party for consideration or as an internal, proprietary function.