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Statutory Law

44 U.S.C. § 2201(1) (2010) (Title 44—Chapter 22: Presidential Records)

As used in this chapter [44 U.S.C. §§ 2201 et seq.]—
   (1) The term "documentary material" means all books, correspondence, memorandums, documents, papers, pamphlets, works of art, models, pictures, photographs, plats, maps, films, and motion pictures, including, but not limited to, audio, audiovisual, or other electronic or mechanical recordations.

50 U.S.C. § 435a(f)(4) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 15: National Security—Subchapter F: Access to Classified Information—Limitation on handling, retention, and storage of certain classified materials by the Department of State)

(f) Definitions.  In this section:
   (4) The term "material" means any data, regardless of physical form or characteristic, including written or printed matter, automated information systems storage media, maps, charts, paintings, drawings, films, photographs, engravings, sketches, working notes, papers, reproductions of any such things by any means or process, and sound, voice, magnetic, or electronic recordings.

50 U.S.C. Appx § 2152(13) (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:
   (13) Materials. The term "materials" includes—
      (A) any raw materials (including minerals, metals, and advanced processed materials), commodities, articles, components (including critical components), products, and items of supply; and
      (B) any technical information or services ancillary to the use of any such materials, commodities, articles, components, products, or items.

Administrative Law

32 CFR § 1703.2 [32 CFR CHAPTER XVII—OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: 32 CFR PART 1703—PRODUCTION OF ODNI INFORMATION OR MATERIAL IN PROCEEDINGS BEFORE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL OR OTHER GOVERNMENT ENTITY OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION]

The following definitions apply to this part:
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ODNI Information or Material:
Information or material that is contained in ODNI files, related to or based upon material contained in ODNI files or acquired by any ODNI employee as part of that employee's official duties or because of that employee's association with the ODNI.