Intelligence Law Glossary - Proceeding Before an Agency of the United States


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Proceeding Before an Agency of the United States

Statutory Law

5 U.S.C. § 551(12) (2010) (Title 5—Chapter 5: Administrative Procedure)

“Agency Proceeding” means an agency process defined as rulemaking, adjudication, or licensing.

18 U.S.C. § 6001(3) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 601: Immunity of Witnesses)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 6001 et seq.]—
   (3) "proceeding before an agency of the United States" means any proceeding before such an agency with respect to which it is authorized to issue subpenas and to take testimony or receive other information from witnesses under oath;