In addition to terminology in part 4001 of this chapter, as used in this part–

Terms Used In 29 CFR 4901.2

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC

Agency, person, party, rule, rulemaking, order, and adjudication have the meanings attributed to these terms by the definitions in 5 U.S.C. 551, except where the context demonstrates that a different meaning is intended, and except that for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act the term agency as defined in 5 U.S.C. 551 includes any executive department, military department, Government corporation, Government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President) or any independent regulatory agency.

FOIA means the Freedom of Information Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552).

Working day means any weekday excepting Federal holidays.

[61 FR 34123, July 1, 1996, as amended at 74 FR 27081, June 8, 2009]