As used in this subchapter–

Terms Used In 16 USC 410y

  • Canal: means the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, including its towpath. See 16 USC 410y
  • 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.
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Local government: means any political subdivision of a State, including a county, municipality, city, town, township, or a school or other special district created pursuant to State law. See 16 USC 410y
  • Park: means the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, as herein established. See 16 USC 410y
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, private nonprofit organization, or club. See 16 USC 410y
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 16 USC 410y
  • State: means any State, and includes the District of Columbia. See 16 USC 410y

(a) “Park” means the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, as herein established.

(b) “Canal” means the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, including its towpath.

(c) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

(d) “State” means any State, and includes the District of Columbia.

(e) “Local government” means any political subdivision of a State, including a county, municipality, city, town, township, or a school or other special district created pursuant to State law.

(f) “Person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, private nonprofit organization, or club.

(g) “Landowner” means any person, local government, or State owning, or on reasonable grounds professing to own, lands or interests in lands adjacent to or in the vicinity of the park.