Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 18 > Part I > Chapter 109B
Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
foreign commerce: as used in this title , includes commerce with a foreign country. See 40 USC 5103
individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 42 USC 201
Service: means the Public Health Service. See 42 USC 201
United States: as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except the Canal Zone. See 40 USC 3706
whoever: include corporations, companies, associations, firms, partnerships, societies, and joint stock companies, as well as individuals. See 19 USC 2291