area studies: means a program of comprehensive study of the aspects of a society or societies, including study of its history, culture, economy, politics, international relations and languages. See 20 USC 1132
county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 19 USC 2292
Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
Personal property: All property that is not real property.
Secretary: means the Secretary of Commerce. See 19 USC 1441
temporary: shall be construed to mean not in excess of one year, or not in excess of the specific period during which appropriations are available for the conduct of a particular census, whichever is longer. See 19 USC 1462