Subchapter I Generally

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 1 - The Public Health Service

  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • 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 1 USC 8
  • States: as used in this chapter , shall be held to include the District of Columbia. See 42 USC 27