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Criminal Resource Manual 1048 Definition -- "Person"



The term "person" is defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2510(6) to mean any individual person as well as natural and legal entities. It specifically includes United States and state agents. According to the legislative history, "(o)nly the governmental units themselves are excluded." S.Rep. No. 1097, 90th Cong., 2d Sess. 90 (1968).

[cited in USAM 9-60.200]

Updated February 19, 2015