33 USC 3002 - Definitions
Sec. 3002. Definitions(a)
Applicability of definitions in title 10
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the definitions provided in section 101 of title 10 apply to the provisions of this chapter.
In this chapter:
The term "active duty" means full-time duty in the active service of a uniformed service.
The term "grade" means a step or degree, in a graduated scale of office or rank, that is established and designated as a grade by law or regulation.
The term "officer" means an officer of the commissioned corps.
The term "flag officer" means an officer serving in, or having the grade of, vice admiral, rear admiral, or rear admiral (lower half).
The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Commerce.
The term "Administration" means the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Last modified: July 21, 2011