Title 5 of the United States Code

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Title 5 of the United States Code outlines the role of government organization and employees in the United States Code.[1] It also is the Title that specifies Federal holidays (5 U.S.C. § 6103).


On September 6, 1966, Title 5 was enacted as positive law by Pub. L. 89–554 (80 Stat. 378). Prior to the 1966 positive law recodification, Title 5 had the heading, "Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees."[2] Title 5 contains the Freedom of Information Act, as well as authorization for government reorganizations such as Reorganization Plan No. 3.


  1. ^ "United States Code". Office of the Law Revision Counsel. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  2. ^ United States Code (1964). Washington, DC: U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. 1965. p. 111.

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