Title 5 of the United States Code outlines the role of government organization and employees in the United States Code. It also is the Title that specifies Federal holidays (5 U.S.C. § 6103).
- Part I: The Agencies Generally
- Part II: Civil Service Functions and Responsibilities
- Part III: Employees
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." Title 5 contains the Freedom of Information Act, as well as authorization for government reorganizations such as Reorganization Plan No. 3.