Assistance Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 31 USCS § 6101 (Title 31, Money and Finance; Subtitle V, General Assistance Administration; Chapter 61; Program Information), “assistance--

(A) means the transfer of anything of value for a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by a law of the United States, including--

(i) financial assistance;

(ii) United States Government facilities, services, and property; and

(iii) expert and technical information; and

(B) does not include conventional public information services or procurement of property or services for the direct benefit or use of the Government.”