Federal Government Official Law and Legal Definition

According to 40 CFR 1400.2 [Title 40 ; Protection Of Environment Chapter Iv ; Environmental Protection Agency And Department Of Justice Subchapter A ;Accidental Release Prevention. Requirements; Risk Management Programs Under The Clean Air Act Section 112(R)(7); Distribution Of Off-Site Consequence Analysis Information Part 1400 Distribution Of Off-Site Consequence Analysis Information Subpart A General] Federal government official means “Federal government official means --

(1) An officer or employee of the United States; and

(2) An officer or employee of an agent or contractor of the federal government.”