For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
The term "appropriate committees of Congress" means-
The term "Board" means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
The term "congressional support agencies" means the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation.
The term "Corporation" means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The term "financial institution" means any institution, including, but not limited to, any bank, savings association, credit union, security broker or dealer, or insurance company, established and regulated under the laws of the United States or any State, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, or the United States Virgin Islands, and having significant operations in the United States, but excluding any central bank of, or institution owned by, a foreign government.
The term "Fund" means the Troubled Assets Insurance Financing Fund established under section of this title.
The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Treasury.
The term "TARP" means the Troubled Asset Relief Program established under section of this title.
The term "troubled assets" means-
12 U.S.C. § 5202
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this Act" and was translated as reading "this division", meaning div. A of Pub. L. 110-343, 122 Stat. 3765, known as the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. For complete classification of division A to the Code, see Short Title note set out under sectionof this title and Tables.
- The term "State" means any State, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, or the United States Virgin Islands or any federally recognized Indian tribe, as defined by the Secretary of the Interior under section 5131(a) of title 25.
- The term "credit" means the right granted by a person to a consumer to defer payment of a debt, incur debt and defer its payment, or purchase property or services and defer payment for such purchase.