42 U.S.C. § 2000bb-2 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare § 2000bb-2. Definitions

As used in this chapter--

(1)  the term “government” includes a branch, department, agency, instrumentality, and official (or other person acting under color of law) of the United States, or of a covered entity;

(2)  the term “covered entity” means the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and each territory and possession of the United States;

(3)  the term “demonstrates” means meets the burdens of going forward with the evidence and of persuasion;  and

(4)  the term “exercise of religion” means religious exercise, as defined in section 2000cc-5 of this title.

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