Title 5 of the United States Code

Title 5 of the United States Code outlines the role of government organization and employees in the United States Code.[1] It also is the Title that specifies Federal holidays (5 U.S.C. § 6103).


On September 6, 1966, Title 5 was enacted as positive law by Pub. L. 89–554 (80 378). Prior to the 1966 positive law recodification, Title 5 had the heading, "Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees."[2] Title 5 contains the Freedom of Information Act, as well as authorization for government reorganizations such as Reorganization Plan No. 3.

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