Title 5 of the United States Code

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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 Stat. 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.


  1. "United States Code". Office of the Law Revision Counsel. Retrieved November 21, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. United States Code (1964). Washington, DC: U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. 1965. p. 111.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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