180.1005 State.§ 180.1005 State.
(a) State means -
(1) Any of the states of the United States;
(2) The District of Columbia;
(3) The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;
(4) Any territory or possession of the United States; or
(5) Any agency or instrumentality of a state.
(b) For purposes of this part, State does not include institutions of higher education, hospitals, or units of local government.