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§ 5506. Definition of “fiduciary”
For purposes of this chapter and chapter 61 of this title, the term “fiduciary” means—
(1) a person who is a guardian, curator, conservator, committee, or person legally vested with the responsibility or care of a claimant (or a claimant’s estate) or of a beneficiary (or a beneficiary’s estate); or
(2) any other person having been appointed in a representative capacity to receive money paid under any of the laws administered by the Secretary for the use and benefit of a minor, incompetent, or other beneficiary.
(Added Pub. L. 108–454, title V, § 501(a)(1), Dec. 10, 2004, 118 Stat. 3617.)