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PUBLIC LAW 101-647—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4935 action), or mixed property, tangible or intangible, vested or contingent, wherever located and however held (including community property and property held in trust (including spendthrift and pension trusts)), but excludes— "(A) property held in trust by the United States for the benefit of an Indian tribe or individual Indian; and "(B) Indian lands subject to restrictions against alienation imposed by the United States. "(13) 'Security agreement' means an agreement that creates or provides for a lien. "(14) 'State' means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, or any territory or possession of the United States. "(15) 'United States' means— "(A) a Federal corporation; "(B) an agency, department, commission, board, or other entity of the United States; or "(C) an instrumentality of the United States. "(16) 'United States marshal' means a United States marshal, a deputy marshal, or an official of the United States Marshals Service designated under section 564. "§ 3003. Rules of construction "(a) TERMS. —For purposes of this chapter— "(1) the terms 'includes' and 'including' are not limiting; "(2) the term 'or' is not exclusive; and "(3) the singular includes the plural. "(b) EFFECT ON RIGHTS OF THE UNITED STATES.—T h is chapter shall not be construed to curtail or limit the right of the United States under any other Federal law or any State law— "(1) to collect taxes or to collect any other amount collectible in the same manner as a tsix; "(2) to collect any fine, penalty, assessment, restitution, or forfeiture arising in a criminal case; "(3) to appoint or seek the appointment of a receiver; or "(4) to enforce a security agreement. "(c) EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS. —T h is chapter shall not be construed to supersede or modify the operation of— "(1) title 11; "(2) admiralty law; "(3) section 3713 of title 31; "(4) section 303 of the Consumer Credit Protection Act (15 U.S.C. 1673); "(5) a statute of limitation applicable to a criminal proceeding; "(6) the common law or statutory rights to set-off or recoupment; "(7) any Federal law authorizing, or any inherent authority of a court to provide, injunctive relief; "(8) the authority of a court— "(A) to impose a sanction under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; "(B) to appoint a receiver to effectuate its order; or "(C) to exercise the power of contempt under any Federal law; 39-194O-91-18:QL3Part6