§ 457.101 Purpose
§ 457.102 Application
§ 457.103 Definitions
§ 457.110 Self-evaluation
§ 457.111 Notice
§ 457.130 General prohibitions against discrimination
§ 457.140 Employment
§ 457.149 Program accessibility: Discrimination prohibited
§ 457.150 Program accessibility: Existing facilities
§ 457.151 Program accessibility: New construction and alterations
§ 457.160 Communications
§ 457.170 Compliance procedures

Terms Used In 1 CFR Part 457 - Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by the National Capital Planning Commission

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.