Subpart A Tribal Authority
Subpart C General Federal Implementation Plan Provisions
Subpart D Implementation Plans for Tribes–region I
Subpart E Implementation Plans for Tribes–region II
Subpart K Implementation Plans for Tribes–region VIII
Subpart L Implementation Plans for Tribes–region IX
Subpart M Implementation Plans for Tribes–region X

Terms Used In 40 CFR Part 49

  • act: means the National Housing Act, as amended. See 24 CFR 207.251
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Borrower: means a mortgagor who is an original borrower under the HECM Loan Agreement and Note. See 24 CFR 206.3
  • Bundled unit: means the cumulative licensed thermal power rating of a number of SMR reactors on the same site that, for 10 CFR part 171 purposes only, is considered a single fee unit. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Commission: means the U. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Commissioner: means the Federal Housing Commissioner or the Commissioner's authorized representative. See 24 CFR 206.3
  • Commissioner: means the Federal Housing Commissioner. See 24 CFR 207.251
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Government agency: means any executive department, commission, independent establishment, corporation, wholly or partly owned by the United States of America which is an instrumentality of the United States, or any board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, authority, administration, or other establishment in the executive branch of the government. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Materials license: means a license, certificate, approval, registration or other form of permission issued or granted by the NRC under the regulations in 10 CFR parts 30, 31 through 36, 39, 40, 61, 70, 71, 72, and 76. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Minimum fee: means one annual fee component paid by the first bundled unit on a site with a cumulative licensed thermal power rating of 2,000 MWt or less. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means a first lien on real estate under the laws of the jurisdiction where the real estate is located. See 24 CFR 206.3
  • mortgage: means such a first lien upon real estate and other property as is commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real estate under the laws of the State, district or territory in which the real estate is located, together with the credit instrument or instruments, if any, secured thereby. See 24 CFR 207.251
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagee: means original lender under a mortgage and its successors and assigns, as are approved by the Commissioner. See 24 CFR 206.3
  • mortgagee: means the original lender under a mortgage its successors and such of its assigns as are approved by the Commissioner, and includes the holders of the credit instruments issued under a trust indenture, mortgage or deed of trust pursuant to which such holders act by and through a trustee therein named. See 24 CFR 207.251
  • Nonprofit educational institution: means a public or nonprofit educational institution whose primary function is education, whose programs are accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, who is legally authorized to provide a program of organized instruction or study, who provides an educational program for which it awards academic degrees, and whose educational programs are available to the public. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Nuclear reactor: means an apparatus, other than an atomic weapon, used to sustain fission in a self-supporting chain reaction. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operating license: means having a license issued pursuant to §50. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Power reactor: means a nuclear reactor designed to produce electrical or heat energy and licensed by the Commission under the authority of section 103 or subsection 104b of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and pursuant to the provisions of §50. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • property: as used in this subpart shall be construed to include the individual dwelling unit and the undivided interest in the common areas and facilities as may be designated. See 24 CFR 206.131
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Research reactor: means a nuclear reactor licensed by the Commission under the authority of subsection 104c of the Act and pursuant to the provisions of §50. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testing facility: means a nuclear reactor licensed by the Commission under the authority of subsection 104c of the Act and pursuant to the provisions of §50. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Variable fee: means the annual fee component paid by the first bundled unit on a site with a licensed thermal power rating greater than 250 MWt and less than or equal to 2,000 MWt. See 10 CFR 171.5
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Variable rate: means a per-MWt fee factor applied to all bundled units on site with a licensed thermal power rating less than or equal to 2,000 MWt. See 10 CFR 171.5