Subpart 77.01 Application
Subpart 77.03 Marine Engineering Systems
Subpart 77.05 Electrical Engineering and Interior Communication Systems
Subpart 77.06 Lifesaving Appliances and Arrangements
Subpart 77.07 Anchors, Chains, and Hawsers
Subpart 77.09 Radar
Subpart 77.11 Magnetic Compass and Gyrocompass
Subpart 77.27 Sounding Equipment
Subpart 77.30 Emergency Equipment
Subpart 77.35 Fireman’s Outfit
Subpart 77.40 Pilot Boarding Equipment

Terms Used In 46 CFR Part 77 - Vessel Control and Miscellaneous Systems and Equipment

  • Acquisition cost: means the cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Allocation: means the process of assigning a cost, or a group of costs, to one or more cost objective(s), in reasonable proportion to the benefit provided or other equitable relationship. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Auditee: means any non-Federal entity that expends Federal awards which must be audited under subpart F-of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for indirect costs: means the Federal agency responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and approving cost allocation plans or indirect cost proposals developed under this part on behalf of all Federal agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in Contract. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Equipment: means tangible personal property (including information technology systems) having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the non-Federal entity for financial statement purposes, or $5,000. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Expenditures: means charges made by a non-Federal entity to a project or program for which a Federal award was received. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal agency: means an "agency" as defined at 5 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal awarding agency: means the Federal agency that provides a Federal award directly to a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal share: means the portion of total project costs that are paid by Federal funds. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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.
  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Loan: means a Federal loan or loan guarantee received or administered by a non-Federal entity, except as used in the definition of Program income. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • loan guarantee: means any Federal Government guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or a part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a non-Federal borrower to a non-Federal lender, but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Major program: means a Federal program determined by the auditor to be a major program in accordance with §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Pass-through entity: means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Prior approval: means written approval by an authorized HHS official evidencing prior consent before a recipient undertakes certain activities or incurs specific costs. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Program income: means gross income earned by the non-Federal entity that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the Federal award during the period of performance except as provided in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Recipient: means an entity, usually but not limited to non-Federal entities, that receives a Federal award directly from a Federal awarding agency to carry out an activity under a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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.
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subrecipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Termination: means the ending of a Federal award, in whole or in part at any time prior to the planned end of period of performance. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • vessels contracted for: includes not only the contracting for the construction of a vessel, but also the contracting for a material alteration to a vessel, the contracting for the conversion of a vessel to a passenger vessel, and the changing of service or route of a vessel if such change increases or modifies the general requirements for the vessel or increases the hazards to which it might be subjected. See 46 CFR 70.05-5