Part 609 Electronic Commerce
Part 610 Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators
Part 611 Organization
Part 612 Standards of Conduct and Referral of Known or Suspected Criminal Violations
Part 613 Eligibility and Scope of Financing
Part 614 Loan Policies and Operations
Part 615 Funding and Fiscal Affairs, Loan Policies and Operations, and Funding Operations
Part 616 Leasing
Part 617 Borrower Rights
Part 618 General Provisions
Part 619 Definitions
Part 620 Disclosure to Shareholders
Part 621 Accounting and Reporting Requirements
Part 622 Rules of Practice and Procedure
Part 623 Practice Before the Farm Credit Administration
Part 624 Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities
Part 625 Application for Award of Fees and Other Expenses Under the Equal Access to Justice Act
Part 626 Nondiscrimination in Lending
Part 627 Title IV Conservators, Receivers, and Voluntary Liquidations
Part 628 Capital Adequacy of System Institutions
Part 630 Disclosure to Investors in Systemwide and Consolidated Bank Debt Obligations of the Farm Credit System
Part 650 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation General Provisions
Part 651 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Governance
Part 652 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Funding and Fiscal Affairs
Part 653 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Risk Management
Part 655 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Disclosure and Reporting Requirements

Terms Used In CFR > Title 12 > Chapter VI > Subchapter B

  • Act: means the statutes authorizing the National Flood Insurance Program that are incorporated in 42 U. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Act: means the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended. See 12 CFR 623.2
  • Act: means the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Act: means the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended (52 Stat. See 29 CFR 570.1
  • Act: means the Social Security Act, and titles referred to are titles of that Act. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Act: means the Social Security Act, and the title referred to is title IV-D of that Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Act: means the Robert T. See 44 CFR 300.1
  • Act: refers to the Privacy Act of 1974. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Act: means the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended by the Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments of 1974, 1976, and 1979, and unless specifically excluded, includes chapters 95 and 96 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 relating to public financing of Federal elections. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Act: means section 1113 of the Social Security Act, as amended. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Actuarial services: means performance of actuarial valuations and preparation of any actuarial reports. See 20 CFR 901.1
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administration: means the Family Support Administration. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Administration: means the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Administrator: means the Under Secretary of Transportation for Security identified in 49 U. See 49 CFR 1500.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division or his authorized representative. See 29 CFR 570.1
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Family Support Administration. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, FEMA, or designee. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, FEMA or designee. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Administrator of the Office of Unemployment Insurance: means the Department's Employment and Training Administration's chief administrative officer directly responsible for the operation of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program and oversight of the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program and UC laws. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • Adverse claim: means a claim that a claimant has a property interest in a security and that it is a violation of the rights of the claimant for another person to hold, transfer, or deal with the security. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • 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.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington DC. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Agency: means any executive department, military department, government corporation, or other establishment in this executive branch of the Federal Government, including the Executive Office of the President or any independent regulatory agency. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • agency: means State or local public agency or organization or national or local private agency or organization with which the Assistant Secretary has entered into agreement for the provision of temporary assistance pursuant to the Act. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Agency attorney: means the Deputy Chief Counsel for Enforcement or an attorney that he or she designates. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Agent: A legal entity or person, such as an association of agricultural employers, or an attorney for an association, that:

    (1) Is authorized to act on behalf of the employer for temporary agricultural labor certification purposes. See 20 CFR 655.103

  • Agent of a Child: means a caretaker relative having custody of or responsibility for the child. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • ALJ: means an ALJ appointed pursuant to the provisions of 5 U. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • ALJ: refers to an Administrative Law Judge of the Departmental Appeals Board. See 20 CFR 498.201
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocated equities: means stock or surplus representing a patronage payment to a member-borrower that a System institution has retained for the benefit of its membership. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Alluvial fan flooding: means flooding occurring on the surface of an alluvial fan or similar landform which originates at the apex and is characterized by high-velocity flows. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Apex: means a point on an alluvial fan or similar landform below which the flow path of the major stream that formed the fan becomes unpredictable and alluvial fan flooding can occur. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicable matching rate: means the rate of Federal funding of State IV-D programs' administrative costs for the appropriate fiscal year. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Applicant: means a community which indicates a desire to participate in the Program. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Applicant: means an individual who files an initial claim for unemployment compensation under State law. See 20 CFR 620.2
  • applicant: means one who submits an application, request, or plan required to be approved by a responsible Foundation official, or by a primary recipient, as a condition to eligibility for Federal financial assistance, and the term application means such an application, request, or plan. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • area management: means the operation of an overall program of corrective and preventive measures for reducing mudslide (i. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessment: means the amount described in §498. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Assistant Secretary: means the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney: means any person who is eligible to practice law in, and is a member in good standing of the bar of, the highest court of any State, possession, territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or of the District of Columbia, and is not under any order suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him or her in the practice of law. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • attorney: means any person who is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, possession, territory, Commonwealth or the District of Columbia. See 12 CFR 623.2
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Auxiliary aids: means services, including attendant services, or devices that enable handicapped persons, including those with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the Commission. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the Foundation. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the Commission. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bank holding company: means a bank holding company as defined in section 2 of the Bank Holding Company Act. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Bank Holding Company Act: means the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base flood: means the flood having a one percent chance of being equalled or exceeded in any given year. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Board: means the Farm Credit Administration Board. See 12 CFR 623.2
  • Board: means the Farm Credit Administration Board. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Book-entry security: means a Farm Credit security issued or maintained in the Book-entry System. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Book-entry System: means the automated book-entry system operated by the Federal Reserve Banks, acting as the fiscal agent for the Farm Credit banks, through which book-entry securities are issued, recorded, transferred and maintained in book-entry form. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Borrower stock: means the capital investment a borrower holds in a System institution in connection with a loan. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Call Report: means reports of condition and performance, as described in subpart D of part 621 of this chapter. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Central authority: means the agency designated by a government to facilitate support enforcement with a foreign reciprocating country (FRC) pursuant to section 459A of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • central office: refer to the regional offices and the central office of the Family Support Administration, respectively. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Central Office: refer to the Regional Offices and the Central Office of the Office of Child Support Enforcement, respectively. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Central registry: means a single unit or office within the State IV-D agency which receives, disseminates and has oversight responsibility for processing incoming interstate IV-D cases, including UIFSA petitions and requests for wage withholding in IV-D cases and, at the option of the State, intrastate IV-D cases. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • centralized offset: refer to the process by which the Treasury Department's Financial Management Service offsets Federal payments through the Treasury Offset Program. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Certification: means the written justification by a licensee of the need for Federal compensatory assistance. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Certification: means the written justification by a licensee of the need for Federal compensatory assistance, as authorized in 44 CFR part 352 and E. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • CFTC: means the U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief FOIA Officer: means the person designated under §9405. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Clean-up call: means a contractual provision that permits an originating System institution or servicer to call securitization exposures before their stated maturity or call date. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Cleared transaction: means an exposure associated with an outstanding derivative contract or repo-style transaction that a System institution or clearing member has entered into with a central counterparty (that is, a transaction that a central counterparty has accepted). See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Clearing member: means a member of, or direct participant in, a CCP that is entitled to enter into transactions with the CCP. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Clearing member client: means a party to a cleared transaction associated with a CCP in which a clearing member either acts as a financial intermediary with respect to the party or guarantees the performance of the party to the CCP. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Coastal high hazard area: means an area of special flood hazard extending from offshore to the inland limit of a primary frontal dune along an open coast and any other area subject to high velocity wave action from storms or seismic sources. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Collateral agreement: means a legal contract that specifies the time when, and circumstances under which, a counterparty is required to pledge collateral to a System institution for a single financial contract or for all financial contracts in a netting set and confers upon the System institution a perfected, first-priority security interest (notwithstanding the prior security interest of any custodial agent), or the legal equivalent thereof, in the collateral posted by the counterparty under the agreement. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Commercial use: means a purpose that furthers the commercial, trade, or profit interests of the requestor or the person on whose behalf the request is made. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Commercial use request: means a FOIA request from or on behalf of a person who seeks information for a use or purpose that furthers his/her commercial, trade, or profit interests, which can include furthering those interests through litigation. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Commission: means the Federal Election Commission, established by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Commission: means the Federal Election Commission. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Commission: means the Federal Election Commission. See 11 CFR 7.2
  • Commission: means the U. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Commission: means the U. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Commission: means the U. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • Commission: means the U. See 11 CFR 9410.2
  • Commission: means the U. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Commission: means the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Commissioner: means a member of the Federal Election Commission, in accordance with 52 U. See 11 CFR 7.2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Social Security or his or her designees. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Commissioner: means an individual appointed to the Commission by the President and confirmed by the Senate under section 203 of the Help America Vote Act of 2002, 42 U. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Commitment: means any legally binding arrangement that obligates a System institution to extend credit or to purchase assets. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Commodity Exchange Act: means the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936 (7 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • 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.
  • Community: means any State or area or political subdivision thereof, or any Indian tribe or authorized tribal organization, or Alaska Native village or authorized native organization, which has authority to adopt and enforce flood plain management regulations for the areas within its jurisdiction. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Community: The community (referred to as both subapplicant and subgrantee) will:

    (1) Prepare and submit a FEMA-approved Local Mitigation Plan, consistent with the requirements of part 201 of this chapter. See 44 CFR 79.3

  • Company: means a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, depository institution, business trust, special purpose entity, System institution, association, or similar organization. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Compensation: The compensation of employees as defined in the rules in this part is to be stated in such manner and detail as the forms adopted for periodical returns require. See 49 CFR 1245.3
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the Commission's actions in sufficient detail to inform the Commission of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the Foundation's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Foundation of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the complaintant's name and address and describes the Commission's actions in sufficient detail to inform the Commission of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504, as defined in this part. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the Commission's actions in sufficient detail to inform the Commission of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504 or section 508. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Conferees: Legislators appointed to serve on conference committees. They are also called "managers." Conferees are usually appointed from the committee or committees that reported the legislation; they are expected to try and uphold their chamber's position on measures when they negotiate with conferees from the other chamber.
  • Conference committee: A temporary, ad hoc panel composed of conferees from both chamber of a legislature which is formed for the purpose of reconciling differences in legislation that has passed both chambers. Conference committees are usually convened to resolve bicameral differences on major and controversial legislation.
  • Conference report: The compromise product negotiated by the conference committee. The "conference report" is submitted to each chamber for its consideration, such as approval or disapproval.
  • Congressional Record: The substantially verbatim account of daily proceedings in Congress. It is printed for each day Congress is in session. At the back of each daily issue is the "Daily Digest," which summarizes the day's floor and committee activities.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means a legal instrument by which a non-Federal entity purchases property or services needed to carry out the project or program under a Federal award. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in this section. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Controlling order State: means the State in which the only order was issued or, where multiple orders exist, the State in which the order determined by a tribunal to control prospective current support pursuant to the UIFSA was issued. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative agreement: means a legal instrument of financial assistance between a Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity and a non-Federal entity that, consistent with 31 U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Corporate exposure: means an exposure to a company that is not:

    (1) An exposure to a sovereign, the Bank for International Settlements, the European Central Bank, the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, a multi-lateral development bank (MDB), a depository institution, a foreign bank, a credit union, or a public sector entity (PSE). See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Country: means a foreign country (or a political subdivision thereof) declared to be an FRC under section 459A of the Act and any foreign country (or political subdivision thereof) with which the State has entered into a reciprocal arrangement for the establishment and enforcement of support obligations to the extent consistent with Federal law pursuant to section 459A(d) of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit derivative: means a financial contract executed under standard industry credit derivative documentation that allows one party (the protection purchaser) to transfer the credit risk of one or more exposures (reference exposure(s)) to another party (the protection provider) for a certain period of time. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit risk mitigant: means collateral, a credit derivative, or a guarantee. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Credit union: means an insured credit union as defined under the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Credit-enhancing representations and warranties: means representations and warranties that are made or assumed in connection with a transfer of underlying exposures (including loan servicing assets) and that obligate a System institution to protect another party from losses arising from the credit risk of the underlying exposures. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Creditor agency: means any Federal agency that is owed a debt. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Criteria: means the comprehensive criteria for land management and use for flood-prone areas developed under 42 U. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Critical feature: means an integral and readily identifiable part of a flood protection system, without which the flood protection provided by the entire system would be compromised. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Custodian: means a company that has legal custody of collateral provided to a CCP. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • DAB: refers to the Departmental Appeals Board of the U. See 20 CFR 498.201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Days: means standard working days, excluding weekends and federal holidays. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Debt: means any amount of money, funds or property that has been determined by an appropriate official of the Federal Government to be owed to the United States government, including government-owned corporations, by a person. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Debtor: means a person who owes a debt to the United States. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Decline or fail: means a situation where State or local governments do not participate in preparing offsite emergency plans or have significant planning or preparedness inadequacies and have not demonstrated the commitment or capabilities to correct those inadequacies in a timely manner so as to satisfy NRC licensing requirements. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Deductible: means the fixed amount or percentage of any loss covered by insurance which is borne by the insured prior to the insurer's liability. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board: means the Board established under the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989. See 10 CFR 1704.2
  • Demand: means a subpoena, or an order or other command of a court or other competent authority, for the production, disclosure, or release of records or for the appearance and testimony of a Commission employee that is issued in a legal proceeding. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Department: means the United States Department of Labor. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • Department: means the U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • 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.
  • Depository institution: means a depository institution as defined in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Deputy Administrator: means the , National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA, or designee. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Deputy Administrator: means the Deputy Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA or designee. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Derivative contract: means a financial contract whose value is derived from the values of one or more underlying assets, reference rates, or indices of asset values or reference rates. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Designated Agency Ethics Official: means the employee designated by the Commission to administer the provisions of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U. See 11 CFR 7.2
  • Determinations: If the employer has complied with the criteria for certification, including recruitment of eligible U. See 20 CFR 655.1300
  • Development: means any man-made change to improved or unimproved real estate, including but not limited to buildings or other structures, mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, excavation or drilling operations or storage of equipment or materials. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct costs: means those expenditures which the Commission actually incurs in searching for and duplicating (and, in the case of commercial use requestors, reviewing) documents to respond to a FOIA request. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Direct costs: means those expenditures which the Commission actually incurs in searching for, duplicating, and, in the case of commercial use requesters, reviewing documents to respond to a FOIA request. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Director: means the Director, Office of Child Support Enforcement, who is the Secretary's designee to administer the Child Support Enforcement program under title IV-D. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Director: means the Director of the National Science Foundation. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Disaster assistance plans: means those plans which identify tasks needed to deliver disaster assistance and to avoid, reduce, or mitigate natural hazards. See 44 CFR 300.1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dodd-Frank Act: means the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Pub. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Duplication: means the process of making a copy of a document necessary to respond to a FOIA request. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Duplication: means the process of making a copy of a document necessary to respond to a FOIA request. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • EIR: means a written report prepared by a TSA Inspector or other authorized agency official detailing the results of an inspection or investigation of a violation of a TSA requirement, including copies of any relevant evidence. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Electronic and Information technology: Includes information technology and any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the creation, conversion, or duplication of data or information. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible credit derivative: means a credit derivative in the form of a credit default swap, nth-to-default swap, total return swap, or any other form of credit derivative approved by the FCA, provided that:

    (1) The contract meets the requirements of an eligible guarantee and has been confirmed by the protection purchaser and the protection provider. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Eligible guarantee: means a guarantee from an eligible guarantor that:

    (1) Is written. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • eligible person: means an individual with respect to whom the conditions in §212. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Eligible servicer cash advance facility: means a servicer cash advance facility in which:

    (1) The servicer is entitled to full reimbursement of advances, except that a servicer may be obligated to make non-reimbursable advances for a particular underlying exposure if any such advance is contractually limited to an insignificant amount of the outstanding principal balance of that exposure. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • emergency program: means the Program as implemented on an emergency basis in accordance with section 1336 of the Act. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Employee: means an employee of the Federal Election Commission and includes a special Government employee as defined in 18 U. See 11 CFR 7.2
  • Employer: A person (including any individual, partnership, association, corporation, cooperative, firm, joint stock company, trust, or other organization with legal rights and duties) that:

    (1) Has a place of business (physical location) in the U. See 20 CFR 655.103

  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entitlement Holder: means a person to whose account an interest in a book-entry security is credited on the records of a securities intermediary. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • EPZ: means Emergency Planning Zone. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Equity derivative contract: means an equity-linked swap, purchased equity-linked option, forward equity-linked contract, or any other instrument linked to equities that gives rise to similar counterparty credit risks. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Erosion: means the process of the gradual wearing away of land masses. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex parte communication: means an oral or written communication not on the record with respect to which reasonable prior notice to all parties is not given. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Exception: means a waiver from the provisions of part 60 of this subchapter directed to a community which relieves it from the requirements of a rule, regulation, order or other determination made or issued pursuant to the Act. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Executive Director: means the chief operating officer of the Board. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Executive Director: means the Executive Director of the Commission or his or her designee. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Executive Director: means the Executive Director of the Commission or his or her designee. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exposure: means an amount at risk. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property whether owned, leased or used on some other basis by the Commission. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • facility: includes all or any portion of structures, equipment, or other real or personal property or interests therein, and the provision of facilities includes the construction, expansion, renovation, remodeling, alteration or acquisition of facilities. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property whether owned, leased or used on some other basis by the Commission. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Family: means two or more persons related by blood, marriage, or decree of court, who are living in a single residence, and are included in one or more of the following categories:

    (1) A married couple and dependent children. See 20 CFR 675.300

  • Farm Credit Act: means the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Farm Credit banks: means one or more Farm Credit Banks, agricultural credit banks, and banks for cooperatives. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Farm Credit securities: means consolidated notes, bonds, debentures, or other similar obligations of the Farm Credit banks and Systemwide notes, bonds, debentures, or similar obligations of the Farm Credit banks issued under sections 4. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • FCA: means the Farm Credit Administration. See 12 CFR 623.2
  • FCA: means the Farm Credit Administration. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Federal agency: means any department, agency, corporation, or other entity or instrumentality of the executive branch of the Federal Government, and includes the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Act: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Federal employee: means a current employee of PBGC or other Federal agency, including a current member of the uniformed services, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service, the National Guard, and the reserve forces of the uniformed services. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Federal financial assistance: includes (1) grants and loans of Federal funds, (2) the grant or the donation of Federal property and interests in property, (3) the detail of Federal personnel, (4) the sale and lease of, and the permission to use (on other than a casual or transient basis), Federal property or any interest in such property without consideration or at a nominal consideration, or at a consideration which is reduced for the purpose of assisting the recipient, or in recognition of the public interest to be served by such sale or lease to the recipient, and (5) any Federal agreement, arrangement, or other contract which has as one of its purposes the provision of assistance. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Federal PLS: means the Parent Locator Service operated by the Office of Child Support Enforcement pursuant to section 452(a)(9) of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Federal Reserve Bank: means a Federal Reserve Bank or Branch acting as agent for the Farm Credit banks and the Funding Corporation. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circular: means the publication issued by each Federal Reserve Bank that sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Federal Reserve Bank maintains book-entry securities accounts and transfers book-entry securities. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally-funded: means funds that include, but are not limited to:

    (1) Supplemental budget funds that are designated by the Department for State IT modernization efforts. See 20 CFR 619.1

  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FEMA: means the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • FEMA: means the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • FEMA: means the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial assistance: means any form of loan, grant, guaranty, insurance, payment, rebate, subsidy, disaster assistance loan or grant, or any other form of direct or indirect Federal assistance, other than general or special revenue sharing or formula grants made to States. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Financial collateral: means collateral:

    (1) In the form of:

    (i) Cash on deposit at a depository institution or Federal Reserve Bank (including cash held for the System institution by a third-party custodian or trustee). See 12 CFR 628.2

  • First-lien residential mortgage exposure: means a residential mortgage exposure secured by a first lien. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • 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.
  • Fiscal Year: means Federal fiscal year commencing on the first day of October through the thirtieth day of September. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Flood elevation determination: means a determination by the Federal Insurance Administrator of the water surface elevations of the base flood, that is, the flood level that has a one percent or greater chance of occurrence in any given year. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood elevation study: means an examination, evaluation and determination of flood hazards and, if appropriate, corresponding water surface elevations, or an examination, evaluation and determination of mudslide (i. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood Hazard Boundary Map: means an official map of a community, issued by the Federal Insurance Administrator, where the boundaries of the flood, mudslide (i. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood insurance: means the insurance coverage provided under the Program. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood plain management: means the operation of an overall program of corrective and preventive measures for reducing flood damage, including but not limited to emergency preparedness plans, flood control works and flood plain management regulations. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood plain management regulations: means zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations, building codes, health regulations, special purpose ordinances (such as a flood plain ordinance, grading ordinance and erosion control ordinance) and other applications of police power. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood protection system: means those physical structural works for which funds have been authorized, appropriated, and expended and which have been constructed specifically to modify flooding in order to reduce the extent of the area within a community subject to a "special flood hazard" and the extent of the depths of associated flooding. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Flood-related erosion: means the collapse or subsidence of land along the shore of a lake or other body of water as a result of undermining caused by waves or currents of water exceeding anticipated cyclical levels or suddenly caused by an unusually high water level in a natural body of water, accompanied by a severe storm, or by an unanticipated force of nature, such as a flash flood or an abnormal tidal surge, or by some similarly unusual and unforeseeable event which results in flooding. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • FOIA: means the Freedom of Information Act, as amended (5 U. See 29 CFR 4901.2
  • FOIA: means Freedom of Information Act, 5 U. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • FOIA Officer: means a person designated by the Chief FOIA Officer under §9405. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • FOIA Public Liaison: means a person designated by the Chief FOIA Officer under §9405. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • FOIA request: means to seek the release of records under 5 U. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign bank: means a foreign bank as defined in §211. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Form: means a federally-approved document used for the establishment and enforcement of support obligations whether compiled or transmitted in written or electronic format, including but not limited to the Income Withholding for Support form, and the National Medical Support Notice. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Forward agreement: means a legally binding contractual obligation to purchase assets with certain drawdown at a specified future date, not including commitments to make residential mortgage loans or forward foreign exchange contracts. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Foundation: means the National Science Foundation. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Foundation: means the National Science Foundation, and includes each of its organizational units. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freeboard: means a factor of safety usually expressed in feet above a flood level for purposes of flood plain management. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Full participation: refers to an exercise in which: (1) State and local government emergency personnel are engaged in sufficient numbers to verify the capability to respond to the actions required by the accident scenario. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Funding Corporation: means the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation established pursuant to section 4. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Funds Account: means a reserve and/or clearing account at a Federal Reserve Bank to which debits or credits are posted for transfers against payment, book-entry securities transaction fees, or principal and interest payments. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • GAAP: means generally accepted accounting principles as used in the United States. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Gain-on-sale: means an increase in the equity capital of a System institution (as reported on the Call Report) resulting from a traditional securitization (other than an increase in equity capital resulting from the System institution's receipt of cash in connection with the securitization or reporting of a mortgage servicing asset on the Call Report). See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • General Counsel: means the Board's principal legal officer, or an attorney serving as Acting General Counsel. See 10 CFR 1704.2
  • General Counsel: means the General Counsel of the Commission or his or her designee. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • General Counsel: means the General Counsel of the Social Security Administration or his or her designees. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • General Counsel: means the General Counsel of the Commission or his or her designee. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • General Counsel: means the General Counsel of the Commission or a person to whom the General Counsel has delegated authority under this part. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • General obligation: means a bond or similar obligation that is backed by the full faith and credit of a public sector entity (PSE). See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gifts of property: means a gratuitous, voluntary transfer or conveyance of ownership in property by one person to another without any consideration, including transfer by donation, devise or bequest. See 44 CFR 362.2
  • Gifts of services: means a gratuitous, voluntary offer of labor or professional work by one person to another without any compensation for that labor or professional work. See 44 CFR 362.2
  • Global agent: means any fiscal agent, other than the Federal Reserve Banks, used by the Funding Corporation to facilitate the sale of global debt securities. See 12 CFR 615.5500
  • Global debt securities: means consolidated Systemwide debt securities issued by the Funding Corporation on behalf of the Farm Credit banks under section 4. See 12 CFR 615.5500
  • Governor: means the Governor of a State or his/her designee. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Governor: means the Governor of a State or his/her designee. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: means any authorization or instrument (e. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • grant agreement: means a legal instrument of financial assistance between a Federal awarding agency and a non-Federal entity that, consistent with 31 U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Grantee: means the direct recipient of grant funds from the Department of Labor under a grant or grant agreement. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantee: means a financial guarantee, letter of credit, insurance, or other similar financial instrument (other than a credit derivative) that allows one party (beneficiary) to transfer the credit risk of one or more specific exposures (reference exposure) to another party (protection provider). See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Handicapped person: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Handicapped person: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such impairment. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Hearing: Hearing shall not be less than 10/20 in the better ear, for conversational tones, without a hearing aid. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Home country: means the country where an entity is incorporated, chartered, or similarly established. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • ICON: means a secure multi-purpose telecommunications network that supports the transfer of data among the SWAs. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • In general: This part contains definitions of certain terms used in this chapter and the regulations under which the PBGC makes various controlled group determinations. See 29 CFR 4001.1
  • INA: means the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U. See 20 CFR 655.1300
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent scientific body: means a non-Federal technical or scientific organization involved in the study of land use planning, flood plain management, hydrology, geology, geography, or any other related field of study concerned with flooding. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Indian tribal governments: The Indian tribal government will coordinate all tribal activities relating to hazard evaluation and mitigation including:

    (1) Have a FEMA approved Tribal Mitigation Plan in accordance with §201. See 44 CFR 79.3

  • 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.
  • Individual: means any citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Individual: means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence. See 11 CFR 9410.2
  • Individual with disabilities: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Individual with handicaps: means any person in the United States who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Ingestion Exposure Pathway: refers to exposure primarily from ingestion of water or foods such as milk and fresh vegetables that have been contaminated with radiation. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Initiating agency: means a State or Tribal IV-D agency or an agency in a country, as defined in this rule, in which an individual has applied for or is receiving services. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspector General: means the individual appointed by the Commission to administer the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended (5 U. See 11 CFR 7.2
  • Inspector General: means the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration or his or her designees. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Insurance company: means an insurance company as defined in section 201 of the Dodd-Frank Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Insurance underwriting company: means an insurance company as defined in section 201 of the Dodd-Frank Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Insured depository institution: means an insured depository institution as defined in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • insurer: means any person or organization authorized to engage in the insurance business under the laws of any State. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • 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
  • Interest rate derivative contract: means a single-currency interest rate swap, basis swap, forward rate agreement, purchased interest rate option, when-issued securities, or any other instrument linked to interest rates that gives rise to similar counterparty credit risks. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • International Lending Supervision Act: means the International Lending Supervision Act of 1983 (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Investment fund: means a company:

    (1) Where all or substantially all of the assets of the company are financial assets. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Investment grade: means that the entity to which the System institution is exposed through a loan or security, or the reference entity with respect to a credit derivative, has adequate capacity to meet financial commitments for the projected life of the asset or exposure. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • IV-D Agency: means the single and separate organizational unit in the State that has the responsibility for administering or supervising the administration of the State plan under title IV-D of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Job opportunity: Full-time employment at a place in the U. See 20 CFR 655.103
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Junior-lien residential mortgage exposure: means a residential mortgage exposure that is not a first-lien residential mortgage exposure. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Legal proceeding: means any matter before a court of law, administrative board or tribunal, commission, administrative law judge, hearing officer, or other body that conducts a legal or administrative proceeding. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • Levee: means a man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Levee System: means a flood protection system which consists of a levee, or levees, and associated structures, such as closure and drainage devices, which are constructed and operated in accordance with sound engineering practices. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensee: means the utility which has applied for or has received a license from the NRC to operate a commercial nuclear power plant. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Licensee: means the utility which has applied for or has received a license from the NRC to operate a commercial nuclear power plant. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local government: refers to boroughs, cities, counties, municipalities, parishes, towns, townships and other local jurisdictions within the plume exposure pathway EPZ when any of these entities has specific roles in emergency planning and preparedness in the EPZ. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Local government: means boroughs, cities, counties, municipalities, parishes, towns, townships or other local jurisdictions within the plume and ingestion exposure pathway EPZs that have specific roles in emergency planning and preparedness. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Lowest Floor: means the lowest floor of the lowest enclosed area (including basement). See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Mail: includes regular First Class U. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Maintain: means to collect, use, store, or disseminate records as well as any combination of these recordkeeping functions. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Maintain: includes maintain, collect, use, or disseminate. See 11 CFR 9410.2
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 11 CFR 6.103
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 45 CFR 606.3
  • Major life activities: include functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Manufactured home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which is built on a permanent chassis and is designed for use with or without a permanent foundation when attached to the required utilities. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Map: means the Flood Hazard Boundary Map (FHBM) or the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for a community issued by the Agency. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Medicaid: means medical assistance provided under a State plan approved under title XIX of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Medicaid agency: means the single State agency that has the responsibility for the administration of, or supervising the administration of, the State plan under title XIX of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Meeting: means the deliberations of three or more Members where such deliberations determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official Board business. See 10 CFR 1704.2
  • Meeting: means the deliberations of at least three Commissioners where such deliberations determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official Commission business. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Member: means a borrower or former borrower from a System institution that holds voting or nonvoting cooperative equities of the institution. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Member: means an individual duly appointed and confirmed to the collegial body, known as "the Board. See 10 CFR 1704.2
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mitigation: means the process of systematically evaluating the nature and extent of vulnerability to the effects of natural hazards present in society and planning and carrying out actions to minimize future vulnerability to those hazards to the greatest extent practicable. See 44 CFR 300.1
  • Money market fund: means an investment fund that is subject to 17 CFR 270. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Monitoring: means those actions the Federal government performs to ensure compliance with the terms, conditions, and stipulations of a grant. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Bank Act: means the National Bank Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • 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
  • Netting set: means a group of transactions with a single counterparty that are subject to a qualifying master netting agreement or a qualifying cross-product master netting agreement. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • new construction: means structures for which the start of construction commenced on or after the effective date of a floodplain management regulation adopted by a community and includes any subsequent improvements to such structures. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • news: means information that is about current events or that would be of current interest to the public. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Non-commercial scientific institution: means an organization that is not operated on a commercial basis, as that term is defined in paragraph (k) of this section, and which is operated solely for the purpose of conducting scientific research the results of which are not intended to promote any particular product or industry. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Non-commercial scientific institution: means an organization that is not operated on a commercial basis and which is operated solely for the purpose of conducting scientific research, the results of which are not intended to promote any particular product or industry. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Obligations: when used in connection with a non-Federal entity's utilization of funds under a Federal award, means orders placed for property and services, contracts and subawards made, and similar transactions during a given period that require payment by the non- Federal entity during the same or a future period. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Occupation: means a position or class of positions with similar functions and duties. See 20 CFR 620.2
  • Office: means the Office of Child Support Enforcement which is the separate organizational unit within the Department with the responsibility for the administration of the program under this title. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • OFLC Administrator: The primary official of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), or the OFLC Administrator's designee. See 20 CFR 655.103
  • One-state remedies: means the exercise of a State's jurisdiction over a non-resident parent or direct establishment, enforcement, or other action by a State against a non-resident parent in accordance with the long-arm provision of UIFSA or other State law. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Operating entity: means a company established to conduct business with clients with the intention of earning a profit in its own right and that generally produces goods or provides services beyond the business of investing, reinvesting, holding, or trading in financial assets. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Oppressive child labor age: means an age below the minimum age established under the Act for the occupation in which a minor is employed or in which his employment is contemplated. See 29 CFR 570.1
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • 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.
  • Overdue support: means a delinquency pursuant to an obligation determined under a court order, or an order of an administrative process established under State law, for support and maintenance of a minor child, which is owed to or on behalf of the child, or for the noncustodial parent's spouse (or former spouse) with whom the child is living, but only if a support obligation has been established with respect to the spouse and the support obligation established with respect to the child is being enforced under State's IV-D plan. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Participant: means a person that maintains a participant's securities account with a Federal Reserve Bank. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • participating community: means a community for which the Federal Insurance Administrator has authorized the sale of flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Participation certificate: means borrower stock held by a borrower or customer of a System institution that does not have voting rights. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • 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.
  • Party: means the respondent or TSA. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Party: means the FCA or a person or institution named as a party in any notice that commences a proceeding, or any person or institution who is admitted as a party or who has filed a written request and is entitled as of right to be a party. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Pass-through entity: means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Past-due support: means the amount of support determined under a court order or an order of an administrative process established under State law for support and maintenance of a child, or of a child and the parent with whom the child is living, which has not been paid. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Patronage payment: means a cash declaration or equity allocation to member-borrowers that pursuant to Internal Revenue Code section 1381(a) is based on a System institution's net income and allocated to borrowers based on business conducted with the institution. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Penalty: means the amount described in §498. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Person: includes any individual or group of individuals, corporation, partnership, association, or any other entity, including State and local governments and agencies. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • person: includes any individual, partnership, association, corporation, cooperative, joint stock company, trust, or other organization with legal rights and duties. See 29 CFR 502.10 v2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint-stock company, or governmental authority. See 49 CFR 1500.3
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, governmental entity, association, firm, partnership, trust, estate, representative and any other similar organization, but does not mean the United States, a Farm Credit bank, the Funding Corporation or a Federal Reserve Bank. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Person: means an individual, organization, agency, or other entity. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Personal delivery: includes hand-delivery or use of a contract or express messenger service, including an overnight express courier service. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, such diseases and conditions as orthopedic; visual, speech, and hearing impairments; cerebral palsy; epilepsy; muscular dystrophy; multiple sclerosis; cancer; heart disease; diabetes; mental retardation; emotional illness; and drug addition and alcoholism. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, such diseases and conditions as orthopedic. See 29 CFR 1615.103
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pleading: means a complaint, an answer, motion and any amendment of these documents permitted under this subpart as well as any other written submission to the ALJ or a party during the course of the hearing proceedings. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Plume Exposure Pathway: refers to whole body external exposure to gamma radiation from the plume and from deposited materials and inhalation exposure from the passing radioactive plume. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Policy: means the Standard Flood Insurance Policy. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Political subdivision: means a legal entity of the State as defined by the State, including a legal entity of the political subdivision so defined, such as a Prosecuting or District Attorney or a Friend of the Court. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • practice: means transacting any business with the FCA, including but not limited to:

    (1) The representation of another person at any adjudicatory, investigatory, removal or rulemaking proceeding conducted before the FCA or a presiding officer. See 12 CFR 623.2

  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premium: means the total premium payable by the insured for the coverage or coverages provided under the policy. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • presiding officer: includes the Board, one or more members thereof, FCA employees, or an administrative law judge. See 12 CFR 623.2
  • Presiding officer: means an administrative law judge or any FCA employee or other person designated by the Board to conduct a hearing. See 12 CFR 622.2
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary frontal dune: means a continuous or nearly continuous mound or ridge of sand with relatively steep seaward and landward slopes immediately landward and adjacent to the beach and subject to erosion and overtopping from high tides and waves during major coastal storms. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • primary recipient: means any recipient which is authorized or required to extend Federal financial assistance to another recipient. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Procedures: means a set of instructions in a record which describe in detail the step by step actions to be taken by child support enforcement personnel in the performance of a specific function under the State's IV-D plan. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Program: means the National Flood Insurance Program authorized by 42 U. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Project cost: means the total financial cost of a flood protection system (including design, land acquisition, construction, fees, overhead, and profits), unless the Federal Insurance Administrator determines a given "cost" not to be a part of such project cost. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Properly addressed: means a document that shows an address contained in agency records, a residential, business, or other address submitted by a person on any document provided under this part, or any other address obtained by other reasonable and available means. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Property: means real or personal property, tangible or intangible, including money, certificates of stocks, bonds, or other evidence of value. See 44 CFR 362.2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public observation: means attendance by one or more members of the public at a meeting of the Commission but does not include participation in the meeting. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Public participation: means the presentation or discussion of information, raising of questions, or other manner of involvement in a meeting of the Commission by one or more members of the public in a manner that contributes to the disposition of Commission business. See 11 CFR 9407.2
  • Public transportation agency: means a publicly owned operator of public transportation eligible to receive Federal assistance under 49 U. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Publicly traded: means traded on:

    (1) Any exchange registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a national securities exchange under section 6 of the Securities Exchange Act. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Purpose: When a multiemployer plan terminates by the withdrawal of every employer from the plan, or when substantially all employers withdraw from a multiemployer plan pursuant to an agreement or arrangement to withdraw from the plan, section 4219(c)(1)(D)(i) of ERISA requires that the liability of such withdrawing employers be determined (or redetermined) without regard to the 20-year limitation on annual payments established in section 4219(c)(1)(B) of ERISA. See 29 CFR 4219.1
  • Qualified allocated equities: means patronage allocated to a member-borrower, in the form of stock or surplus, that a System institution retains as equity for the benefit of the membership. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Qualified handicapped person: means (1) with respect to any Commission program or activity under which a person is required to perform services or to achieve a level of accomplishment, a handicapped person who, with reasonable accommodation, meets the essential eligibility requirements and who can achieve the purpose of the program or activity. See 11 CFR 9420.2
  • Qualifying master netting agreement: means a written, legally enforceable agreement provided that:

    (1) The agreement creates a single legal obligation for all individual transactions covered by the agreement upon an event of default following any stay permitted by paragraph (2) of this definition, including upon an event of receivership, conservatorship, insolvency, liquidation, or similar proceeding, of the counterparty. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a Federal award directly from a Federal awarding agency to carry out an activity under a Federal program. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • recipient: means any State, political subdivision of any State, or instrumentality of any State or political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, or organization, or other entity or any individual, in any State, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended, directly or through another recipient, including any successor, assign, or transferee thereof, but such term does not include any ultimate beneficiary. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Record: means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the Board and contains the individual's name or other identifying information, such as a number or symbol assigned to the individual or his or her fingerprint, voice print, or photograph. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Record: means any information that would be a Commission record subject to the requirements of this part when maintained by the Commission in any format, including, but not limited to, an electronic format. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Record: means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the Commission including, but not limited to, his or her education, financial transactions, medical history, and criminal or employment history and that contains his or her name or the identifying number, symbol, or other identifying information particularly assigned to the individual, such as finger or voice print or a photograph. See 11 CFR 9410.2
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Regional Administrator: means the Regional Administrator of the Family Support Administration. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Regional Administrator: means a Regional Administrator of FEMA, or designee. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Regional Administrator: means the Regional Administrator of FEMA or designee. See 44 CFR 352.1
  • Regular Program: means the Program authorized by the Act under which risk premium rates are required for the first half of available coverage (also known as "first layer" coverage) for all new construction and substantial improvements started on or after the effective date of the FIRM, or after December 31, 1974, for FIRM's effective on or before that date. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Regulatory floodway: means the channel of a river or other watercourse and the adjacent land areas that must be reserved in order to discharge the base flood without cumulatively increasing the water surface elevation more than a designated height. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • 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.
  • REP: means FEMA's Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Repo-style transaction: means a repurchase or reverse repurchase transaction, or a securities borrowing or securities lending transaction, including a transaction in which the System institution acts as agent for a customer and indemnifies the customer against loss, provided that:

    (1) The transaction is based solely on liquid and readily marketable securities, cash, or gold. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: means a person or entity employed by, or duly authorized to act on behalf of, the employer with respect to activities entered into for, and/or attestations made with respect to, the Application for Temporary Employment Certification. See 29 CFR 502.10 v2
  • Representative of the news media: means a person actively gathering news for an entity that is organized and operated to publish or broadcast news to the public. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Representative of the news media: means any person or entity that gathers information of potential interest to a segment of the public, uses editorial skills to turn the raw materials into a distinct work, and distributes that work to an audience. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Request: means to seek the release of records under 5 U. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Request: means any informal request, by whatever method, for the production of records and information or for testimony that has not been ordered by a court or other competent authority. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resecuritization: means a securitization which has more than one underlying exposure and in which one or more of the underlying exposures is a securitization exposure. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Residential mortgage exposure: means an exposure (other than a securitization exposure or equity exposure) that is:

    (1) An exposure that is primarily secured by a first or subsequent lien on one-to-four family residential property, provided that the dwelling (including attached components such as garages, porches, and decks) represents at least 50 percent of the total appraised value of the collateral secured by the first or subsequent lien. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Respondent: means the person named in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty, a Final Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty and Order, or a complaint. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Respondent: means the person upon whom the Commissioner or the Inspector General has imposed, or intends to impose, a penalty and assessment, as applicable. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Responding agency: means the agency that is providing services in response to a referral from an initiating agency in an intergovernmental IV-D case. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revenue obligation: means a bond or similar obligation that is an obligation of a PSE, but which the PSE is committed to repay with revenues from the specific project financed rather than general tax funds. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Review: means the process of examining a document located in response to a commercial use request to determine whether any portion of the document located is exempt from disclosure. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Review: means the process of examining a document located in response to a commercial use request to determine whether any portion of the document located is exempt from disclosure. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Risk premium rates: include provisions for operating costs and allowances. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Riverine: means relating to, formed by, or resembling a river (including tributaries), stream, brook, etc. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Savings and loan holding company: means a savings and loan holding company as defined in section 10 of the Home Owners' Loan Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Scientifically incorrect: The methodology(ies) and/or assumptions which have been utilized are inappropriate for the physical processes being evaluated or are otherwise erroneous. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Scope: Subpart B applies to multiemployer plans covered by title IV of ERISA, with respect to which there is a termination by the withdrawal of every employer (including a plan created by a partition pursuant to section 4233 of ERISA) or a withdrawal of substantially all employers in the plan pursuant to an agreement or arrangement to withdraw from the plan, and to employers that withdraw from such multiemployer plans. See 29 CFR 4219.1
  • Search: means all time spent reviewing, manually or by automated means, Commission records for the purpose of locating those records that are responsive to a FOIA request, including page-by-page or line-by-line identification of material within documents. See 11 CFR 4.1
  • Search: means all time spent reviewing, manually or by automated means, Commission records for the purpose of locating those records that are responsive to a FOIA request, including, but not limited to, page-by-page or line-by-line identification of material within documents and also includes reasonable efforts to locate and retrieve information from records maintained in electronic form or format. See 11 CFR 9405.2
  • Second layer coverage: means an additional limit of coverage equal to the amounts made available under the Emergency Program, and made available under the Regular Program. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Secretaries: means the Secretaries of the U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor or the Secretary's designee. See 29 CFR 502.10 v2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor, or the Secretary's designee. See 20 CFR 655.1300
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Securities Documentation: means the applicable statement of terms, trust indenture, securities agreement, offering circular or other documents establishing the terms of a book-entry security. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Securities Exchange Act: means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Security: means a Farm Credit security as defined in paragraph (h) of this section. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Security Entitlement: means the rights and property interest of an entitlement holder with respect to a book-entry security. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Service hours: (1) The number of hours on duty, or held for duty, and the number of hours paid for are to be ascertained and recorded for every class of employee. See 49 CFR 1245.3
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Servicer cash advance facility: means a facility under which the servicer of the underlying exposures of a securitization may advance cash to ensure an uninterrupted flow of payments to investors in the securitization, including advances made to cover foreclosure costs or other expenses to facilitate the timely collection of the underlying exposures. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Services: means labor or professional work performed for the benefit of another or at another's command. See 44 CFR 362.2
  • 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.
  • SIDES: means an automated response system used by SWAs to collect claim-related information from employers and third-party administrators. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • Site: refers to the location at which there is one or more commercial nuclear power plants. See 44 CFR 350.2
  • Small Business Act: means the Small Business Act (15 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Small Business Investment Act: means the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Solicit: means to endeavor to obtain by asking or pleading. See 44 CFR 362.2
  • Sovereign: means a central government (including the U. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Sovereign default: means noncompliance by a sovereign with its external debt service obligations or the inability or unwillingness of a sovereign government to service an existing loan according to its original terms, as evidenced by failure to pay principal and interest timely and fully, arrearages, or restructuring. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Spousal support: means a legally enforceable obligation assessed against an individual for the support of a spouse or former spouse who is living with a child or children for whom the individual also owes support. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • SSA: means the Social Security Administration. See 20 CFR 498.101
  • Standard Flood Insurance Policy: means the flood insurance policy issued by the Federal Insurance Administrator or an insurer pursuant to an arrangement with the Federal Insurance Administrator pursuant to Federal statutes and regulations. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • State: means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • State: means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • State: means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • State: The State will serve as the applicant and grantee through a single Point of Contact (POC) for the FMA and SRL programs. See 44 CFR 79.3
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of the Marshall Islands. See 44 CFR 300.1
  • State: includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • State agency: means the State agency administering or supervising the administration of the State plan or plans under title I, IV-A, IV-F, X, or XVI (AABD) of the Act. See 45 CFR 201.1
  • State Coordinating Agency: means the agency of the state government (or other office designated by the Governor of the state or by state statute) that, at the request of the Federal Insurance Administrator, assists in the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program in that state. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • State Identification Inquiry: means the ICON application which allows SWAs to inquire about wages reported to other SWAs by Social Security Number. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • State plan: means the State plan for child and spousal support under section 454 of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • State PLS: means the service established by the IV-D agency pursuant to section 454(8) of the Act to locate parents. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • subaward: means an award provided by a pass-through entity to a subrecipient for the subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal award received by the pass-through entity. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Subpart A: Subpart A of this part describes the purpose and scope of the provisions in this part and defined terms used in this part. See 29 CFR 4219.1
  • Subpart C: Subpart C establishes the interest rate to be charged on overdue, defaulted and overpaid withdrawal liability under section 4219(c)(6) of ERISA, and authorizes multiemployer plans to adopt alternative rules concerning assessment of interest and related matters. See 29 CFR 4219.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subrecipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program, but does not include an individual that is a beneficiary of such program. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • Substantial improvement: means any reconstruction, rehabilitation, addition, or other improvement of a structure, the cost of which equals or exceeds 50 percent of the market value of the structure before the "start of construction" of the improvement. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Suitable work: means suitable work as defined by the unemployment compensation law of a State against which the claim is filed. See 20 CFR 620.2
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • SWA: means the agency of the State charged with the administration of the State's Unemployment Compensation (UC) law. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • Synthetic exposure: means an exposure whose value is linked to the value of an investment in the System institution's own capital instrument. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Synthetic securitization: means a transaction in which:

    (1) All or a portion of the credit risk of one or more underlying exposures is retained or transferred to one or more third parties through the use of one or more credit derivatives or guarantees (other than a guarantee that transfers only the credit risk of an individual retail exposure). See 12 CFR 628.2

  • System bank: means a Farm Credit Bank, an agricultural credit bank, and a bank for cooperatives. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • System institution: means a System bank, an association of the Farm Credit System, Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation, and their successors, and any other institution chartered by the FCA that the FCA determines should be considered a System institution for the purposes of this part. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • System of records: means a group of records under the control of the Board from which information is retrievable by use of the name of the individual or by some number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual. See 10 CFR 1304.102
  • Systems of records: means a group of any records under the control of the Commission from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying information particularly assigned to the individual. See 11 CFR 9410.2
  • Tax refund offset: means the reduction by the IRS of a tax overpayment payable to a taxpayer by the amount of past-due, legally enforceable debt owed by that taxpayer to a Federal agency pursuant to Treasury regulations. See 29 CFR 4903.1
  • Technical assistance: means services provided by FEMA to facilitate offsite radiological emergency planning and preparedness such as provision of support for the preparation of offsite radiological emergency response plans and procedures. See 44 CFR 353.3
  • Technically incorrect: The methodology(ies) utilized has been erroneously applied due to mathematical or measurement error, changed physical conditions, or insufficient quantity or quality of input data. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Temporary: For the purposes of this subpart, the definition of "temporary" in paragraph (d)(3) of this section refers to any job opportunity covered by this subpart where the employer needs a worker for a position for a limited period of time, including, but not limited to, a peakload need, which is generally less than 1 year, unless the original temporary agricultural labor certification is extended pursuant to §655. See 20 CFR 655.1300
  • temporary assistance: means money payments, medical care, temporary billeting, transportation, and other goods and services necessary for the health, or welfare of individuals, including guidance, counseling, and other welfare services. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Testimony: means any written or oral statements, including depositions, answers to interrogatories, affidavits, declarations, interviews, and statements made by an individual in connection with a legal proceeding. See 11 CFR 9409.3
  • to-default credit derivative: means a credit derivative that provides credit protection only for the nth-defaulting reference exposure in a group of reference exposures. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Total capital: means the sum of tier 1 capital and tier 2 capital. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Traditional securitization: means a transaction in which:

    (1) All or a portion of the credit risk of one or more underlying exposures is transferred to one or more third parties other than through the use of credit derivatives or guarantees. See 12 CFR 628.2

  • Tranche: means all securitization exposures associated with a securitization that have the same seniority level. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • 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.
  • Transfer Message: means an instruction of a participant to a Federal Reserve Bank to effect a transfer of a book-entry security maintained in the Book-entry System, as set forth in Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circulars. See 12 CFR 615.5450
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized under State law to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • TSA: means the Transportation Security Administration. See 49 CFR 1500.3
  • TSA decision maker: means the Administrator, acting in the capacity of the decision maker on appeal, or any person to whom the Administrator has delegated the Administrator's decision-making authority in a civil penalty action. See 49 CFR 1503.103
  • Two-way market: means a market where there are independent bona fide offers to buy and sell so that a price reasonably related to the last sales price or current bona fide competitive bid and offer quotations can be determined within 1 day and settled at that price within a relatively short timeframe conforming to trade custom. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • UC law: means the law of a State approved under Section 3304(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U. See 20 CFR 619.1
  • Underlying exposures: means one or more exposures that have been securitized in a securitization transaction. See 12 CFR 628.2
  • Unemployment compensation: means any cash benefits payable to an individual with respect to the individual's unemployment under the State law (including amounts payable under an agreement under a Federal unemployment compensation law). See 20 CFR 620.2
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • United States: means the United States of America, any State(s) of the United States, the District of Columbia, and areas of U. See 22 CFR 201.01
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense means the States. See 45 CFR 212.1
  • United States: means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Wake Island, the Canal Zone, and the territories and possessions of the United States, and the term State means any one of the foregoing. See 45 CFR 611.13
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • USAID: means the U. See 22 CFR 201.01
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violation: means the failure of a structure or other development to be fully compliant with the community's flood plain management regulations. See 44 CFR 59.1
  • Wage and Hour Division: means the Wage and Hour Division, United States Department of Labor. See 29 CFR 570.1
  • Wages: means all forms of cash remuneration to a worker by an employer in payment for personal services. See 29 CFR 502.10 v2
  • Wages: All forms of cash remuneration to a worker by an employer in payment for personal services. See 20 CFR 655.103
  • Wagner-Peyser Act: means the Act of June 6, 1933, as amended, codified at 29 U. See 20 CFR 675.300
  • WHD Administrator: The Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), and such authorized representatives as may be designated to perform any of the functions of the WHD Administrator under this part. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Working day: means any weekday excepting Federal holidays. See 29 CFR 4901.2
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • XML: means a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format designed to structure, store and transport data between applications or systems over the Internet. See 20 CFR 619.1