Part 21 Certification Procedures for Products and Articles
Part 23 Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Airplanes
Part 25 Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes
Part 26 Continued Airworthiness and Safety Improvements for Transport Category Airplanes
Part 27 Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Rotorcraft
Part 29 Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Rotorcraft
Part 31 Airworthiness Standards: Manned Free Balloons
Part 33 Airworthiness Standards: Aircraft Engines
Part 34 Fuel Venting and Exhaust Emission Requirements for Turbine Engine Powered Airplanes
Part 35 Airworthiness Standards: Propellers
Part 36 Noise Standards: Aircraft Type and Airworthiness Certification
Part 39 Airworthiness Directives
Part 43 Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
Part 45 Identification and Registration Marking
Part 47 Aircraft Registration
Part 48 Registration and Marking Requirements for Small Unmanned Aircraft
Part 49 Recording of Aircraft Titles and Security Documents

Terms Used In CFR > Title 14 > Chapter I > Subchapter C

  • Accessory: means a platform, a major subsea manifold, or similar subsea structure attached to a right-of-way (ROW) pipeline to support pump stations, compressors, manifolds, etc. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Accommodation space: means a space (including a space that contains a microwave oven or other low heat appliance with a maximum heating element temperature of less than 121 °C (250 °F)) used as a:

    (1) Public space. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Acid drainage: means water with a pH of less than 6. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Act: means the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • Act: means the Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978. See 28 CFR 47.1
  • Act: means the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Act: means the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (84 Stat. See 29 CFR 1911.2
  • Act: means the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Pub. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Act: means the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. See 30 CFR 40.1
  • Act: means the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, Pub. See 30 CFR 45.2
  • Act: means the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), as amended (43 U. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Act: means the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), as amended (43 U. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Act: means the OCS Lands Act, as amended (43 U. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Act: means the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, as amended (OCSLA) (43 U. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Act: means the OCS Lands Act, as amended (43 U. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Act: means the Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • ADA: refers to title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Pub. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Pub. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • Adequate: means appropriate and sufficient, as determined by mutual agreement of the manufacturer, operators, and MSHA. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Adjacent area: means the area outside the permit area where a resource or resources, determined according to the context in which adjacent area is used, are or reasonably could be expected to be adversely impacted by proposed mining operations, including probable impacts from underground workings. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative offset: means the withholding of money payable by the United States to, or held by the United States for, a person to satisfy a debt the person owes the Government. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Administrative offset: means withholding funds payable by the United States to, or held by the United States for, a person to satisfy a debt owed by the person to the United States. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Administratively complete application: means an application for permit approval or approval for coal exploration where required, which the regulatory authority determines to contain information addressing each application requirement of the regulatory program and to contain all information necessary to initiate processing and public review. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Agency for International Development or any person specifically designated by him to perform any function provided for under this part. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Administrator: means the Maritime Administrator of the Department of Transportation. See 46 CFR 307.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration or any person to whom he has delegated his authority in the matter concerned. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Administrator of the EPA: means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and any other officer or employee of the Environmental Protection Agency to whom the authority involved may be delegated. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Affected area: means any land or water surface area which is used to facilitate, or is physically altered by, surface coal mining and reclamation operations. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Affiliate: means an affiliate as defined in 12 U. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • Affirmative action requirements: refers to affirmative action requirements required by DOL pursuant to section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, that go beyond the nondiscrimination requirements imposed by the ADA. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • 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 Department of Justice. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Agency: means the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Agency: means the Agency for International Development. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Agency: means the Department of State, the U. See 22 CFR 218.03
  • Agency: means the State agency designated by the Governor to receive and administer grants under this part. See 30 CFR 725.5
  • Agricultural use: means the use of any tract of land for the production of animal or vegetable life. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Aircraft: as used in this part means any airplane as defined in 14 CFR part 1 for which a U. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Aircraft engine: means a propulsion engine which is installed in, or which is manufactured for installation in, an aircraft. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Aircraft gas turbine engine: means a turboprop, turbofan, or turbojet aircraft engine. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alluvial valley floors: means the unconsolidated stream-laid deposits holding streams with water availability sufficient for subirrigation or flood irrigation agricultural activities but does not include upland areas which are generally overlain by a thin veneer of colluvial deposits composed chiefly of debris from sheet erosion, deposits formed by unconcentrated runoff or slope wash, together with talus, or other mass-movement accumulations, and windblown deposits. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Amendment: means a change you make to an EP, DPP, or DOCD that is pending before BOEM for a decision (see §§550. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • AMVER: means the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System operated by the U. See 46 CFR 307.3
  • Analyzed geological information: means data collected under a permit or a lease that have been analyzed. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person seeking a permit, permit revision, renewal, and transfer, assignment, or sale of permit rights from a regulatory authority to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations or, where required, seeking approval for coal exploration. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Applicant for assistance: means one who submits an application, request, or plan required to be approved by an Agency official or by a recipient as a condition to becoming a recipient. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Application: means the documents and other information filed with the regulatory authority under this chapter for the issuance of permits. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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
  • Approval: means official notification by letter, from MSHA to a responsible organization, stating that the device under consideration has been judged to meet the requirements of this part. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Approval series: means the first six digits of a number assigned by the Coast Guard to approved equipment. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Approximate original contour: means that surface configuration achieved by backfilling and grading of the mined areas so that the reclaimed area, including any terracing or access roads, closely resembles the general surface configuration of the land prior to mining and blends into and complements the drainage pattern of the surrounding terrain, with all highwalls, spoil piles and coal refuse piles eliminated. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Aquifer: means a zone, stratum, or group of strata that can store and transmit water in sufficient quantities for a specific use. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Archaeological interest: means capable of providing scientific or humanistic understanding of past human behavior, cultural adaptation, and related topics through the application of scientific or scholarly techniques, such as controlled observation, contextual measurements, controlled collection, analysis, interpretation, and explanation. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Archaeological interest: means capable of providing scientific or humanistic understanding of past human behavior, cultural adaptation, and related topics through the application of scientific or scholarly techniques, such as controlled observation, contextual measurements, controlled collection, analysis, interpretation, and explanation. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Archaeological interest: means capable of providing scientific or humanistic understanding of past human behavior, cultural adaptation, and related topics through the application of scientific or scholarly techniques, such as controlled observation, contextual measurement, controlled collection, analysis, interpretation, and explanation. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Archaeological resource: means any material remains of human life or activities that are at least 50 years of age and that are of archaeological interest. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Archaeological resource: means any material remains of human life or activities that are at least 50 years of age and that are of archaeological interest (i. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Arctic OCS: means the Beaufort Sea and Chukchi Sea Planning Areas (for more information on these areas, see the Proposed Final OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017 (June 2012) at http://www. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Area Director: means the employee or officer regularly or temporarily in charge of an Area Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assistant Attorney General: refers to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, or his or her designee. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: refers to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, or his or her designee. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • Assistant Regional Director: means the employee or officer regularly or temporarily in charge of a Region of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • Assistant Secretary: means the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Assistant Secretary: means the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. See 29 CFR 1911.2
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney: A federal prosecutor who represents the U.S. government and its citizens when a federal statute has been violated.
  • association: means a Federal savings association within the meaning of section 2(5) of the Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, as amended, 12 U. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • 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.
  • Authorized officer: means any person authorized to take official action on behalf of a Federal agency that has administrative jurisdiction over Federal lands. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Authorized officer: means any person authorized by law or by delegation of authority to or within BOEM to perform the duties described in this part. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • 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 agency. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • 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 agency. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • 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 agency. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • 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 agency. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • Available for purchase: means for commodities, that the commodity is offered for sale in a country in the authorized principal geographic code at the time of purchase from the supplier, irrespective of the place of manufacture or production, unless it is a prohibited source country. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Average daily production: means the total of all production in an applicable production period that is chargeable under §556. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • AVS: means an automated information system of applicant, permittee, operator, violation and related data OSM maintains to assist in implementing the Act. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • B horizon: The layer that typically is immediately beneath the E horizon and often called the subsoil. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Base program: means the State program to regulate surface coal mining prior to August 3, 1977. See 30 CFR 725.5
  • 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
  • Best available and safest technology: means the best available and safest technologies that BOEM determines to be economically feasible wherever failure of equipment would have a significant effect on safety, health, or the environment. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Best technology currently available: means equipment, devices, systems, methods, or techniques which will (a) prevent, to the extent possible, additional contributions of suspended solids to stream flow or runoff outside the permit area, but in no event result in contributions of suspended solids in excess of requirements set by applicable State or Federal laws. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • BIA: means the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the U. See 30 CFR 750.5
  • Bidding unit: means one or more OCS blocks, or any portion thereof, that may be bid upon as a single administrative unit and will become a single lease. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management of the U. See 30 CFR 750.5
  • BOEM: means Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • BOEM: means Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the U. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • BOEM: means Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • BOEM: means Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the Department of the Interior. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Bonded Warehouse: is a special customs area with favorable customs regulations (or no customs duties and controls for transshipment). See 22 CFR 228.01
  • BSEE: means Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • BSEE: means Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement of the U. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Bulbous bow: means a design of bow in which the forward underwater frames ahead of the forward perpendicular are swelled out at the forefoot into a bulbous formation. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • C horizon: The deepest layer of soil profile. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Cargo space: means a:

    (1) Cargo hold. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Case file: means a BSEE document file containing information and the record of evidence related to the alleged violation. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Case file: means a BOEM document file containing information and the record of evidence related to the alleged violation. See 30 CFR 550.1402
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • CFO: means the Chief Financial Officer of USAID or a USAID employee or official designated to act on the CFO's behalf. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Characteristic level: has the meaning given in Appendix 6 of ICAO Annex 16 as of July 2008. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • CID: means Conservation Information Document. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Civil penalty: means a fine. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Civil penalty: means a fine. See 30 CFR 550.1402
  • Civil Rights Division: means the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • Civil Rights Division: means the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • Claim: means an amount of money, funds, or property that has been determined by an agency official to be due the United States from any person, organization, or entity, except another Federal agency. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • claim: means an amount of money which has been determined by an appropriate agency official to be owed to the United States from any person. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Class TF: means all turbofan or turbojet aircraft engines or aircraft engines designed for applications that otherwise would have been fulfilled by turbojet and turbofan engines except engines of class T3, T8, and TSS. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Class TP: means all aircraft turboprop engines. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Class TSS: means all aircraft gas turbine engines employed for propulsion of aircraft designed to operate at supersonic flight speeds. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Coal exploration: means the field gathering of:

    (a) surface or subsurface geologic, physical, or chemical data by mapping, trenching, drilling, geophysical, or other techniques necessary to determine the quality and quantity of overburden and coal of an area. See 30 CFR 701.5

  • Coal lease: means a Federal coal lease or license issued by the Bureau of Land Management pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act and the Federal Acquired Lands Leasing Act of 1947 (30 U. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Coal mine waste: means coal processing waste and underground development waste. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Coal preparation: means chemical or physical processing and the cleaning, concentrating, or other processing or preparation of coal. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Coal preparation plant: means a facility where coal is subjected to chemical or physical processing or cleaning, concentrating, or other processing or preparation. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Coal processing waste: means earth materials which are separated and wasted from the product coal during cleaning, concentrating, or other processing or preparation of coal. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Coast Guard: means the United States Coast Guard, Department of Transportation. See 46 CFR 307.3
  • Coastal environment: means the physical, atmospheric, and biological components, conditions, and factors that interactively determine the productivity, state, condition, and quality of the terrestrial ecosystem from the shoreline inward to the boundaries of the coastal zone. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Coastal environment: means the physical, atmospheric, and biological components, conditions, and factors that interactively determine the productivity, state, condition, and quality of the terrestrial ecosystem from the shoreline inward to the boundaries of the coastal zone. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Coastal Zone: means the coastal waters (including the lands therein and thereunder) and the adjacent shorelands (including the waters therein and thereunder), strongly influenced by each other and in proximity to the shorelines of the several coastal States and extends seaward to the outer limit of the U. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Coastal Zone: means the coastal waters (including the lands therein and thereunder) and the adjacent shorelands (including the waters therein and thereunder), strongly influenced by each other and in proximity to the shorelines of the several coastal States and extends seaward to the outer limit of the U. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Coastal zone: means the coastal waters (including the lands therein and thereunder) and the adjacent shorelands (including the waters therein and thereunder) strongly influenced by each other and in proximity to the shorelands of the several coastal States. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Coastal Zone Management Act: means the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (16 U. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Coastal Zone Management Act: means the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (16 U. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Coastline: means the same as the term "coast line" in section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Commandant: means the Commandant of the Coast Guard or an authorized Headquarters staff officer designated in §1. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Commercial aircraft engine: means any aircraft engine used or intended for use by an "air carrier" (including those engaged in "intrastate air transportation") or a "commercial operator" (including those engaged in "intrastate air transportation") as these terms are defined in Title 49 of the United States Code and Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Commercial lease: means a lease issued under this part that specifies the terms and conditions under which a person can conduct commercial activities. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Commodity-related services: means delivery services and/or incidental services. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • 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 Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Compaction: means increasing the density of a material by reducing the voids between the particles and is generally accomplished by controlled placement and mechanical effort such as from repeated application of wheel, track, or roller loads from heavy equipment. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Competitive reservoir: means a reservoir in which there are one or more producible or producing well completions on each of two or more leases or portions of leases, with different lease operating interests, from which the lessees plan future production. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complaint Adjudication Officer: means the Complaint Adjudication Officer appointed by the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Complete and accurate application: means an application for permit approval or approval for coal exploration where required, which the regulatory authority determines to contain all information required under the Act, this subchapter, and the regulatory program that is necessary to make a decision on permit issuance. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504 or section 508. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • Compliance Officer: means a Federal compliance safety and health officer. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Compliance Safety and Health Officer: means a person authorized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • Compromise: means that the creditor agency accepts less than the full amount of an outstanding debt in full satisfaction of the entire amount of the debt. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Computer site or service: means a computer server-based file repository or file distribution service that is accessible over the Internet, World Wide Web, Usenet, or any other interactive computer service (as defined in 47 U. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • 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.
  • Consideration: means an economic benefit, inducement, right, or profit including pecuniary payment accruing to an individual, person, or entity, but not including a voluntary sharing of the actual expenses of the voyage, by monetary contribution or donation of fuel, food, beverage, or other supplies. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Consolidated affiliate: means an affiliate of another company that:

    (1) Either consolidates the other company, or is consolidated by the other company, on financial statements prepared in accordance with U. See 12 CFR 47.2

  • Consultant: means an employee under a Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this part who provides consultation. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Consultation: means all activities related to the provision of consultative assistance under this part, including offsite consultation and onsite consultation. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means any business agreement or arrangement (in which the parties do not stand in the relationship of employer and employee) between a lessee and any person which creates an obligation to provide goods, services, facilities, or property. See 30 CFR 270.3
  • Contract: means any business agreement or arrangement (in which the parties do not stand in the relationship of employer and employee) between a lessee and any person which creates an obligation to provide goods, services, facilities, or property. See 30 CFR 570.3
  • Cooperative Agreement: means the legal instrument which enables the States to collaborate with OSHA to provide consultation in accord with this part. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Cooperative agreement: means a cooperative agreement entered into in accordance with section 523(c) of the Act and part 745 of this chapter. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Correlative rights: when used with respect to lessees of adjacent leases, means the right of each lessee to be afforded an equal opportunity to explore for, develop, and produce, without waste, minerals from a common source. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Correlative rights: when used with respect to lessees of adjacent leases, means the right of each lessee to be afforded an equal opportunity to explore for, develop, and produce, without waste, minerals from a common source. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Covered savings association: means a Federal savings association that has made an election that is in effect in accordance with §101. See 12 CFR 101.2
  • 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
  • Creditor agency: means the Federal agency to which the debt is owed, including a debt collection center when acting on behalf of a creditor agency in matters pertaining to the collection of a debt. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Criteria air pollutant: means any air pollutant for which the EPA has established a primary or secondary national ambient air quality standard pursuant to section 109 of the Clean Air Act. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Cropland: means land used for the production of adapted crops for harvest, alone or in a rotation with grasses and legumes, and includes row crops, small grain crops, hay crops, nursery crops, orchard crops, and other similar specialty crops. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Crude oil: means a mixture of liquid hydrocarbons, including condensate that exists in natural underground reservoirs and remains liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities, but does not include liquid hydrocarbons produced from tar sand, gilsonite, oil shale, or coal. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Cumulative impact area: means the area, including the permit area, within which impacts resulting from the proposed operation may interact with the impacts of all anticipated mining on surface- and ground-water systems. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Cumulative measurement period: means the period of time over which both cumulative production and cumulative revenue are measured. See 30 CFR 702.5
  • Cumulative production: means the total tonnage of coal or other minerals extracted from a mining area during the cumulative measurement period. See 30 CFR 702.5
  • Cumulative revenue: means the total revenue derived from the sale of coal or other minerals and the fair market value of coal or other minerals transferred or used, but not sold, during the cumulative measurement period. See 30 CFR 702.5
  • CZMA: means Coastal Zone Management Act. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data: means facts, statistics, measurements, or samples that have not been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Data: means facts, statistics, measurements, or samples that have not been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Data: means facts and statistics, measurements, or samples that have not been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Data: means facts and statistics, measurements, or samples that have not been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Debtor: means an individual, organization, association, corporation, or a State or local government indebted to the United States or a person or entity with legal responsibility for assuming the debtor's obligation. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Debtor: means a person who owes the Federal Government money. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Decommissioning: means removing BOEM-approved facilities and returning the site of the lease or grant to a condition that meets the requirements under subpart I of this part. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Deep stratigraphic test: means drilling that involves the penetration into the sea bottom of more than 500 feet (152 meters). See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Deep stratigraphic test: means drilling that involves the penetration into the sea bottom of more than 500 feet (152 meters). See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery: means the transfer to, or for the account of, an importer of the right to possession of a commodity, or, with respect to a commodity-related service, the rendering to, or for the account of, an importer of any such service. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Department program: refers to a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement funded by a discretionary, formula, or block grant program administered by or from the Department. See 28 CFR 38.3
  • Departmental unit: means any office, division, board, bureau, or other component of the Department of Justice which is authorized to conduct law enforcement inquiries. See 28 CFR 47.1
  • 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.
  • Derivative engine for emissions certification purposes: means an engine that has the same or similar emissions characteristics as an engine covered by a U. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Designated agency: means any one of the eight agencies designated under §35. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • Designated agency: means any one of the eight agencies designated under §35. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • Designated operator: means a person authorized to act on your behalf and fulfill your obligations under the Act, the lease, and the regulations, who has been designated as an operator by all record title holders and all operating rights owners that own an operating rights interest in the aliquot/depths in which the designated operator, to which the Designation of Operator form applies, will be operating, and who has been approved by BOEM to act as designated operator. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Developed water resources: Land used for storing water for beneficial uses, such as stockponds, irrigation, fire protection, flood control, and water supply. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Developing countries: means those countries that are categorized by the World Bank as low or lower middle income economies according to their gross national income per capita, and also includes all countries to which USAID provides assistance. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Development: means those activities that take place following discovery of minerals in paying quantities, including but not limited to geophysical activity, drilling, platform construction, and operation of all directly related onshore support facilities, and which are for the purpose of producing the minerals discovered. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Development: means those activities that take place following discovery of minerals in paying quantities, including but not limited to geophysical activity, drilling, platform construction, and operation of all directly related onshore support facilities, and which are for the purpose of producing the minerals discovered. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), of the U. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, U. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Director: means the Director of BSEE of the U. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Director: means the Director of the BOEM of the U. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Director: means Director, BOEM, DOI. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • Director: means the Director of BOEM of the U. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • disinterested third party: means a person or organization not reasonably believed to be--

    (1) A suspect in the criminal offense to which the materials sought under these guidelines relate. See 28 CFR 59.2

  • Disposable pay: means that part of current basic pay, special pay, incentive pay, retired pay, retainer pay, or in the case of an employee not entitled to basic pay, other authorized pay remaining after the deduction of any amount required by law to be withheld (other than deductions to execute garnishment orders) in accordance with 5 CFR parts 581 and 582. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Distance: means the minimum great circle distance. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • District Commander: means an officer of the Coast Guard designated as such by the Commandant to command Coast Guard activities within a district. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • District Manager: means the District Manager of the Mine Safety and Health Administration District in which the independent contractor is located. See 30 CFR 45.2
  • District Manager: means the BSEE officer with authority and responsibility for operations or other designated program functions for a district within a BSEE Region. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • District Manager: means the BSEE officer with authority and responsibility for operations or other designated program functions for a district within a BSEE Region. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Disturbed area: means an area where vegetation, topsoil, or overburden is removed or upon which topsoil, spoil, coal processing waste, underground development waste, or noncoal waste is placed by surface coal mining operations. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Diversion: means a channel, embankment, or other manmade structure constructed to divert water from one area to another. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • DOCD: means Development Operations Coordination Document. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • documentary materials: means any materials upon which information is recorded, and includes, but is not limited to, written or printed materials, photographs, films or negatives, audio or video tapes, or materials upon which information is electronically or magnetically recorded, but does not include materials which constitute contraband, the fruits or instrumentalities of a crime, or things otherwise criminally possessed. See 28 CFR 59.2
  • DOI: means the Department of the Interior, including the Secretary of the Interior, or his or her delegate. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • DOL: means the U. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • Downslope: means the land surface between the projected outcrop of the lowest coalbed being mined along each highwall and a valley floor. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • DPP: means Development and Production Plan. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Draft: means the vertical distance from the molded baseline of a vessel amidships to the waterline. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Dripproof: means enclosed equipment so constructed or protected that falling drops of liquid or solid particles striking the enclosure at any angle from 0 to 15 degrees downward from the vertical do not interfere with the operation of the equipment. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Dual-filed complaint or charge: means a complaint or charge of employment discrimination that:

    (1) Arises under both section 504 and title I. See 28 CFR 37.2

  • Dual-filed complaint or charge: means a complaint or charge of employment discrimination that:

    (1) Arises under both section 504 and title I. See 29 CFR 1640.2

  • E horizon: The layer commonly near the surface below an A horizon and above a B horizon. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Easement: means an authorization for a nonpossessory, nonexclusive interest in a portion of the OCS, whether leased or unleased, which specifies the rights of the holder to use the area embraced in the easement in a manner consistent with the terms and conditions of the granting authority. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Eastern Gulf of Mexico: means all OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico the BOEM Director decides are adjacent to the State of Florida. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Education: means planned and organized activity by a consultant to impart information to employers and employees to enable them to establish and maintain employment and a place of employment which is safe and healthful. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • EEOC: refers to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and, when appropriate, to any of its headquarters, district, area, local, or field offices. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • EEOC: refers to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and, when appropriate, to any of its headquarters, district, area, local, or field offices. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • EEOC: means the U. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • EIA: means Environmental Impact Analysis. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • 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 2205.103
  • Embankment: means an artificial deposit of material that is raised above the natural surface of the land and used to contain, divert, or store water, support roads or railways, or for other similar purposes. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Embarkation station: means the place on the vessel from which a survival craft is boarded. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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
  • Employee: means an employee of an employer who is employed in the business of that employer which affects interstate commerce. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Employee: means a current employee of the Federal Government including a current member of the Armed Forces or a Reserve of the Armed Forces. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Employer: means a person engaged in a business who has employees, but does not include the United States (not including the United States Postal Service,) or any state or political subdivision of a state. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Enclosed space: means a compartment that is not exposed to the atmosphere when all access and ventilation closures are secured. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Engine model: means all commercial aircraft turbine engines which are of the same general series, displacement, and design characteristics and are approved under the same type certificate. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • 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.
  • Ephemeral stream: means a stream which flows only in direct response to precipitation in the immediate watershed or in response to the melting of a cover of snow and ice, and which has a channel bottom that is always above the local water table. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential hydrologic functions: means the role of an alluvial valley floor in collecting, storing, regulating, and making the natural flow of surface or ground water, or both, usefully available for agricultural activities by reason of the valley floor's topographic position, the landscape, and the physical properties of its underlying materials. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess spoil: means spoil material disposed of in a location other than the mined-out area. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exhaust emissions: means substances emitted into the atmosphere from the exhaust discharge nozzle of an aircraft or aircraft engine. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Existing structure: means a structure or facility used in connection with or to facilitate surface coal mining and reclamation operations for which construction begins prior to the approval of a State program or implementation of a Federal program or Federal lands program, whichever occurs first. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Existing vessel: means a vessel that is not a new vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Exploration: means the commercial search for oil, gas, and sulphur. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Exploration: means the commercial search for oil, gas, and sulphur. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Exploration: means the commercial search for oil, gas, or sulphur. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Exposed waters: is a term used in connection with stability criteria and means:

    (1) Waters, except the Great Lakes, more than 20 nautical miles from a harbor of safe refuge. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Facility: means an installation that is permanently or temporarily attached to the seabed of the OCS. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • 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 28 CFR 39.103
  • 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 29 CFR 2205.103
  • 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 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, or other real or personal property or interest in such property. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • 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 46 CFR 507.103
  • 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.
  • FCCS: means the Federal Claims Collection Standards jointly published by the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Justice at 31 CFR parts 900-904. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • FDI Act proceeding: means a proceeding that commences upon the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation being appointed as conservator or receiver under section 11 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • 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 financial assistance: means any grant, loan, contract (other than a procurement contract or a contract of insurance or guaranty), or any other arrangement by which the Agency provides or otherwise makes available assistance in the form of:

    (1) Funds. See 22 CFR 217.3

  • Federal land management agency: means a Federal agency having administrative jurisdiction over the surface of Federal lands that are subject to these regulations. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Federal lease bond: means the bond or equivalent security required by 43 CFR part 3400 to assure compliance with the terms and conditions of a Federal coal lease. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Federal lessee protection bond: means a bond payable to the United States or the State, whichever is applicable, for use and benefit of a permittee or lessee of the surface lands to secure payment of any damages to crops or tangible improvements on Federal lands, pursuant to section 715 of the Act. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Federal Port Controller: means a person designated as such in accordance with part 1902 of this chapter XIX, under a standard form of service agreement to exercise delegated authorities of the Director, NSA, in the control of operations of a designated port or group of ports upon deployment of the Armed Forces of the United States, or other requirements of the nation's defense. See 46 CFR 1
  • Federal program: means the Federal program for Indian lands. See 30 CFR 750.5
  • Federal program: means a program established by the Secretary pursuant to section 504 of the Act to regulate coal exploration and surface coal mining and reclamation operations on non-Federal and non-Indian lands within a State in accordance with the Act and this chapter. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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
  • FERC pipeline: means any pipeline within the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under the Natural Gas Act, 15 U. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Ferry: means a vessel that is used on a regular schedule--

    (1) To provide transportation only between places that are not more than 300 miles apart. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial counterparty: means a person that is:

    (1)(i) A bank holding company or an affiliate thereof. See 12 CFR 47.2

  • 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.
  • Fish and wildlife habitat: Land dedicated wholly or partially to the production, protection, or management of species of fish or wildlife. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Flaring: means the burning of natural gas as it is released into the atmosphere. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Flaring: means the burning of natural gas as it is released into the atmosphere. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Flash point: means the temperature at which a liquid gives off a flammable vapor when heated using the Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester method in accordance with ASTM D-93 (incorporated by reference, see 46 CFR 175. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Forestry: Land used or managed for the long-term production of wood, wood fiber, or wood-derived products. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Fuel venting emissions: means raw fuel, exclusive of hydrocarbons in the exhaust emissions, discharged from aircraft gas turbine engines during all normal ground and flight operations. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Fugitive dust: means that particulate matter not emitted from a duct or stack which becomes airborne due to the forces of wind or surface coal mining and reclamation operations or both. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Galley: means a space containing appliances with cooking surfaces that may exceed 121 °C (250 °F), such as ovens, griddles, and deep fat fryers. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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
  • Gas reservoir: means a reservoir that contains hydrocarbons predominantly in a gaseous (single-phase) state. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Gas-well completion: means a well completed in a gas reservoir or in the associated gas-cap of an oil reservoir. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Geological exploration: means exploration that uses geological and geochemical techniques (e. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Geological exploration: means exploration that uses geological and geochemical techniques (e. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Geological information: means geological or geochemical data that have been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Geophysical data: means measurements that have not been processed or interpreted. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Geophysical data: means measurements that have not been processed or interpreted. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Geophysical exploration: means exploration that utilizes geophysical techniques (e. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Geophysical exploration: means exploration that utilizes geophysical techniques (e. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Geophysical information: means geophysical data that have been processed or interpreted. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Geophysical information: means geophysical data that have been processed or interpreted. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Government: means the government of the United States of America. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • Government financing agency: means a Federal, State, county, municipal, or local unit of government, or a department, bureau, agency or office of the unit which, directly or through another unit of government, finances construction. See 30 CFR 707.5
  • Government-financed construction: means construction funded at 50 percent or more by funds appropriated from a government financing agency's budget or obtained from general revenue bonds. See 30 CFR 707.5
  • Governor: means the Governor of a State or the person or entity lawfully designated to exercise the powers granted to a Governor pursuant to the Act. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Governor: means the Governor of a State or the person or entity lawfully designated to exercise the powers granted to a Governor pursuant to the Act. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Governor: means the Governor of a State, or the person or entity designated by, or under, State law to exercise the powers granted to such Governor under the Act. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • 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 a right-of-way, right-of-use and easement, or alternate use right-of-use and easement issued under the provisions of this part. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Grantee: includes a recipient of a grant, a signatory to a cooperative agreement, or a contracting party. See 28 CFR 38.3
  • Grantee: means any person to whom BSEE has issued an oil or gas pipeline permit, license, easement, right-of-way, or other grant of authority for transportation on or across the OCS under 30 CFR part 250, subpart J, or 43 U. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Grazingland: Land used for grasslands and forest lands where the indigenous vegetation is actively managed for grazing, browsing, or occasional hay production. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Great Lakes: means both the waters of the Great Lakes and of the St. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • gross tons: is an indicator of a vessel's approximate volume as determined in accordance with part 69 (Measurement of Vessels) of this chapter and recorded on the vessel's Tonnage Certificate (formerly Certificate of Admeasurement). See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Ground cover: means the area of ground covered by the combined aerial parts of vegetation and the litter that is produced naturally onsite, expressed as a percentage of the total area of measurement. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Ground water: means subsurface water that fills available openings in rock or soil materials to the extent that they are considered water saturated. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Handicap: means any condition or characteristic that renders a person a handicapped person as defined in paragraph (j) of this section. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • 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 28 CFR 39.103
  • 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 an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Handicapped person: (1) "Handicapped persons" means any person who (i) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, (ii) has a record of such an impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having such an impairment. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • 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 46 CFR 507.103
  • Handicapped persons: means any person who (i) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, (ii) has a record of such an impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having such an impairment. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Harbor of safe refuge: means a port, inlet, or other body of water normally sheltered from heavy seas by land and in which a vessel can navigate and safely moor. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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 28 CFR 39.103
  • 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 29 CFR 2205.103
  • 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 29 CFR 2706.103
  • 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 22 CFR 217.3
  • 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 46 CFR 507.103
  • Hazard correction: means the elimination or control of a workplace hazard in accord with the requirements of applicable Federal or State statutes, regulations or standards. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Head-of-hollow fill: means a fill structure consisting of any material, other than organic material, placed in the uppermost reaches of a hollow where side slopes of the existing hollow, measured at the steepest point, are greater than 20 degrees or the average slope of the profile of the hollow from the toe of the fill to the top of the fill is greater than 10 degrees. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • High speed craft: means a craft that is operable on or above the water and has characteristics so different from those of conventional displacement ships, to which the existing international conventions, particularly SOLAS, apply, that alternative measures should be used to achieve an equivalent level of safety. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Higher or better uses: means postmining land uses that have a higher economic value or nonmonetary benefit to the landowner or the community than the premining land uses. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Highwall: means the face of exposed overburden and coal in an open cut of a surface coal mining activity or for entry to underground mining activities. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Highwall remnant: means that portion of highwall that remains after backfilling and grading of a remining permit area. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Historic preservation programs: means programs conducted by the agency that have preservation of historic properties as a primary purpose. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Historic preservation programs: means programs conducted by the agency that have preservation of historic properties as a primary purpose. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Historic preservation programs: means programs conducted by the agency that have preservation of historic properties as a primary purpose. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • Historic properties: means those properties that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or properties designated as historic under a statute of the appropriate State or local government body. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Historic properties: means those properties that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or properties designated as historic under a statute of the appropriate State or local government body. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Historic properties: means those properties that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or properties designated as historic under a statute of the appropriate State or local government body. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • horizon: The uppermost mineral layer, often called the surface soil. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Human environment: means the physical, social, and economic components, conditions, and factors that interactively determine the state, condition, and quality of living conditions, employment, and health of those affected, directly or indirectly, by activities occurring on the OCS. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Human environment: means the physical, social, and economic components, conditions, and factors which interactively determine the state, condition, and quality of living conditions, employment, and health of those affected, directly or indirectly, by activities occurring on the OCS. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Human environment: means the physical, social, and economic components, conditions, and factors that interactively determine the state, condition, and quality of living conditions, employment, and health of those affected, directly or indirectly, by activities occurring on the OCS. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Human environment: means the physical, social, and economic components, conditions, and factors that interactively determine the state, condition, and quality of living conditions, employment, and health of those affected, directly or indirectly, by activities occurring on the OCS. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Hydrocarbon occurrence: means the direct or indirect detection during drilling operations of any liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons by examination of well cuttings, cores, gas detector readings, formation fluid tests, wireline logs, or by any other means. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Hydrologic balance: means the relationship between the quality and quantity of water inflow to, water outflow from, and water storage in a hydrologic unit such as a drainage basin, aquifer, soil zone, lake, or reservoir. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Hydrologic regime: means the entire state of water movement in a given area. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • IBLA: means the Interior Board of Land Appeals. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Ignition source: means an internal combustion engine regardless of horsepower or continuously running electrical motors without overload protection or other run-limiting devices. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Imminent danger: means any conditions or practices in a place of employment which are such that a danger exists which could reasonably be expected to cause death or serious physical harm immediately or before the imminence of such danger can be eliminated through the procedures set forth in §1908. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Implementing instrument: means a binding relationship established between USAID and an outside party or parties to carry out USAID programs, by authorizing the use of USAID funds and/or nonfinancial resources for the procurement of services or commodities and/or commodity related services. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Impounding structure: means a dam, embankment or other structure used to impound water, slurry, or other liquid or semi-liquid material. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Impoundments: means all water, sediment, slurry or other liquid or semi-liquid holding structures and depressions, either naturally formed or artificially built. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Incidental services: means services such as installation, erection, maintenance, or upgrading of USAID-financed equipment, or the training of personnel in the maintenance, operation and use of such equipment, or similar services provided for the authorized disposition of such commodities. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • 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 contractor: means any person, partnership, corporation, subsidiary of a corporation, firm, association or other organization that contracts to perform services or construction at a mine. See 30 CFR 45.2
  • 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 with a disability: 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 2205.103
  • Information technology: means any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspection: means any inspection of an employer's factory, plant, establishment, construction site, or other area, workplace or environment where work is performed by an employee of an employer, and includes any inspection conducted pursuant to a complaint filed under §1903. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • inspector: means any civilian employee or military member of the Coast Guard assigned by an Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, or the Commandant to perform duties with respect to the inspection, enforcement, and administration of vessel safety and navigation laws and regulations. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interactive computer service: has the meaning set forth in 47 U. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • International voyage: means a voyage between a country to which SOLAS applies and a port outside that country. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Internet: means collectively the myriad of computer and telecommunications facilities, including equipment and operating software, which constitute the interconnected world-wide network of networks that employ the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, or any predecessor or successor protocols to such protocol, to communicate information of all kinds by wire or radio. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Interpreted geophysical information: means knowledge, often in the form of seismic cross sections, 3-dimensional representations, and maps, developed by determining the geological significance of geophysical data and processed geophysical information. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • 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.
  • IOP: means Integrated Operations Plan. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Irreparable damage to the environment: means any damage to the environment, in violation of the Act, the regulatory program, or this chapter, that cannot be corrected by actions of the applicant. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Joint bid: means a bid submitted by two or more persons for an oil and gas lease under section 8(a) of the Act. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • 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.
  • knowingly: means that a person who authorized, ordered, or carried out an act or omission knew or had reason to know that the act or omission would result in either a violation or a failure to abate or correct a violation. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Land use: means specific uses or management-related activities, rather than the vegetation or cover of the land. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Lands eligible for remining: means those lands that would otherwise be eligible for expenditures under section 404 or under section 402(g)(4) of the Act. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Launching appliance: means a device for transferring a survival craft or rescue boat from its stowed position safely to the water. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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: means an agreement authorizing the use of a designated portion of the OCS for activities allowed under this part. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Lease: means an agreement which is issued under section 8 or maintained under section 6 of the Act and which authorizes exploration for, and development and production of, minerals or the area covered by that authorization, whichever is required by the context. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Lease: means an agreement which is issued under section 8 or maintained under section 6 of the Act and which authorizes exploration for, and development and production of, minerals or the area covered by that authorization, whichever is required by the context. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Lease: means an agreement that is issued under section 8 or maintained under section 6 of the Act and that authorizes exploration for, and development and production of, minerals on the OCS. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Lease: means an agreement that is issued under section 8 or maintained under section 6 of the Act and that authorizes exploration for, and development and production of, minerals. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Lease: means an agreement that is issued under section 8 or maintained under section 6 of the Act and that authorizes exploration for, and development and production of, minerals. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Lease interest: means one or more of the following ownership interests in an OCS oil and gas or sulfur lease: a record title interest, an operating rights interest, or an economic interest. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Length: when used in terms of the vessel's length (excluding bow sprits, bumpkins, rudders, outboard motor brackets, handles, and other similar fittings, attachments, and extensions), means:

    (1) The length listed on the vessel's Certificate of Documentation issued under the provisions of part 67 (Documentation of Vessels) of this chapter or Certificate of Number issued under the provisions of 33 CFR part 173, subpart B (Numbering). See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Lessee: means the holder of a lease, a BOEM-approved assignee, and, when describing the conduct required of parties engaged in activities on the lease, it also refers to the operator and all persons authorized by the holder of the lease or operator to conduct activities on the lease. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into, or is the BOEM approved assignee of, a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Lessee: means the party authorized by a lease, grant of right-of-way, or an approved assignment thereof to explore, develop, produce, or transport oil, gas, or other minerals or materials in the OCS pursuant to the Act and this part. See 30 CFR 270.3
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into, or is the BOEM approved assignee of, a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals and is therefore a record title owner of the lease, or the BOEM-approved assignee-owner of a record title interest. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Lessee: means the party authorized by a lease, grant of right-of-way, or an approved assignment thereof to explore, develop, produce, or transport oil, gas, or other minerals or materials in the OCS pursuant to the Act and this part. See 30 CFR 570.3
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limited lease: means a lease issued under this part that specifies the terms and conditions under which a person may conduct activities on the OCS that support the production of energy, but do not result in the production of electricity or other energy product for sale, distribution, or other commercial use exceeding a limit specified in the lease. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • List of Hazards: means a list of all serious hazards that are identified by the consultant and the correction due dates agreed upon by the employer and the consultant. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Machinery space: means a space including a trunk, alleyway, stairway, or duct to such a space, that contains:

    (1) Propulsion machinery of any type. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Major conversion: means a conversion of a vessel that, as determined by the Commandant:

    (1) Substantially changes the dimensions or carrying capacity of the vessel:

    (2) Changes the type of vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Major life activities: means functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • MARAD: means the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. See 46 CFR 307.3
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Master: means the individual having command of the vessel and who is the holder of a valid merchant mariner credential that authorized the individual to serve as master of a small passenger vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Master agreement: means a QFC of the type set forth in section 210(c)(8)(D)(ii)(XI), (iii)(IX), (iv)(IV), (v)(V), or (vi)(V) of Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • Material remains: means physical evidence of human habitation, occupation, use, or activity, including the site, location, or context in which such evidence is situated. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Means of escape: means a continuous and unobstructed way of exit travel from any point in a vessel to an embarkation station. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Minerals: include oil, gas, sulphur, geopressured-geothermal and associated resources, and all other minerals that are authorized by an Act of Congress to be produced. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Minerals agreement: means any joint venture, operating, production sharing, service, managerial, lease or other agreements, or any amendment, supplement to or modification of such agreement, providing for the exploration for, or extraction, processing, or the development of coal, or providing for the sale or other disposition of the production or products of such coal resources. See 30 CFR 750.5
  • Mining area: means an individual excavation site or pit from which coal, other minerals and overburden are removed. See 30 CFR 702.5
  • Mining plan: means the plan for mining leased Federal coal required by the Mineral Leasing Act. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mission: means the USAID Mission, office or representative in a cooperating/recipient country. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Moist bulk density: means the weight of soil (oven dry) per unit volume. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor vehicles: means self-propelled vehicles with passenger carriage capacity, such as highway trucks, passenger cars and buses, motorcycles, scooters, motorized bicycles, ATVs, and utility vehicles. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • MSHA: means the Mine Safety and Health Administration. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • MSHA: means the U. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Mulch: means vegetation residues or other suitable materials that aid in soil stabilization and soil moisture conservation, thus providing micro-climatic conditions suitable for germination and growth. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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
  • Nationality: refers to the place of legal organization, ownership, citizenship, or lawful permanent residence (or equivalent immigration status to live and work on a continuing basis) of suppliers of commodities and services. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Natural gas: means a mixture of hydrocarbons and varying quantities of non-hydrocarbons that exist in the gaseous phase. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Natural gas liquids: means liquefied petroleum products produced from reservoir gas and liquefied at surface separators, field facilities, or gas processing plants worldwide, including any of the following:

    (i) Condensate--natural gas liquids recovered from gas well gas (associated and non-associated) in separators or field facilities. See 30 CFR 556.105

  • New or unusual technology: means equipment or procedures that:

    (1) Have not been used previously or extensively in a BOEM OCS Region. See 30 CFR 550.200

  • New OSV: means an OSV--

    (1) That was contracted for, or the keel of which was laid, on or after March 15, 1996. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • New vessel: means a vessel:

    (1) The initial construction of which began on or after March 11, 1996. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Non-commercial building: means any building, other than an occupied residential dwelling, that, at the time the subsidence occurs, is used on a regular or temporary basis as a public building or community or institutional building as those terms are defined in §761. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Non-self-propelled vessel: means a vessel that does not have installed means of propulsion, including propulsive machinery, masts, spars, or sails. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Noncombustible material: means any material approved in accordance with §164. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Normal operation: means the performance by each part of the device of those functions for which the part was designed. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Notice: means a Notice of Suspension or Notice of Prohibition issued by the OCC pursuant to section 8(g) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • Notice: means a written statement of intent to conduct geological or geophysical scientific research related to oil, gas, and sulphur in the OCS other than under a permit. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Notice: means a written statement of intent to conduct geological or geophysical scientific research related to oil, gas, and sulphur in the OCS other than under a permit. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Noxious plants: means species that have been included on official State lists of noxious plants for the State in which the surface coal mining and reclamation operation occurs. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • NPDES: means National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • OCC: means the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • Oceans: means a route that is more than 20 nautical miles offshore on any of the following waters:

    (1) Any ocean. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • OCMI: means an officer of the Coast Guard designated as such by the Commandant and who, under the direction of the Coast Guard District Commander, is in charge of a marine inspection zone, described in part 1 of this chapter, for the performance of duties with respect to the inspection, enforcement, and administration of vessel safety and navigation laws and regulations. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • OCS: means Outer Continental Shelf. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • OCSLA: means the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, as amended (Act of August 7, 1953, Ch. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • OCSLA pipeline: means any oil or gas pipeline for which BSEE has issued a permit, license, easement, right-of-way, or other grant of authority. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • OFCCP: means the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and where appropriate, any of its regional or district offices. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • Office for Civil Rights: refers to the Office for Civil Rights in the Department's Office of Justice Programs. See 28 CFR 38.3
  • Offshore vehicle: means a vehicle that is capable of being driven on ice. See 30 CFR 550.200
  • Offsite consultation: means the provision of consultative assistance on occupational safety and health issues away from an employer's worksite by such means as telephone and correspondence, and at locations other than the employer's worksite, such as the consultation project offices. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Oil: means a mixture of hydrocarbons that exists in a liquid or gaseous phase in an underground reservoir and which remains or becomes liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities, including condensate recovered by means other than a manufacturing process. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • Oil reservoir: means a reservoir that contains hydrocarbons predominantly in a liquid (single-phase) state. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Oil reservoir: means a reservoir that contains hydrocarbons predominantly in a liquid (single-phase) state. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Oil reservoir with an associated gas cap: means a reservoir that contains hydrocarbons in both a liquid and gaseous (two-phase) state. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Onsite consultation: means the provision of consultative assistance on an employer's occupational safety and health program and on specific workplace hazards through a visit to an employer's worksite. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Open boat: means a vessel not protected from entry of water by means of a complete weathertight deck, or by a combination of a partial weathertight deck and superstructure that is structurally suitable for the waters upon which the vessel operates. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Open deck: means a deck that is permanently open to the weather on one or more sides and, if covered, any spot on the overhead is less than 4. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Open to the atmosphere: means a compartment that has at least 0. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operating rights: means an interest created by sublease out of the record title interest in an oil and gas lease, authorizing the owner to explore for, develop, and/or produce the oil and gas contained within a specified area and depth of the lease (i. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Operating rights owner: means the holder of operating rights. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Operating station: means the principal steering station on the vessel from which the individual on duty normally navigates the vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Operator: means any person engaged in coal mining who removes or intends to remove more than 250 tons of coal from the earth or from coal refuse piles by mining within 12 consecutive calendar months in any one location. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Operator: means the individual, corporation, or association having control or management of activities on the lease or grant under this part. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Operator: means the person designated as having control or management of operations on the leased area or a portion thereof. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Operator: means the person the lessee(s) designates as having control or management of operations on the leased area or a portion thereof. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Operator: means the person the lessee(s) designates as having control or management of operations on the leased area or a portion thereof. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means an Order of Removal or Order of Prohibition issued by the OCC pursuant to section 8(g) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • original production date: means the date the primary producer actually filmed, videotaped, or photographed, or created a digitally- or computer-manipulated image or picture of, the visual depiction of an actual human being engaged in actual or simulated sexually explicit conduct. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • OSHA: means the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration or the State agency responsible under a Plan approved under section 18 of the Act for the enforcement of occupational safety and health standards in that State. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Other minerals: means any commercially valuable substance mined for its mineral value, excluding coal, topsoil, waste and fill material. See 30 CFR 702.5
  • our: refer to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the Department of the Interior, or its possessive, depending on the context. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Outer Continental Shelf: means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Outslope: means the face of the spoil or embankment sloping downward from the highest elevation to the toe. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Overburden: means material of any nature, consolidated or unconsolidated, that overlies a coal deposit, excluding topsoil. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • overnight accommodation space: means an accommodation space for use by passengers or by crew members, which has one or more berths, including beds or bunks, for passengers or crew members to rest for extended periods. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Partially enclosed space: means a compartment that is neither open to the atmosphere nor an enclosed space. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Partially protected waters: is a term used in connection with stability criteria and means:

    (1) Waters not more than 20 nautical miles from the mouth of a harbor of safe refuge, unless determined by the cognizant OCMI to be exposed waters. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Party: means any person who files a complaint, any person who files an answer, and BSEE. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Passenger: means an individual carried on a vessel, except:

    (1) The owner or an individual representative of the owner, or in the case of a vessel under charter, an individual charterer or individual representative of the charterer. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Passenger accommodation space: means an accommodation space designated for the use of passengers. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Passenger for hire: means a passenger for whom consideration is contributed as a condition of carriage on the vessel, whether directly or indirectly flowing to the owner, charterer, operator, agent, or any other person having an interest in the vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Pastureland or land occasionally cut for hay: Land used primarily for the long-term production of adapted, domesticated forage plants to be grazed by livestock or occasionally cut and cured for livestock feed. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Perennial stream: means a stream or part of a stream that flows continuously during all of the calendar year as a result of ground-water discharge or surface runoff. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Performance bond: means a surety bond, collateral bond or self-bond or a combination thereof, by which a permittee assures faithful performance of all the requirements of the Act, this chapter, a State, Federal or Federal lands program, and the requirements of the permit and reclamation plan. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permanent diversion: means a diversion remaining after surface coal mining and reclamation operations are completed which has been approved for retention by the regulatory authority and other appropriate State and Federal agencies. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permanent impoundment: means an impoundment which is approved by the regulatory authority and, if required, by other State and Federal agencies for retention as part of the postmining land use. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permissible: as used in this part means completely assembled and conforming in every respect with the design formally approved by MSHA under this part. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Permit: means a permit to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations issued by the State regulatory authority pursuant to a State program or by the Secretary pursuant to a Federal program. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permit: means the contract or agreement, other than a lease, issued pursuant to this part, under which a person acquires the right to conduct on the OCS, in accordance with appropriate statutes, regulations, and stipulations:

    (1) Geological exploration for mineral resources. See 30 CFR 251.1

  • Permit: means the contract or agreement, other than a lease, issued pursuant to this part, under which a person acquires the right to conduct on the OCS, in accordance with appropriate statutes, regulations, and stipulations:

    (1) Geological exploration for mineral resources. See 30 CFR 551.1

  • Permit application package: means a proposal to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands, including an application for a permit, permit revision or permit renewal, all the information required by the Act, this subchapter, the applicable State program, any applicable cooperative agreement and all other applicable laws and regulations including, with respect to leased Federal coal, the Mineral Leasing Act and its implementing regulations. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Permit area: means the area of land, indicated on the approved map submitted by the operator with his or her application, required to be covered by the operator's performance bond under subchapter J of this chapter and which shall include the area of land upon which the operator proposes to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations under the permit, including all disturbed areas. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permittee: means a person holding or required by the Act or this chapter to hold a permit to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations issued by a State regulatory authority pursuant to a State program, by the Director pursuant to a Federal program, by the Director pursuant to a Federal lands program, or, where a cooperative agreement pursuant to section 523 of the Act has been executed, by the Director and the State regulatory authority. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Permittee: means the person authorized by a permit issued pursuant to this part to conduct activities on the OCS. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Permittee: means the person authorized by a permit issued pursuant to this part to conduct activities on the OCS. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Person: includes an individual, bank, corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture, pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association and, except for purposes of administrative offsets under subpart C and interest, penalty and administrative costs under subpart B of this part, includes State and local governments and Indian tribes and components of tribal governments. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Person: means a citizen or national of the United States. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Person: means a person or company, including but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, joint stock venture, trust, mutual fund, or any receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, or other official acting in a similar capacity for such company. See 30 CFR 270.3
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, organization, State or local government, or any other type of entity other than a Federal agency, foreign government, or public international organization. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, government entity, partnership, association (including a trust or limited liability company), consortium, or joint venture (when established as a separate entity). See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Person: includes a natural person, an association (including partnerships, joint ventures, and trusts), a State, a political subdivision of a State, or a private, public, or municipal corporation. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Person: means a citizen or national of the United States. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Person: means a person or company, including but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, joint stock venture, trust, mutual fund, or any receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, or other official acting in a similar capacity for such company. See 30 CFR 570.3
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, joint stock company, business trust, or other organized group of persons, or any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative, and includes any department, agency, or corporation of the United States, any State, or any political, governmental, or legal entity. See 46 CFR 1
  • Person: means a natural person, where so designated, or an entity, such as a partnership, association, State, political subdivision of a State or territory, or a private, public, or municipal corporation. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Person: means a natural person, where so designated, or an entity, such as a partnership, association, State, political subdivision of a State or territory, or a private, public, or municipal corporation. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • Person: includes a natural person, an association (including partnerships, joint ventures, and trusts), a State, a political subdivision of a State, or a private, public, or municipal corporation. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • petitioner: means a subject individual who has filed a petition for informal hearing under this part. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • Pharmaceutical: means any substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of diseases in humans or animals. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • 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 addiction and alcoholism. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • 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 addiction and alcoholism. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • 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 addiction and alcoholism. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Picture identification card: means a document issued by the United States, a State government, or a political subdivision thereof, or a United States territory, that bears the photograph, the name of the individual identified, and the date of birth of that individual, and provides specific information sufficient for the issuing authority to confirm its validity, such as a passport, Permanent Resident Card (commonly known as a "Green Card"), or employment authorization document issued by the United States, a driver's license or other form of identification issued by a State or the District of Columbia. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Pilothouse control: means that controls to start and stop the engines and control the direction and speed of the propeller of the vessel are located at the operating station. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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.
  • Pontoon vessel: means any vessel having two or more watertight hulls, which are structurally independent from the vessel's deck or cross structure. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Port facility: means a specific location in a port where passengers or commodities are transferred between land and water carriers or between two water carriers, specifically including: wharves, piers, sheds, warehouses, yards, and docks. See 46 CFR 1
  • Port light: means a hinged glass window, generally circular, in a vessel's side or deckhouse for light and ventilation. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Precipitation event: means a quantity of water resulting from drizzle, rain, snow, sleet, or hail in a limited period of time. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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.
  • Previously mined area: means land affected by surface coal mining operations prior to August 3, 1977, that has not been reclaimed to the standards of 30 CFR chapter VII. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • primary corporation: includes , but not exclusively, an applicant, for, or one already receiving, benefits under the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, as well as participants in certain transactions, such as banking institutions designated as lenders, mortgagees, and trustees pursuant to Public Law 89-346 (73 Stat. See 46 CFR 355.1
  • Prime farmland: means those lands which are defined by the Secretary of Agriculture in 7 CFR part 657 (30 CFR 701.5
  • Principal shareholder: means any person who is the record or beneficial owner of 10 percent or more of any class of voting stock. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Priority List: refers to a document listing a limited number of controversial topics under the ADA on which there is not yet definitive guidance setting forth EEOC's position. See 29 CFR 1641.8
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Producer: means any person, including any individual, corporation, or other organization, who is a primary producer or a secondary producer. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Production: means those activities that take place after the successful completion of any means for the removal of minerals, including such removal, field operations, transfer of minerals to shore, operation monitoring, maintenance, and workover operations. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Production: means those activities that take place after the successful completion of any means for the removal of minerals, including such removal, field operations, transfer of minerals to shore, operation monitoring, maintenance, and workover operations. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Production-operator: means any owner, lessee, or other person who operates, controls or supervises a coal or other mine. See 30 CFR 45.2
  • Program administrator: means the State of Federal official within the regulatory authority who has the authority and responsibility for overall management of the Small Operator Assistance Program. See 30 CFR 795.3
  • Program or activity: means all of the operations of any entity described in paragraphs (l)(1) through (4) of this section, any part of which is extended Federal financial assistance:

    (1)(i) A department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of a State or of a local government. See 22 CFR 217.3

  • Program or activity: means all of the operations of any entity described in paragraphs (b)(4)(i) through (iv) of this section, any part of which is extended Federal financial assistance:

    (i)(A) A department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of a State or of a local government. See 22 CFR 218.03

  • Programmed inspection: means OSHA worksite inspections which are scheduled based upon objective or neutral criteria. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Programmed inspection schedule: means OSHA inspections scheduled in accordance with criteria contained in the current OSHA field instructions or approved State Plan counterpart. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Prohibited sources: means countries to which assistance is prohibited by the annual appropriations acts of Congress or other statutes, or those subject to other executive branch restrictions, such as applicable sanctions administered by the U. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Project area: means the geographic surface leased, or granted, for the purpose of a specific project. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Project easement: means an easement to which, upon approval of your Construction and Operations Plan (COP) or General Activities Plan (GAP), you are entitled as part of the lease for the purpose of installing, gathering, transmission, and distribution cables, pipelines, and appurtenances on the OCS as necessary for the full enjoyment of the lease. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Property to be mined: means both the surface estates and mineral estates within the permit area and the area covered by underground workings. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospect: means a geologic feature having the potential for mineral deposits. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Protected: means effectively covered, enclosed, or otherwise guarded by adequate covers. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Protected waters: is a term used in connection with stability criteria and means sheltered waters presenting no special hazards such as most rivers, harbors, and lakes, and that is not determined to be exposed waters or partially protected waters by the cognizant OCMI. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Qualified laboratory: means a designated public agency, private firm, institution, or analytical laboratory that can provide the required determination of probable hydrologic consequences or statement of results of test borings or core samplings or other services as specified at §795. See 30 CFR 795.3
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rangeland: means land on which the natural potential (climax) plant cover is principally native grasses, forbs, and shrubs valuable for forage. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Ranking minority member: The highest ranking (and usually longest serving) minority member of a committee or subcommittee.
  • Reasonably available spoil: means spoil and suitable coal mine waste material generated by the remining operation or other spoil or suitable coal mine waste material located in the permit area that is accessible and available for use and that when rehandled will not cause a hazard to public safety or significant damage to the environment. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recharge capacity: means the ability of the soils and underlying materials to allow precipitation and runoff to infiltrate and reach the zone of saturation. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Recipient: means any State, political subdivision of any State, or instrumentality of any State or political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any individual, in any State, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended, directly or through another recipient, for any program, including any successor, assignee, or transferee thereof, but such term does not include any ultimate beneficiary under such program. See 29 CFR 1640.2
  • Recipient: means any state or its political subdivision, any instrumentality of a state or its political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any person to which Federal financial assistance is extended directly or through another recipient, including any successor, assignee, or transferee of a recipient, but excluding the ultimate beneficiary of the assistance and any sovereign foreign government. See 22 CFR 217.3
  • Recipient: means any State, political subdivision of any State, or instrumentality of any State or political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any individual, in any State, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended, directly or through another recipient, for any program, including any successor, assignee, or transferee thereof, but such term does not include any ultimate beneficiary under such program. See 28 CFR 37.2
  • Reclamation: means those actions taken to restore mined land as required by this chapter to a postmining land use approved by the regulatory authority. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Recognition and exemption program: means an achievement recognition program of the OSHA consultation services which recognizes small employers who operate, at a particular worksite, an exemplary program that results in the immediate and long term prevention of job related injuries and illnesses. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Record: means information regardless of its physical form or characteristics including information created, stored, and retrievable by electronic means that is created or obtained by the Agency and under the control of the Agency at the time of the request, including information maintained for the Agency by an entity under Government contract for records management purposes. See 22 CFR 212.16
  • Recoupment: is a special method for adjusting debts arising under the same transaction or occurrence. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Recreation: Land used for public or private leisure-time activities, including developed recreation facilities such as parks, camps, and amusement areas, as well as areas for less intensive uses such as hiking, canoeing, and other undeveloped recreational uses. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Recurrence interval: means the interval of time in which a precipitation event is expected to occur once, on the average. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Reference area: means a land unit maintained under appropriate management for the purpose of measuring vegetation ground cover, productivity and plant species diversity that are produced naturally or by crop production methods approved by the regulatory authority. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Reference day conditions: means the reference ambient conditions to which the gaseous emissions (HC and smoke) are to be corrected. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Refuse pile: means a surface deposit of coal mine waste that does not impound water, slurry, or other liquid or semi-liquid material. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Regional Director: means the BSEE officer with responsibility and authority for a Region within BSEE. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Regional Director: means the BOEM officer with responsibility and authority for a Region within BOEM. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Regional Supervisor: means the BSEE officer with responsibility and authority for operations or other designated program functions within a BSEE Region. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Regional Supervisor: means the BOEM officer with responsibility and authority for operations or other designated program functions within a BOEM Region. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Registry: means the FAA, Civil Aviation Registry, Aircraft Registration Branch. See 14 CFR 47.2
  • Regulatory authority: means the State regulatory authority pursuant to a cooperative agreement approved under part 745 of this chapter or, in the absence of a cooperative agreement, OSM. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Regulatory authority: means the Office of Surface Mining. See 30 CFR 750.5
  • 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.
  • Remining: means conducting surface coal mining and reclamation operations which affect previously mined areas. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Renewable Energy: means energy resources other than oil and gas and minerals as defined in 30 CFR part 580. See 30 CFR 585.112
  • Renewable resource lands: means aquifers and areas for the recharge of aquifers and other underground waters, areas for agricultural or silvicultural production of food and fiber, and grazinglands. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Resident alien: means an individual citizen of a foreign country lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States as an immigrant in conformity with the regulations of the Department of Homeland Security (8 CFR Chapter 1). See 14 CFR 47.2
  • Residential: Land used for single-and multiple-family housing, mobile home parks, or other residential lodgings. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Respondent: means the organizational unit in which a complainant alleges that discrimination occurred. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Responsible Official: means the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity for the Department of Justice or his or her designee. See 28 CFR 39.103
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail customer or counterparty: means a customer or counterparty that is:

    (1) An individual. See 12 CFR 47.2

  • Reviewing Officer: means a BSEE employee assigned to review case files and assess civil penalties. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Reviewing Officer: means a BOEM employee assigned to review case files and assess civil penalties. See 30 CFR 550.1402
  • Right-of-use: means any authorization issued under this part to use OCS lands. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Rivers: means a route on any of the following waters:

    (1) A river. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Road: means a surface right-of-way for purposes of travel by land vehicles used in surface coal mining and reclamation operations or coal exploration. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Safety factor: means the ratio of the available shear strength to the developed shear stress, or the ratio of the sum of the resisting forces to the sum of the loading or driving forces, as determined by accepted engineering practices. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Sailing vessel: means a vessel principally equipped for propulsion by sail even if the vessel has an auxiliary means of propulsion. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Salary offset: means the withholding of amounts from the current pay account of a Federal employee to satisfy a debt owed by that employee to the United States. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Sample system: means the system which provides for the transportation of the gaseous emission sample from the sample probe to the inlet of the instrumentation system. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Scantlings: means the dimensions of all structural parts such as frames, girders, and plating, used in building a vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Scupper: means a pipe or tube of at least 30 millimeters (1. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of State, the Director of the U. See 22 CFR 218.03
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or a subordinate authorized to act on the Secretary's behalf. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or a subordinate authorized to act on the Secretary's behalf. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or an official or a designated employee authorized to act on the Secretary's behalf. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Sedimentation pond: means an impoundment used to remove solids from water in order to meet water quality standards or effluent limitations before the water leaves the permit area. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Self-bailing cockpit: means a cockpit, with watertight sides and floor (sole), which is designed to free itself of water by gravity drainage through scuppers. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Sensitive reservoir: means a reservoir in which the production rate will affect ultimate recovery. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Serious hazard: means any condition or practice which would be classified as a serious violation of applicable federal or state statutes, regulations or standards, based on criteria contained in the current OSHA field instructions or approved State Plan counterpart, except that the element of employer knowledge shall not be considered. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Serve: means personally delivering a document to a person, or sending a document by U. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means the performance of identifiable tasks, rather than the delivery of an end item of supply. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Sexually explicit conduct: has the meaning set forth in 18 U. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Shaft power: means only the measured shaft power output of a turboprop engine. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Shallow test drilling: means drilling into the sea bottom to depths less than those specified in the definition of a deep stratigraphic test. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Shipper: means a person who contracts or wants to contract with a grantee or transporter to transport oil or gas through the grantee's or transporter's pipeline. See 30 CFR 291.101
  • Short international voyage: means an international voyage where:

    (1) The vessel is not more than 200 nautical miles from a port or place in which the passengers and crew could be placed in safety. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Signaling device: As used in this part, a signaling device is one that gives visual or audible signals. See 30 CFR 23.2
  • Siltation structure: means a sedimentation pond, a series of sedimentation ponds, or other treatment facility. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Simulated sexually explicit conduct: means conduct engaged in by performers that is depicted in a manner that would cause a reasonable viewer to believe that the performers engaged in actual sexually explicit conduct, even if they did not in fact do so. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • Six-month bidding period: means the 6-month period of time:

    (i) From May 1 through October 31. See 30 CFR 556.105

  • Slope: means average inclination of a surface, measured from the horizontal, generally expressed as the ratio of a unit of vertical distance to a given number of units of horizontal distance (e. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Small financial institution: means a company that:

    (1) Is organized as a bank, as defined in section 3(a) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 47.2

  • Smoke: means the matter in exhaust emissions which obscures the transmission of light. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • Soil horizons: means contrasting layers of soil parallel or nearly parallel to the land surface. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Soil survey: means a field and other investigation, resulting in a map showing the geographic distribution of different kinds of soils and an accompanying report that describes, classifies, and interprets such soils for use. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • source: means the country from which the commodity was shipped to the free port or bonded warehouse. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Special bituminous coal mines: means those mines in existence on January 1, 1972, or mines adjoining or having a common boundary with those mines for which development began after August 3, 1977, that are located in the State of Wyoming and that are being mined or will be mined according to the following criteria:

    (a) Surface mining takes place on a relatively limited site for an extended period of time. See 30 CFR 701.5

  • Spoil: means overburden that has been removed during surface coal mining operations. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Stabilize: means to control movement of soil, spoil piles, or areas of disturbed earth by modifying the geometry of the mass, or by otherwise modifying physical or chemical properties, such as by providing a protective surface coating. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Stairway: means an inclined means of escape between two decks. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Standard: means an occupational safety and health standard which requires conditions, or the adoption or use of one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes, reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide safe or healthful employment and places of employment, and which is to be promulgated, modified, or revoked in accordance with section 6(b) (1), (2), (3), and (4) of the Act. See 29 CFR 1911.2
  • Standard day conditions: means the following ambient conditions: temperature = 15 °C, specific humidity = 0. See 14 CFR 34.1
  • State: means any state, commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or the United States Virgin Islands. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • State: includes a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • State program: means a program established by a State and approved by the Secretary pursuant to section 503 of the Act to regulate surface coal mining and reclamation operations on non-Indian and non-Federal lands within that State, according to the requirements of the Act and this chapter. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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.
  • Steel or equivalent material: means steel or any noncombustible material that, by itself or due to insulation provided, has structural and integrity properties equivalent to steel at the end of the standard fire test. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Steep slope: means any slope of more than 20° or such lesser slope as may be designated by the regulatory authority after consideration of soil, climate, and other characteristics of a region or State. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Subcontract: means any business agreement or arrangement (in which the parties do not stand in the relationship of employer and employee) between a lessee's contractor and any person other than a lessee that is in any way related to the performance of any one or more contracts. See 30 CFR 270.3
  • Subcontract: means any business agreement or arrangement (in which the parties do not stand in the relationship of employer and employee) between a lessee's contractor and any person other than a lessee that is in any way related to the performance of any one or more contracts. See 30 CFR 570.3
  • subject individual: means a person served with a Notice or Order. See 12 CFR 108.2
  • Submersible vessel: means a vessel that is capable of operating below the surface of the water. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subrecipient: means any of the entities in the definition of "recipient" to which a recipient extends or passes on Federal financial assistance. See 22 CFR 218.03
  • Subsidiary of a covered bank: means any operating subsidiary of a national bank, Federal savings association, or Federal branch or agency as defined in §5. See 12 CFR 47.2
  • Substantial impairment: means a significant loss of the integrity of finished materials, design quality, or special character resulting from a permanent alteration. See 29 CFR 2205.103
  • Substantial impairment: means a significant loss of the integrity of finished materials, design quality, or special character resulting from a permanent alteration. See 29 CFR 2706.103
  • Substantial impairment: means a significant loss of the integrity of finished materials, design quality, or special character resulting from a permanent alteration. See 46 CFR 507.103
  • Successor in interest: means any person who succeeds to rights granted under a permit, by transfer, assignment, or sale of those rights. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplier: means any person or organization, governmental or otherwise, who furnishes services, commodities, and/or commodity related services, including delivery or incidental services, financed by USAID. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • Surface mining activities: means those surface coal mining and reclamation operations incident to the extraction of coal from the earth by removing the materials over a coal seam, before recovering the coal, by auger coal mining, or by recovery of coal from a deposit that is not in its original geologic location. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Survival craft: means a lifeboat, rigid liferaft, inflatable liferaft, life float, inflatable buoyant apparatus, buoyant apparatus, or a small boat carried aboard a vessel in accordance with §180. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Suspension: means the temporary cessation of an active debt collection pending the occurrence of an anticipated event. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Suspension: means a granted or directed deferral of the requirement to produce (Suspension of Production (SOP)) or to conduct leaseholding operations (Suspension of Operations (SOO)). See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Suspension: means a granted or directed deferral of the requirement to produce (Suspension of Production (SOP)) or to conduct leaseholding operations (Suspension of Operations (SOO)). See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Switchboard: means an electrical panel that receives power from a generator, battery, or other electrical power source and distributes power directly or indirectly to all equipment supplied by the generating plant. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Temporary diversion: means a diversion of a stream or overland flow which is used during coal exploration or surface coal mining and reclamation operations and not approved by the regulatory authority to remain after reclamation as part of the approved postmining land use. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Temporary impoundment: means an impoundment used during surface coal mining and reclamation operations, but not approved by the regulatory authority to remain as part of the approved postmining land use. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Termination: means the cessation of all active debt collection action for the foreseeable future. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • territory: includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, all possessions of the United States, and all lands held by the United States under a protectorate or mandate. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Third Party: means any person other than the permittee or a representative of the United States, including all persons who obtain data or information acquired under a permit from the permittee, or from another third party, by sale, trade, license agreement, or other means. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • Third Party: means any person other than the permittee or a representative of the United States, including all persons who obtain data or information acquired under a permit from the permittee, or from another third party, by sale, trade, license agreement, or other means. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • Third party examiner: means an entity:

    (1) With a thorough knowledge of diving operations, including diving limitations as related to diver safety and diver supervision. See 46 CFR 175.400

  • Topsoil: means the A and E soil horizon layers of the four master soil horizons. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total test weight: means the weight used to simulate heeling and trimming moments when a simplified stability test is performed in accordance with §178. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Toxic mine drainage: means water that is discharged from active or abandoned mines or other areas affected by coal exploration or surface coal mining and reclamation operations, which contains a substance that through chemical action or physical effects is likely to kill, injure, or impair biota commonly present in the area that might be exposed to it. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Toxic-forming materials: means earth materials or wastes which, if acted upon by air, water, weathering, or microbiological processes, are likely to produce chemical or physical conditions in soils or water that are detrimental to biota or uses of water. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Tract: means one or more OCS blocks, or any leasable portion thereof, that will be part of a single oil and gas lease. See 30 CFR 556.105
  • Training: means the planned and organized activity of a consultant to impart skills, techniques and methodologies to employers and their employees to assist them in establishing and maintaining employment and a place of employment which is safe and healthful. See 29 CFR 1908.2
  • Transfer: means to sell, lease, trade, lend, give, relinquish title or possession to, or to physically transfer in any other way. See 46 CFR 1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • trunk: means a large enclosed passageway through any deck or bulkhead of a vessel. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • TVA-owned lands: means land owned by the United States and entrusted to or managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. See 30 CFR 740.5
  • Underground development waste: means waste-rock mixtures of coal, shale, claystone, siltstone, sandstone, limestone, or related materials that are excavated, moved, and disposed of from underground workings in connection with underground mining activities. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Underground mining activities: means a combination of--

    (a) Surface operations incident to underground extraction of coal or in situ processing, such as construction, use, maintenance, and reclamation of roads, above-ground repair areas, storage areas, processing areas, shipping areas, areas upon which are sited support facilities including hoist and ventilating ducts, areas utilized for the disposal and storage of waste, and areas on which materials incident to underground mining operations are placed. See 30 CFR 701.5

  • Undeveloped land or no current use or land management: Land that is undeveloped or, if previously developed, land that has been allowed to return naturally to an undeveloped state or has been allowed to return to forest through natural succession. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • 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 228.01
  • URL: means uniform resource locator. See 28 CFR 75.1
  • USAID: means the United States Agency for International Development or any successor agency, including when applicable, each USAID Mission or office abroad. See 22 CFR 228.01
  • 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.
  • Valley fill: means a fill structure consisting of any material, other than organic material, that is placed in a valley where side slopes of the existing valley, measured at the steepest point, are greater than 20 degrees, or where the average slope of the profile of the valley from the toe of the fill to the top of the fill is greater than 10 degrees. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Variable load: means the weight of all items brought on board a vessel for which explicit account is not made in approved stability calculations, including but not limited to, personal effects, carry-on items, luggage, and equipment of any kind. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Vehicle space: means a space not on an open deck, for the carriage of motor vehicles with fuel in their tanks, into and from which such vehicles can be driven and to which passengers have access. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Venting: means the release of gas into the atmosphere without igniting it. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Vessel of the United States: means a vessel documented or numbered under the laws of the United States, the states of the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Violation: means failure to comply with the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) or any other applicable laws, with any regulations issued under the OCSLA, or with the terms or provisions of leases, licenses, permits, rights-of-way, or other approvals issued under the OCSLA. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Violation: means failure to comply with the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) or any other applicable laws, with any regulations issued under the OCSLA, or with the terms or provisions of leases, licenses, permits, rights-of-way, or other approvals issued under the OCSLA. See 30 CFR 550.1402
  • Violation notice: means any written notification from a regulatory authority or other governmental entity, as specified in the definition of violation in this section. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Violator: means a person responsible for a violation. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Violator: means a person responsible for a violation. See 30 CFR 550.1402
  • Waiver: means the cancellation, remission, forgiveness or non-recovery of a debt or debt-related charge as permitted or required by law. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Waiver: means the decision to forgo collection of a debt owed to the United States as permitted or required by law. See 22 CFR 309.3
  • Warm water: means water where the monthly mean low water temperature is normally more than 15 degrees Celsius (59 degrees Fahrenheit). See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Water table: means the upper surface of a zone of saturation, where the body of ground water is not confined by an overlying impermeable zone. See 30 CFR 701.5
  • Watertight: means designed and constructed to withstand a static head of water without any leakage, except that "watertight" for the purposes of electrical equipment means enclosed so that water does not enter the equipment when a stream of water from a hose with a nozzle one inch in diameter that delivers at least 246 liters (65 gallons) per minute is sprayed on the enclosure from any direction from a distance of ten feet for five minutes. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • weather deck: means the uppermost deck exposed to the weather to which a weathertight sideshell extends. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Weathertight: means that water will not penetrate in any sea condition, except that "weathertight equipment" means equipment constructed or protected so that exposure to a beating rain will not result in the entrance of water. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Welding: means all activities connected with welding, including hot tapping and burning. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • Well deck vessel: means a vessel with a weather deck fitted with solid bulwarks that impede the drainage of water over the sides or a vessel with an exposed recess in the weather deck extending more than one-half of the length of the vessel measured over the weather deck. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Well-control fluid: means drilling mud, completion fluid, or workover fluid as appropriate to the particular operation being conducted. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Western Gulf of Mexico: means all OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico except those the BOEM Director decides are adjacent to the State of Florida. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • willfully: means that a person who authorized, ordered or carried out an act or omission that resulted in either a violation or the failure to abate or correct a violation acted--

    (1) Intentionally, voluntarily, or consciously. See 30 CFR 701.5

  • Wire: means an individual insulated conductor without an outer protective jacket. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Withholding order: means any order for withholding or garnishment of pay issued by USAID or a judicial or administrative body. See 22 CFR 213.2
  • Work space: means a space, not normally occupied by a passenger, in which a crew member performs work and includes, but is not limited to, a galley, operating station, or machinery space. See 46 CFR 175.400
  • Working days: means Mondays through Fridays but shall not include Saturdays, Sundays, or Federal holidays. See 29 CFR 1903.22
  • You: means a person who applies for and/or obtains a permit, or files a Notice to conduct geological or geophysical exploration or scientific research related to oil, gas, and sulphur in the OCS. See 30 CFR 251.1
  • You: means a person who applies for and/or obtains a permit, or files a Notice to conduct geological or geophysical exploration or scientific research related to oil, gas, and sulphur in the OCS. See 30 CFR 551.1
  • You: means a lessee, the owner or holder of operating rights, a designated operator or agent of the lessee(s), a pipeline right-of-way holder, or a State lessee granted a right-of-use and easement. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • You: means the lessee or operating rights owner. See 30 CFR 560.102
  • You: means a lessee, the owner or holder of operating rights, a designated operator or agent of the lessee(s), a pipeline right-of-way holder, or a State lessee granted a right-of-use and easement. See 30 CFR 550.105
  • your: means an applicant, lessee, the operator, or designated operator, ROW grant holder, RUE grant holder, or Alternate Use RUE grant holder under this part, or the designated agent of any of these, or the possessive of each, depending on the context. See 30 CFR 585.112