Subchapter A Measurement Services
Subchapter B Standard Reference Materials
Subchapter D Standards for Barrels
Subchapter E Fellowships and Research Associates
Subchapter F Regulations Governing Traffic and Conduct
Subchapter G National Construction Safety Teams
Subchapter H Making of Toy, Look-Alike, and Imitation Firearms
Subchapter I Metric Conversion Policy for Federal Agencies
Subchapter J Accreditation and Assessment Programs
Subchapter K Nist Extramural Programs

Terms Used In CFR > Title 15 > Subtitle B > Chapter II

  • Abandoned application: An application which has not been pursued to completion within the time allowed by the Office or has been voluntarily abandoned. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • ABC: means American Baptist Churches v. See 27 CFR 70.101
  • Acceptance number: means the number in a sampling plan that indicates the maximum number of deviants permitted in a sample of a lot that meets a specific requirement. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Access: means the ability, when authorized, to read, change, and transfer warehouse receipts or other applicable document information retained in a central filing system. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Account receivable: means the contractual obligation of the foreign importer to the exporter for the port value of the commodity delivered for which the exporter is extending credit to the importer. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Acquisition cost: means the cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Act: means the Energy Research and Development Administration Appropriation Authorization of 1977, Pub. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • Act: The Plant Variety Protection Act (7 U. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Act: means the FSA approved August 9, 1939 (53 Stat. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Act: means the applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (60 Stat. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • act: means the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Act: means the applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (60 Stat. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Act: means the Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings Act of 1976, as amended, 42 U. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Act: The United States Cotton Futures Act (90 Stat. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Act: means the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended (52 Stat. See 29 CFR 580.1
  • Administrative law judge: means a person appointed as provided in 5 U. See 29 CFR 580.1
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of Agricultural Marketing Service. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Service, or any officer or employee of the Service, to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in the Administrator's stead. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Advance payment: means a payment that a Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity makes by any appropriate payment mechanism, including a predetermined payment schedule, before the non-Federal entity disburses the funds for program purposes. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Agency or branch bank: means an agency or branch of a foreign bank, supervised by New York State banking authorities or the banking authorities of any other State providing similar supervision, and approved by the Controller, CCC. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Agricultural Marketing Service: means the Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Agricultural Marketing Service: means the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Agricultural product: means an agriculturally-produced product stored or handled for the purposes of interstate or foreign commerce, including a processed product of such agricultural product, as determined by DACO. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • agricultural seeds: means the following kinds of grass, forage, and field crop seeds, that are used for seeding purposes in the United States:

    Agrotricum-- × Agrotriticum Cif. See 7 CFR 201.2

  • Alcoholic beverages: No driver shall drive or be required or permitted to drive a motor vehicle, be in active control of any such vehicle, or go on duty or remain on duty, when under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or liquor, regardless of its alcoholic content, nor shall any driver drink any such beverage or liquor while on duty. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Animal: Any cattle, sheep, goats, other ruminants, swine, horses, or asses. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (APHIS). See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Applicant: The person who applied for a certificate of plant variety protection. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Applicant: Any person, partnership, limited partnership, trust, consumer cooperative, corporation, public body, or association that has filed a preapplication, or in the case of RHS programs that do not require a preapplication, an official application, with RHS in anticipation of receiving or utilizing RHS financial assistance. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Applicant: means any interested party who has applied for inspection service under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Applicant: means any interested party who requests inspection service under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Application: An application for plant variety protection under the Act. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Approval official: The Rural Development official having loan and grant approval authority auhorized under Subpart A of Part 1901 of this chapter. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Approved artificial insemination center: A facility approved or licensed by the national government of the region in which the facility is located to collect and process semen under the general supervision of such government. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Approved embryo transfer unit: A facility approved or licensed by the national government of the region in which the facility is located for the artificial insemination of donor dams or for conception as a result of artificial breeding by a donor sire and for collecting and processing embryos for export under the general supervision of such government. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Approved plant: means any plant in which the facilities, sanitation, and methods of operation have been surveyed and approved for specific product(s) by the Administrator as suitable and adequate for inspection or grading service in accordance with §§52. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Approved plant-lot inspection: means the inspection and grading of specific lots of processed fruits and vegetables which are located in plant warehouses, commercial storage, railway cars, trucks, or any other conveyance or storage facility. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Article: The commodity in respect to which the amount claimed was paid or collected as a tax. See 27 CFR 70.501
  • Assignee: A person to whom an owner assigns his/her rights in whole or in part. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Assistant Sales Manager: means the Assistant Sales Manager, Commercial Export Programs, Office of the General Sales Manager. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Assistant Secretary: means the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy or official to whom the Assistant Secretary's functions may be redelegated by the Secretary. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Auction sale: A public sale in which property is sold to the highest bidder in open verbal competition. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Audit finding: means deficiencies which the auditor is required by §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditee: means any non-Federal entity that expends Federal awards which must be audited under subpart F-of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditor: means an auditor who is a public accountant, or a Federal, state, local government, or Indian Tribe audit organization, which meets the general standards specified for external auditors in generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Bank obligation: means an obligation, acceptable to CCC, of a U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Base Allocation: means the fixed amount of funds for each State as set forth in §440. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Base temperature: means the temperature used to compute heating and cooling degree days. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Basic Inspection Period: A specified period of consecutive production designated for on-line inspection (e. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Basis grade contract: Contract of sale of cotton for future delivery mentioned in the Act, made at, on, or in any exchange in compliance with subsection 15b(f) of the Act. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Beer: Beer, ale, porter, stout, and other similar fermented beverages (including sake, or other similar products) of any name or description containing one-half of 1 percent or more of alcohol by volume on which the internal revenue tax has been paid or determined, and if imported, on which duties have been paid. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Beginning farmer or rancher: A beginning farmer or rancher is an individual or entity who:

    (1) Is an eligible applicant for FO loan assistance in accordance with §1943. See 25 CFR 170.915

  • Biomass: means biologically generated energy sources such as heat derived from combustion of plant matter, or from combustion of gases or liquids derived from plant matter, animal wastes, or sewage, or from combustion of gases derived from landfills, or hydrogen derived from these same sources. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Board: The Plant Variety Protection Board appointed by the Secretary. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Borrower: An individual or entity which has outstanding obligations to the Rural Development under any Farmer Programs loan(s), without regard to whether the loan has been accelerated. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Brakes: Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with brakes as required pursuant to 49 U. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • CAA: means a Community Action Agency. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Capital assets: means tangible or intangible assets used in operations having a useful life of more than one year which are capitalized in accordance with GAAP. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Carlot: "Carlot"means any number of containers which contain a product of the same kind located on or unloaded from the same conveyance and available for inspection at the same time and location: Provided, That:

    (1) Product of the same carlot shall be considered to be separate lots whenever the product differs markedly as to quality and/or condition, and such differences are definitely associated with certain brands, varieties, sizes or container markings. See 7 CFR 51.2

  • Carrying charges: means storage, insurance, and interest charges involved in the cost of storing the commodity before delivery as provided for in the sales contract, and other incidental costs as may be approved by the Assistant Sales Manager. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Case: means the number of containers (cased or uncased) which, by the particular industry are ordinarily packed in a shipping container. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation, U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Cellulosic biofuel: means any liquid fuel produced from cellulosic feedstocks. See 41 CFR 101-26.801
  • Certificate: means a USWA document that bears specific assurances under the Act or warrants a person to operate or perform in a certain manner and sets forth specific responsibilities, rights, and privileges granted to the person under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Certificate: A certificate of plant variety protection issued under the Act by the Office. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Certificate of loading: Certificate of loading means a statement, either written or printed, issued pursuant to the regulations in this part, relative to checkloading of a processed product subsequent to inspection thereof. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Certificate of sampling: means a statement, either written or printed issued pursuant to the regulations in this part, identifying officially drawn samples and may include a description of condition of containers and the condition under which the processed product is stored. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Children: means dependents not exceeding 19 years or a lesser age set forth in the State plan. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Claimant: Any person who files a claim for a refund or credit of tax under this subpart. See 27 CFR 70.501
  • Claimant: The person who held the liquors for sale at the time of the disaster or other specified cause of loss and who files a claim under this subpart. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Class: See "Grade. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Classification: The classification of any cotton shall be determined by the quality of a sample in accordance with the Universal Cotton Standards (the official cotton standards of the United States) for cotton property measurements of American Upland cotton. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Closed-loop biomass: means any organic material from a plant which is planted exclusively for purposes of being used at a qualified renewable energy facility to generate electricity. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Closeout: means the process by which the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity determines that all applicable administrative actions and all required work of the Federal award have been completed and takes actions as described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Closing agent: An attorney or title insurance company which is approved as a loan closing agent in accordance with subpart B of part 1927 of this chapter. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Cluster of programs: means a grouping of closely related programs that share common compliance requirements. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • coated seed: means any seed unit covered with any substance that changes the size, shape, or weight of the original seed. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Commercial risk: means risk of loss due to any cause other than specified as noncommercial risk in paragraph (u) of this section. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Commissioner: The Examiner in Chief of the Office. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Commissioner of Customs: The Commissioner of Customs, U. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Community: A community includes cities, towns, boroughs, villages, and unincorporated places which have the characteristics of incorporated areas with support services such as shopping, post office, schools, central sewer and water facilities, police and fire protection, hospitals, medical and pharmaceutical facilities, etc. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Compliance: Every person and its officers, agents, drivers, representatives and employees directly concerned with the installation and maintenance of equipment and accessories shall comply and be conversant with the requirements and specifications of this part, and no person shall operate any motor vehicle, or cause or permit it to be operated, unless it is equipped in accordance with said requirements and specifications. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Compliance required: Every person subject to this Act who drives a motor vehicle or is responsible for the hiring, supervision, training, assignment or dispatching of drivers shall comply and be conversant with the requirements of this section. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Compliance supplement: means appendix XI to part 75 (previously known as the Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Computing devices: means machines used to acquire, store, analyze, process, and publish data and other information electronically, including accessories (or "peripherals") for printing, transmitting and receiving, or storing electronic information. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Condition: means the degree of soundness of the product which may affect its merchantability and includes, but is not limited to those factors which are subject to change as a result of age, improper preparation and processing, improper packaging, improper storage or improper handling. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Contract of insurance: means the agreement evidenced by the endorsement of the Commissioner upon the note given in connection with an insured loan and includes the provisions of this subpart and the applicable provisions of the Act. See 24 CFR 241.800
  • Contract of insurance: means the agreement evidenced by the endorsement of the Commissioner upon the note given in connection with an insured loan and includes the provisions of this subpart and the applicable provisions of the Act. See 24 CFR 232.800
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in Contract. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • contributions: refers to contributions actually provided by the contributor from such individual's property, or the use thereof, or by the use of such individual's own credit. See 20 CFR 725.233
  • Control of the facility: means ultimate responsibility for the operation and integrity of a facility by ownership, lease, or operating agreement. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Cooling Degree Days: means a population-weighted annual average of the climatological cooling degree days for each weather station within a State, as determined by DOE. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Cooperative audit resolution: means the use of audit follow-up techniques which promote prompt corrective action by improving communication, fostering collaboration, promoting trust, and developing an understanding between the Federal agency and the non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Corrective action: means action taken by the auditee that:

    (1) Corrects identified deficiencies. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Cotton Division: The Cotton Division of the Service. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Country from which the article is shipped: means the country in which the article of food is loaded onto the conveyance that brings it to the United States or, in the case of food sent by international mail, the country from which the article is mailed. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Credit sale: A sale in which financing is provided to an applicant for the purchase of inventory property. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Critical defect: A defect that seriously affects, or is likely to seriously affect, the usability of the container for its intended purpose. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Cross-cutting audit finding: means an audit finding where the same underlying condition or issue affects Federal awards of more than one Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Current spouse: means a living person who is married to the employee, Member, or retiree at the time of the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Current spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under FERS that is payable (after the employee's, Member's or retiree's death) to a current spouse who meets the requirements of §843. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • CuSum value: The accumulated number of defects that exceed the subgroup tolerance ("T"). See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Date of delivery: means the on-board date of the ocean bill of lading, or the date of an airway bill, or, if exported by rail or truck, the date of entry shown on an authenticated landing certificate or similar document issued by an official of the government of the importing country. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Date of sale: means the earliest date the exporter has knowledge that a contractual obligation exists with the foreign buyer under which a firm dollar and cent price has been established or a mechanism to establish the price has been agreed upon. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • dealer: means any person who cleans, processes, sells, offers for sale, transports, or delivers for transportation seeds in interstate commerce. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Deceased beneficiary: In the event that a person, who is otherwise qualified to receive payments as the result of a deficit caused by an underpayment under the provisions of paragraph (c) of this section, dies before receiving payment or before negotiating the check or checks representing such payment, his or her share of the underpayment shall be divided among the remaining living person(s) in the same order or priority. See 20 CFR 725.545
  • Deciding Official: means the Manager of the Golden Field Office of the Department of Energy (or any DOE official to whom the authority of the Manager of the Golden Field Office may be redelegated by the Secretary of Energy). See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • declaration: means a written statement of a grower, shipper, processor, dealer, or importer giving for any lot of seed the kind, variety, type, origin, or the use for which the seed is intended. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • declaration of origin: means a declaration of a grower or country shipper in the United States stating for each lot of agricultural seed (1) kind of seed, (2) lot number or other identification, (3) State where seed was grown and the county where grown if to be labeled showing the origin as a portion of a State, (4) quantity of seed, (5) date shipped or delivered, (6) to whom sold, shipped, or delivered, and (7) the signature and address of the grower or country shipper issuing the declaration. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Defect: Any nonconformance of a container from specified requirements. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Defective: A container which has one or more defects. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Defined: (1) The term "member of the same household" as used in section 402(a)(2) of the Act (with respect to a spouse). See 20 CFR 725.232
  • Delivery: means the delivery required by the export sale contract to transfer to the importer full or conditional title to the agricultural commodity. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Department: means the U. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Department: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Departmental Appeals Board: means the independent office established in the Office of the Secretary with delegated authority from the Secretary to review and decide certain disputes between recipients of HHS funds and HHS awarding agencies under 45 CFR part 16 and to perform other review, adjudication and mediation services as assigned. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Deposit: means a deposit required to provide a survivor benefit. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary: means the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technical and Financial Assistance or any official to whom the Deputy Assistant Secretary's functions may be redelegated by the Assistant Secretary. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Developer: Any person, partnership, public body, or corporation who is involved with the development of a site which will be financed by RHS. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Development: The act of building structures and installing site improvements on an individual dwelling site, a subdivision, or a multiple family tract. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Development cost: means the cost of purchasing and developing the sites including engineering and legal fees, streets, roads, utilities, minimum essential administrative costs, necessary equipment and estimated interest which the borrower cannot pay from other sources. See 25 CFR 162.209
  • Deviant: means a sample unit affected by one or more deviations or a sample unit that varies in a specifically defined manner from the requirements of a standard, specification, or other inspection document. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Deviation: means any specifically defined variation from a particular requirement. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Director: means the Director of the National Institute of Standards & Technology. See 15 CFR 265.1
  • Director: The Director of the Cotton Division, or any officer or employee of the Division to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated to act in the Director's stead. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • DOE: means the Department of Energy. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • DOE: means the Department of Energy. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • DOE: means the Department of Energy. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • DOE: means the U. See 41 CFR 101-26.801
  • DOE-AR: means the Department of Energy Assistance Regulations (10 CFR part 600). See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • DOE-PR: means the Department of Energy Procurement Regulations (41 CFR part 9). See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • Domestic facility: means any facility located in any State or Territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico that manufactures/processes, packs, or holds food for consumption in the United States. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Double sampling: A sampling scheme which involves use of two independently drawn but related samples, a first sample and a second sample which is added to the first to form a total sample size. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Duly authorized official: Any Federal, State or local government official who is authorized to condemn liquors on which a claim is filed under this subpart. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Dwelling Unit: means a house, including a stationary mobile home, an apartment, a group of rooms, or a single room occupied as separate living quarters. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Eligible cellulosic biofuels production facility: means a facility--

    (1) Located in the United States (including U. See 41 CFR 101-26.801

  • Embryo: The initial stage of an animal's development after collection from the natural mother, while it is capable of being transferred to a recipient dam, but not including an embryo that has been transferred to a recipient dam. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Employee: includes a person who has applied for retirement under FERS but had not been separated from the service prior to his or her death, even if the person's retirement would have been retroactively effective upon separation. See 15 CFR 295.8
  • Examiner: means an individual designated by DACO for the purpose of examining warehouses or for any other activities authorized under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Examiner: An employee of the Plant Variety Protection Office who determines whether a certificate is entitled to be issued. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Exchange: Exchange, board of trade, or similar institution or place of business, at, on, or in which a basis grade contract may be made. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Exchange inspection agency: The inspection agency of the New York Cotton Exchange, the New Orleans Cotton Exchange, the Board of Trade of the city of Chicago, or of any other exchange which may have an organized inspection agency recognized as such by the Director, as the case may be. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • exporter: means a person (1) who is engaged in the business of buying or selling commodities and for this purpose maintains a bona fide business office in the United States, its territories or possessions, and has someone on whom service of judicial process may be had within the United States, (2) who is financially responsible, and (3) who is not suspended or debarred from contracting with or participating in any program financed by CCC on the date of issuance of the financing approval. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Facility: means any establishment, structure, or structures under one ownership at one general physical location, or, in the case of a mobile facility, traveling to multiple locations, that manufactures/processes, packs, or holds food for consumption in the United States. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Family Unit: means all persons living together in a dwelling unit. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • farm: includes operations that, in addition to these activities:

    (i) Pack or hold raw agricultural commodities;

    (ii) Pack or hold processed food, provided that all processed food used in such activities is either consumed on that farm or another farm under the same management, or is processed food identified in paragraph (1)(iii)(B)(1) of this definition; and

    (iii) Manufacture/process food, provided that:

    (A) All food used in such activities is consumed on that farm or another farm under the same management; or

    (B) Any manufacturing/processing of food that is not consumed on that farm or another farm under the same management consists only of:

    (1) Drying/dehydrating raw agricultural commodities to create a distinct commodity (such as drying/dehydrating grapes to produce raisins), and packaging and labeling such commodities, without additional manufacturing/processing (an example of additional manufacturing/processing is slicing);

    (2) Treatment to manipulate the ripening of raw agricultural commodities (such as by treating produce with ethylene gas), and packaging and labeling treated raw agricultural commodities, without additional manufacturing/processing; and

    (3) Packaging and labeling raw agricultural commodities, when these activities do not involve additional manufacturing/processing (an example of additional manufacturing/processing is irradiation); or

    (2) Secondary activities farm. See 21 CFR 1.227

  • Farmer program loans: This includes Farm Ownership (FO), Soil and Water (SW), Recreation (RL), Economic Opportunity (EO), Operating (OL), Emergency (EM), Economic Emergency (EE), Special Livestock (SL), Softwood Timber (ST) and Rural Housing loans for farm service buildings (RHF). See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Federal award date: means the date when the Federal award is signed by the authorized official of the Federal awarding agency. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal-State Inspection Agency: means any State agency, business association or trade organization, private firm, or other person or corporation with which the Department has entered into a cooperative agreement for inspection service. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • FERS: means chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • FERS: means chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code. See 15 CFR 295.8
  • Finance Office: means the DOE Office of the Chief Financial Officer (or any office to which that Office's authority may be redelegated by the Secretary of Energy). See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Financial assurance: means the surety or other financial obligation authorized by DACO that is a condition of receiving a license or authorization under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Financing agreement: means the exporter's request for a sale registration as approved by the Assistant Sales Manager, including the terms and conditions of the regulations in effect on the date of approval. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Financing period: means the number of months over which repayment is to be made. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • First regular monthly payment: means the first annuity check payable on a recurring basis (other than an estimated payment or an adjustment check) after OPM has initially adjudicated the regular rate of annuity payable under FERS and has paid the annuity accrued since the time of retirement. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Fiscal year: means the Federal fiscal year beginning October 1 and ending on September 30 of the following calendar year. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Flock: A herd. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Food: has the meaning given in section 201(f) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act:

    (1) Except for purposes of this subpart, it does not include:

    (i) Food contact substances as defined in section 409(h)(6) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. See 21 CFR 1.227

  • Food: has the meaning given in section 201(f) of the act, except as provided in paragraph (b)(5)(i) of this section. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Food: has the meaning given in section 201(f) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • For On-line Sampling: The chance that a portion of production with a given level of quality will be accepted. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Force majeure: means severe weather conditions, fire, explosion, flood, earthquake, insurrection, riot, strike, labor dispute, act of civil or military, non-availability of transportation facilities, or any other cause beyond the control of the warehouse operator or provider that renders performance impossible. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Foreign bank: means a bank which is not a U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Foreign facility: means a facility other than a domestic facility that manufactures/processes, packs, or holds food for consumption in the United States. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Former spouse: means a living person who was married for at least 9 months to an employee, Member, or retiree who performed at least 18 months of creditable service under FERS. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Former spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under FERS that is payable to a former spouse after the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Formula Share: means the percentage of the total formula allocation provided to each State as calculated in §440. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Full address: means the facility's street name and number. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Fully reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under FERS received by a retiree who has elected the maximum reduction in his or her annuity to provide a current spouse annuity and/or a former spouse annuity or annuities. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • General: As used in this subpart, the term "overpayment" includes:

    (1) Payment where no amount is payable under this part. See 20 CFR 725.540

  • General purpose equipment: means equipment which is not limited to research, medical, scientific or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Governor: means the chief executive officer of a State, including the Mayor of the District of Columbia. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Grantee: means the State or other entity named in the Notification of Grant Award as the recipient. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • grower: means any person who produces directly or through a growing contract, or is a seed-crop sharer in seed which is sold, offered for sale, transported, or offered for transportation. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Grower: means a person who engages in growing and harvesting or collecting crops (including botanicals), raising animals (including fish, which includes seafood), or both. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Hearing: Hearing shall not be less than 10/20 in the better ear, for conversational tones, without a hearing aid. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Heating Degree Days: means a population-weighted seasonal average of the climatological heating degree days for each weather station within a State, as determined by DOE. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Herd: All animals maintained on any single premises. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Holder: means a person that has possession in fact or by operation of law of a warehouse receipt, USWA electronic document, or any electronic document. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Holding: means storage of food and also includes activities performed incidental to storage of a food (e. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Holding: means storage of food and also includes activities performed incidental to storage of a food (e. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Hybrid: The term "hybrid" applied to kinds or varieties of seed means the first generation seed of a cross produced by controlling the pollination and by combining (1) two or more inbred lines. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • IIRIRA: means the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, enacted as Pub. See 27 CFR 70.101
  • importer: means the foreign buyer who purchases the commodities to be exported under a financing agreement and executes the documents evidencing the account receivable assigned to CCC. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Incidental Repairs: means those repairs necessary for the effective performance or preservation of weatherization materials. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Indian tribal government: means the governing body of an Indian tribe as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Indian Tribe: means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community of Native Americans, including any Alaskan native village, or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Pub. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Indirect cost rate proposal: means the documentation prepared by a non-Federal entity to substantiate its request for the establishment of an indirect cost rate as described in appendix III through appendix VII, and appendix IX of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Ineligible terms: Credit terms, for other than SFH or MFH property sales, offered for the convenience of the Government to facilitate sales. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Information technology systems: means computing devices, ancillary equipment, software, firmware, and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • inoculant: means a commercial preparation containing nitrogen-fixing bacteria applied to seed. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Inspection certificate: means a statement, either written or printed, issued pursuant to the regulations in this part, setting forth in addition to appropriate descriptive information relative to a processed product, and the container thereof, the quality and condition, or any part thereof, of the product and may include a description of the conditions under which the product is stored. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Inspection service: means :

    (1) The Service established and conducted under the regulations in this part for the determination and certification or other identification as to the grade, the quality and/or condition of fresh fruits or vegetables and related products including the condition of container. See 7 CFR 51.2

  • Inspection service: (See Inspection service, general below. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Inspector: An employee of APHIS who is authorized to perform the function involved. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Inspector: means any employee of the Department authorized by the Secretary or any other person licensed by the Secretary, to investigate, sample, inspect, and certify, in accordance with the regulations in this part, to any interested party the quality, quantity and/or condition of any fresh product covered in this part, and to perform related duties in connection with the inspection service. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Inspector in Charge: means any inspector designated on a plant working shift or in a field office laboratory as the inspector in charge of the inspection work when authorized by the Administrator to act in that capacity. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Insurable interest rate: means the recurring payments under FERS to a retiree who has elected a reduction in annuity to provide a survivor annuity to a person with an insurable interest in the retiree. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Intangible property: means property having no physical existence, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents and patent applications and property, such as loans, notes and other debt instruments, lease agreements, stock and other instruments of property ownership (whether the property is tangible or intangible). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Interested party: means any person who has a financial interest in the product for which inspection is requested. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Interested party: means any person who has a financial interest in the commodity involved. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Internal controls: means a process, implemented by a non-Federal entity, designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of objectives in the following categories:

    (1) Effectiveness and efficiency of operations. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • International mail: means foreign national mail services. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Inventory property: Property for which title is vested in the Government and which secured an a Rural Development loan loan or which was acquired from another Agency for program purposes. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • License: means a license issued under the Act by DACO. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Licensed sampler: means any person who is authorized by the Secretary to draw samples of processed products for inspection service, to inspect for identification and condition of containers in a lot, and may, when authorized by the Administrator, perform related services under the act and the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Licensing agreement: means the document and any amendment or addenda to such agreement executed by the warehouse operator and FSA specifying licensing terms and conditions specific to the warehouse operator and the agricultural product licensed to be stored. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • living in the same household: as used in this subpart , means that a husband and wife were customarily living together as husband and wife in the same place. See 20 CFR 725.232
  • Loan: means a Federal loan or loan guarantee received or administered by a non-Federal entity, except as used in the definition of Program income. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • loan guarantee: means any Federal Government guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or a part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a non-Federal borrower to a non-Federal lender, but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local Applicant: means a CAA or other public or non profit entity unit of general purpose local government. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Lot: Lot means any number of containers of the same size and type which contain a processed product of the same type and style located in the same warehouse or conveyance, and which is available for inspection service at any time: Provided, that the number of containers comprising lot may not exceed the maximum number specified in the sampling plans in §52. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Lot inspection: means the inspection and grading of specific lots of processed fruits and vegetables which are located in plant warehouses, commercial storage, railway cars, trucks, or any other conveyance or storage facility. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • lot of seed: means a definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, for the factors which appear in the labeling. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Low income: means that income in relation to family size which:

    (1) At or below 200 percent of the poverty level determined in accordance with criteria established by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, except that the Secretary may establish a higher level if the Secretary, after consulting with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, determines that such a higher level is necessary to carry out the purposes of this part and is consistent with the eligibility criteria established for the weatherization program under Section 222(a)(12) of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4

  • Major defect: A defect that materially affects, or is likely to materially affect, the usability of the container for its intended purpose. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Major Disaster: A flood, fire, hurricane, earthquake, storm, or other catastrophe defined as a "major disaster" under the Disaster Relief Act (42 U. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Major program: means a Federal program determined by the auditor to be a major program in accordance with §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Management decision: means the evaluation by the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity of the audit findings and corrective action plan and the issuance of a written decision to the auditee as to what corrective action is necessary. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Manufacturer: means the last facility, as that word is defined in §1. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Market value: The most probable price which property should bring, as of a specific date, in a competitive and open market, assuming the buyer and seller are prudent and knowledgeable, and the price is not affected by undue stimulus such as forced sale or loan interest subsidy. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Marketing area: means a geographical area within the flue-cured tobacco production area specified by the Secretary each year on the basis of his determination that significant quantities of tobacco produced in such area are ready for marketing. See 7 CFR 70.25
  • Marketing Services Office: A facility of the Cotton Division established under the Act at any point. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Maturity: means the date on which the loan indebtedness would be extinguished if paid in accordance with periodic payments provided for in the loan. See 24 CFR 232.800
  • Maturity: means the date on which the loan indebtedness would be extinguished if paid in accordance with periodic payments provided for in the loan. See 24 CFR 241.800
  • Member: means a Member of Congress. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Micro-purchase: means a purchase of supplies or services using simplified acquisition procedures, the aggregate amount of which does not exceed the micro-purchase threshold. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Micronaire determination: The measure of the fiber fineness and maturity of cotton, in combination, in terms of Micronaire readings as determined by an authorized employee of the Department in accordance with the official cotton standards of the United States for fiber fineness and maturity. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Mixed-type facility: means an establishment that engages in both activities that are exempt from registration under section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and activities that require the establishment to be registered. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • mixture: means seeds consisting of more than one kind or variety, each present in excess of 5 percent of the whole. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Multiple Family Housing: RHS RRH loans, RCH loans, LH loans and grants, and RHS loans. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • NACARA: means the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA), enacted as title II of Pub. See 27 CFR 70.101
  • Native corporation: has the meaning set forth in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (25 U. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Negotiated sale: A sale in which there is a bargaining of price and/or terms. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Net electric energy: means the metered kilowatt-hours (kWh) generated and sold, and excludes electric energy used within the renewable energy facility to power equipment such as pumps, motors, controls, lighting, heating, cooling, and other systems needed to operate the facility. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Newly constructed dwelling: One which:

    (1) Is financed with a section 502 insured loan. See 25 CFR 162.372

  • No longer in its natural state: means that an article of food has been made from one or more ingredients or synthesized, prepared, treated, modified, or manipulated. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Non-structural defect: A construction defect which does not affect the overall useful life, habitability, or structural integrity of the dwelling or unit. See 25 CFR 162.372
  • Nonprofit organization: means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization, not including IHEs, that:

    (1) Is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Nontransporter: means a person who owns food or who holds, manufactures, processes, packs, imports, receives, or distributes food for purposes other than transportation. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Nontransporter immediate previous source: means a person that last had food before transferring it to another nontransporter. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Not-for-profit electrical cooperative: means a cooperative association that is legally obligated to operate on a not-for-profit basis and is organized under the laws of any State for the purpose of providing electric service to its members. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • obligations: means orders placed for property and services, contracts and subawards made, and similar transactions during a given period that require payment by the non-Federal entity during the same or a future period. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Ocean: means the waters of the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico) and the Pacific Ocean within the jurisdiction of the United States from which energy may be derived through application of tides, waves, currents, thermal differences, or other means. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Official Journal: The "Official Journal of the Plant Variety Protection Office. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Official Standards of the United States: means the standards of the quality or condition for an agricultural product, fixed and established under (7 U. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • OGC: means the Office of the General Counsel, including the regional attorney or attorney in charge serving the State in which the RHS project is located. See 25 CFR 162.209
  • On-line sampling: The random selection of samples from a production line. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • One-half reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under FERS received by a retiree who has elected one-half of the full reduction in his or her annuity to provide a partial current spouse annuity or a partial former spouse annuity or annuities. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Open window: means the period during each reverse auction, as specified in an associated solicitation, during which DOE accepts bids for production incentives under this part. See 41 CFR 101-26.801
  • Origin inspection: An inspection made at any location where the filled containers are examined prior to shipment or transfer to the purchaser. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • overpayment: includes :

    (1) Payment where no amount is payable under this part;

    (2) Payment in excess of the amount payable under this part;

    (3) A payment under this part which has not been reduced by the amounts required by the Act (see §725. See 20 CFR 725.540

  • Oversight agency for audit: means the Federal awarding agency that provides the predominant amount of funding directly to a non-Federal entity not assigned a cognizant agency for audit. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Owner: A breeder who developed or discovered and developed a variety for which plant variety protection may be applied for under the Act, or a person to whom the rights to such variety have been assigned or transferred. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Owner: A person who, by reason of a proprietary interest in the article, furnished the amount claimed to the claimant for the purpose of paying the tax. See 27 CFR 70.501
  • Owner: An individual or an entity which owned the farm but who may or may not have been operating the farm at the time the farm was taken into inventory. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Packing: means placing food into a container other than packaging the food and also includes re-packing and activities performed incidental to packing or re-packing a food (e. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Packing: means placing food into a container other than packaging the food and also includes re-packing and activities performed incidental to packing or re-packing a food (e. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Passenger compartment: Every motor vehicle transporting passengers, other than a bus, shall have a passenger compartment meeting the following requirements:

    (A) Floors. See 29 CFR 500.105

  • Person: means a person as set forth in 1 U. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Person: An individual, partnership, corporation, association, government agency, or other business or governmental entity. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • person: includes a partnership, corporation, company, society, association, receiver, or trustee;

    (c) Secretary. See 7 CFR 201.2

  • Person: Any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint stock company, or any other legal entity. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Person: An individual, a trust, estate, partnership, association, company, or corporation. See 27 CFR 70.501
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, business trust, corporation, any organized group of persons (whether incorporated or not), the United States (including, but not limited to, any corporate agencies thereof), and any State, county, or municipal government, any common carrier, and any authorized agent of any of the foregoing. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation, and association. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, business trust, corporation, any organized group of persons (whether incorporated or not), the United States (including, but not limited to, any corporate agencies thereof), any State, county, or municipal government, any common carrier, and any authorized agent of any of the foregoing. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Person: Individual, association, partnership, or corporation. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, association, business trust, legal representative, or organized group of persons. See 29 CFR 580.1
  • Personal property: means property of any kind except real property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Persons with Disabilities: means any individual (1) who is a handicapped individual as defined in section 7(6) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (2) who is under a disability as defined in section 1614(a)(3)(A) or 223(d)(1) of the Social Security Act or in section 102(7) of the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act, or (3) who is receiving benefits under chapter 11 or 15 of title 38, U. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Plant: means the premises, buildings, structure, and equipment (including, but not being limited to machines, utensils, vehicles, and fixtures located in or about the premises) used or employed in the preparation, processing, handling, transporting and storage of fruits and vegetables, or the processed products thereof. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Port of arrival: means the water, air, or land port at which the article of food is imported or offered for import into the United States. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Port value: means the net amount of the exporter's sales price of the commodity to be exported under the financing agreement, (1) basis f. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Present value factor: means the amount of money (earning interest at an assumed rate) required at the time of annuity commencement to fund an annuity that starts at the rate of $1 a month and is payable in monthly installments for the annuitant's lifetime based on mortality rates for annuitants paid from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Primary container: The immediate container in which the product is packaged and which serves to protect, preserve, and maintain the condition of the product. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • private nonprofit organization: is a corporation which: is owned and controlled by private persons. See 25 CFR 162.209
  • Processed product: means any fruit, vegetable, or other food product covered under the regulations in this part which has been preserved by any recognized commercial process, including, but not limited to canning, freezing, dehydrating, drying, the addition of chemical substances, or by fermentation. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Program: means the appropriate technology small grants program. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • Program Allocation: means the base allocation plus formula allocation for each State. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Program property: SFH and MFH inventory property that can be used to effectively carry out the objectives of their respective loan programs with financing through that program. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Program terms: Credit terms for SFH or MFH property sales, prescribed in Rural Development program regulations for its various loan programs. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Project costs: means total allowable costs incurred under a Federal award and all required cost sharing and voluntary committed cost sharing, including third-party contributions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Provider: means a person authorized by DACO, as a disinterested third party, which maintains one or more confidential and secure electronic systems independent of any outside influence or bias in action or appearance. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Provider agreement: means the document and any amendment or addenda to such agreement executed by the provider and FSA that sets forth the provider's responsibilities concerning the provider's operation or maintenance of a CFS. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • public nonprofit organization: is a nonprofit corporation other than a private nonprofit corporation, including a municipal corporation or other corporate agency of a State or local government. See 25 CFR 162.209
  • purity: means the name or names of the kind, type, or variety and the percentage or percentages thereof; the percentage of other agricultural seed or crop seed; the percentage of weed seeds, including noxious-weeds seeds; the percentage of inert matter; and the names of the noxious-weed seeds and the rate of occurrence of each. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Qualifying court order: means a court order that awards a former spouse annuity and that satisfies the requirements of section 8445 of title 5, United States Code, for awarding a former spouse annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Quality: means the inherent properties of any processed product which determine the relative degree of excellence of such product, and includes the effects of preparation and processing, and may or may not include the effects of packing media, or added ingredients. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Quality Assurance Division: The Quality Assurance Division at Memphis, Tennessee. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Random sampling: A process of selecting a sample from a lot, or portion of production, whereby each unit in the lot of portion of production, has an equal chance of being chosen. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Receipt: means a warehouse receipt issued in accordance with the Act, including an electronic warehouse receipt. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Region: Any defined geographic land area identifiable by geological, political, or surveyed boundaries. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • Registration number: means the registration number assigned to a facility by FDA under section 415 of the act (21 U. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Regular sale: Sale by Rural Development employees or real estate brokers other than by sealed bid, auction or negotiation. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • regulations: means the rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary of Agriculture and the joint rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Agriculture under the act. See 7 CFR 201.2
  • Regulations: means the regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Renewable energy facility: means a single module or unit, or an aggregation of such units, that generates electric energy which is independently metered and which results from the utilization of a renewable energy source. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Renewable energy source: means solar heat, solar light, wind, ocean, geothermal heat, and biomass, except for--

    (1) Heat from the burning of municipal solid waste. See 41 CFR 101-26.607

  • Renewable energy system: means a system which when installed in connection with a dwelling--

    (1) Transmits or uses solar energy, energy derived from geothermal deposits, energy derived from biomass (or any other form of renewable energy which DOE subsequently specifies through an amendment of this part) for the purpose of heating or cooling such dwelling or providing hot water or electricity for use within such dwelling. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4

  • Residential Energy Expenditures: means the average annual cost of purchased residential energy, including the cost of renewable energy resources. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Restaurant: means a facility that prepares and sells food directly to consumers for immediate consumption. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Retiree: as used in this subpart , does not include a current spouse, former spouse, child, or person with an insurable interest receiving a survivor annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Retiree: means a former employee or Member who is receiving recurring payments under FERS based on service by the employee or Member. See 15 CFR 295.8
  • Safe: No hazard exists on property which would likely endanger the health or safety of occupants or users. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Sale: means a contract to sell on credit U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Sample: Any number of sample units which are to be used for inspection. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Sample: means any number of sample units to be used for inspection. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Sample: means any number of sample units to be used for inspection. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Sample unit: The individual container including any component parts. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Sample unit: means a container and/or its entire contents, a portion of the contents of one or more containers or other unit of commodity, or a composite mixture of a product used for inspection. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Sampling: means the act of selecting samples of a commodity for the purpose of inspection under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Sampling: means the act of selecting samples of processed products for the purpose of inspection under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Sampling plan: Any plan stating the number of sample units to be included in the sample as well as the corresponding plan parameters used to make acceptance and rejection decisions. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Schedule of charges: means the tariff or uniform rate or amount charged by an authorized person for specific services offered or rendered under the Act. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Schedule of fees: means the fees charged and assessed by FSA for licensing, provider agreements or services furnished under the Act to help defray the costs of administering the Act, and as such are shown in a schedule of fees attached to the licensing or provider agreement. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Sealed bid sale: A public sale in which property is offered to the highest bidder by prior written bid submitted in a sealed envelope. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Seats: A seat shall be provided for each worker transported. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Secretary: The Secretary of Agriculture of the United States or any other officer or employee of the U. See 7 CFR 97.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in his stead;

    (d) Hearing Clerk. See 7 CFR 201.2

  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States or any officer or employee of the Agricultural Marketing Service to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in his stead. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated or may hereafter be delegated to act in his stead. See 7 CFR 70.25
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department or any other officer or employee of the Department authorized to exercise the powers and to perform the duties of the Secretary in respect to the matters covered by the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 52.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Energy. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Self-only annuity: means the recurring unreduced payments under FERS to a retiree with no survivor annuity payable to anyone. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Separated employee: means a former employee who has been separated from the service but who has not met all the requirements for retirement under FERS or who has not filed an application for retirement under FERS. See 15 CFR 295.8
  • Service: The Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Service license: means the document and any amendment to such document, issued under the Act by DACO to individuals certified competent by the licensed warehouse operator to perform inspection, sampling, grading classifying, or weighing services according to established standards and procedures, set forth in §735. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Servicing official: For loans to individuals, as defined in §1955. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Shelter: means a dwelling unit or units whose principal purpose is to house on a temporary basis individuals who may or may not be related to one another and who are not living in nursing homes, prisons, or similar institutional care facilities. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Shipper: means the owner or exporter of the article of food who consigns and ships the article from a foreign country or the person who sends an article of food by international mail or express consignment operators or carriers or other private delivery service to the United States. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • Shipping case: The container in which the product or primary containers of the product are placed to protect, preserve, and maintain the condition of the product during transit or storage. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Sides: Side walls and ends above the floor at least 60 inches high, by attachment of sideboards to the permanent body construction if necessary. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Simplified acquisition threshold: means the dollar amount below which a non-Federal entity may purchase property or services using small purchase methods. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Single Family Housing: RHS Rural Housing loans for individuals for construction of, repair of, or purchase of a dwelling to be occupied by one household. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Single sampling: A sampling scheme where the decision to accept or reject an inspection lot with respect to a specified requirement is made after the inspection of a single sample. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Site: A parcel of land proposed as a dwelling site, with or without development. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Site: means those grounds and facilities of the National Institute of Standards & Technology, Department of Commerce located in Montgomery County, Maryland, and in Boulder and Larimer Counties, Colorado, over which the Federal Government has acquired concurrent jurisdiction in accordance with appropriate authority. See 15 CFR 265.1
  • Site approval official: The RHS making the determination that a site meets the requirements in this subpart to be acceptable for site loans. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Special purpose equipment: means equipment which is used only for research, medical, scientific, or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Standard Federal regions: means the 10 standard Federal regions established by Office of Management and Budget Circular A-105, entitled "Standard Federal Regions. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • State: means any of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of the United States. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • State: means each of the States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • State: means the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and any of the States, Commonwealths, territories, and possessions of the United States. See 41 CFR 101-26.607
  • Stationary lot sampling: The process of randomly selecting sample units from a lot whose production has been completed. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Stored agricultural products: means all agricultural products received into, stored within, or delivered out of the warehouse that are not classified as a non-storage agricultural product under this part. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Structural defect: A defect in the dwelling or unit, installation or set-up of a unit, or a related facility or a deficiency in the site or site development which directly and significantly reduces the useful life, habitability, or integrity of the dwelling or unit. See 25 CFR 162.372
  • Subaward: means an award provided by a pass-through entity to a subrecipient for the subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal award received by the pass-through entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Subdivision: Five or more contiguous (developed or undeveloped) lots or building sites. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Subgrantee: means an entity managing a weatherization project which receives a grant of funds awarded under this part from a grantee. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Subgroup: A group of sample units representing a portion of production. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Suitable property: Real property that could be used to carry out the objectives of Rural Development's loan programs with financing provided through that program. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Supplies: means all tangible personal property other than those described in Equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Support: means financial support or award under the program by grants, cooperative agreements or contracts. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • support: includes food, shelter, clothing, ordinary medical expenses, and other ordinary and customary items for the maintenance of the person supported. See 20 CFR 725.233
  • Support Office Director: means the Director of the DOE Field Support Office with the responsibility for grant administration or any official to whom that function may be redelegated by the Assistant Secretary. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Surplus property: Property that cannot be used to carry out the objectives of financing available through the applicable loan program. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Suspension of award activities: means an action by the HHS awarding agency requiring the recipient to cease all activities on the award pending corrective action by the recipient. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Tax: Any tax imposed by 26 U. See 27 CFR 70.501
  • tax: means the internal revenue tax that is paid or determined on spirits. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Termination: means the ending of a Federal award, in whole or in part at any time prior to the planned end of period of performance. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Third-party in-kind contributions: means the value of non-cash contributions (i. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Time of retirement: means the effective commencing date for retired employee's or Member's annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Tires: Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with tires of adequate capacity to support its gross weight. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Total defects: The sum of critical, major, and minor defects. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Total Program Allocations: means the annual appropriation less funds reserved for training and technical assistance. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • Trade name: means the name or names under which the facility conducts business, or additional names by which the facility is known. See 21 CFR 1.227
  • Transporter: means a person who has possession, custody, or control of an article of food in the United States for the sole purpose of transporting the food, whether by road, rail, water, or air. See 21 CFR 1.328
  • Tribal Organization: means the recognized governing body of any Indian tribe or any legally established organization of Native Americans which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • underpayment: includes a payment in an amount less than the amount of the benefit due for such month, and nonpayment where some amount of such benefits is payable. See 20 CFR 725.545
  • Uniformed guard: means a designated employee appointed by the Director for purposes of carrying out the authority of a U. See 15 CFR 265.1
  • Unit of General Purpose Local Government: means any city, county, town, parish, village, or other general purpose political subdivision of a State. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • United States: All of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States and all other territories and possessions of the United States. See 29 CFR 452.63
  • United States: When used in a geographical sense includes only the States and the District of Columbia. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • United States: means the Customs territory of the United States (i. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • United States: means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • USDA announcement: means an announcement published monthly by the U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • User: The person or agency at whose request inspection is conducted. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • User: means a person that uses a provider's CFS. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • vegetable seeds: means the seeds of the following kinds that are or may be grown in gardens or on truck farms and are or may be generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds:

    Artichoke--Cynara cardunculus L. See 7 CFR 201.2

  • Voluntary committed cost sharing: means cost sharing specifically pledged on a voluntary basis in the proposal's budget or the Federal award on the part of the non-Federal entity and that becomes a binding requirement of Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Warehouse: means a structure or other authorized storage facility, as determined by DACO, in which any agricultural product may be stored or handled for the purpose of interstate or foreign commerce. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Warehouse capacity: means the maximum quantity of an agricultural product that the warehouse will accommodate when stored in a manner customary to the warehouse as determined by DACO. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Warehouse operator: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of storing or handling agricultural products. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Warehousing activities and practices: means any legal, operational, managerial or financial duty that a warehouse operator has regarding an agricultural product. See 24 CFR 232.897
  • Weatherization Project: means a project conducted in a single geographical area which undertakes to weatherize dwelling units that are energy inefficient. See 41 CFR 101-26.507-4
  • WHD Administrator: The Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), and such authorized representatives as may be designated to perform any of the functions of the WHD Administrator under this part. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Wines: All still wines, effervescent wines, and flavored wines, on which internal revenue wine tax has been paid or determined, and if imported, on which duty has been paid. See 27 CFR 70.601
  • Working capital advance: means a procedure whereby funds are advanced to the recipient to cover its estimated disbursement needs for a given initial period. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • You: means the person submitting the prior notice, i. See 21 CFR 1.276
  • You: means a person subject to this subpart under §1. See 21 CFR 1.328