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Part 286 National Voluntary Conformity Assessment System Evaluation (Nvcase) Program
Part 287 Guidance On Federal Conformity Assessment

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

  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department or any other officer or employee of the Agency who is delegated, or who may be delegated the authority to act in the Administrator's stead. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Agency head: means the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. See 15 CFR 280.222
  • Allocation: means the process of assigning a cost, or a group of costs, to one or more cost objective(s), in reasonable proportion to the benefit provided or other equitable relationship. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Budget: means the financial plan for the project or program that the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity approves during the Federal award process or in subsequent amendments to the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Capital expenditures: means expenditures to acquire capital assets or expenditures to make additions, improvements, modifications, replacements, rearrangements, reinstallations, renovations, or alterations to capital assets that materially increase their value or useful life. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Central service cost allocation plan: means the documentation identifying, accumulating, and allocating or developing billing rates based on the allowable costs of services provided by a state, local government, or Indian tribe on a centralized basis to its departments and agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Class of Federal awards: means a group of Federal awards either awarded under a specific program or group of programs or to a specific type of non-Federal entity or group of non-Federal entities to which specific provisions or exceptions may apply. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for audit: means the Federal agency designated to carry out the responsibilities described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for indirect costs: means the Federal agency responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and approving cost allocation plans or indirect cost proposals developed under this part on behalf of all Federal agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Condition: means the relative degree of soundness of a product which may affect its merchantability and includes those factors which are subject to change and may result from, but not necessarily limited to, age, improper handling, storage or lack of refrigeration. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Condition: The degree of acceptability of the container with respect to freedom from defects which affect the serviceability, including appearance as well as usability, of the container for its intended purpose. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Contract: means a legal instrument by which a non-Federal entity purchases property or services needed to carry out the project or program under a Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost allocation plan: means central service cost allocation plan or public assistance cost allocation plan. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost objective: means a program, function, activity, award, organizational subdivision, contract, or work unit for which cost data are desired and for which provision is made to accumulate and measure the cost of processes, products, jobs, capital projects, etc. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the portion of project costs not paid by Federal funds (unless otherwise authorized by Federal statute). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Customs and border protection officer: means an employee in the Department of Homeland Security occupying a position within the Customs and Border Protection Officer (GS-1895) job series (determined applying the criteria in effect as of September 1, 2007) or any successor position and whose duties include activities relating to the arrival and departure of persons, conveyances, and merchandise at ports of entry. See 15 CFR 280.222
  • Department: The U. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • 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
  • DOE: means the Department of Energy. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • 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
  • Employee: means an employee as defined by 5 U. See 15 CFR 280.222
  • Equipment: means tangible personal property (including information technology systems) having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the non-Federal entity for financial statement purposes, or $5,000. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Expenditures: means charges made by a non-Federal entity to a project or program for which a Federal award was received. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal agency: means an "agency" as defined at 5 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal awarding agency: means the Federal agency that provides a Federal award directly to a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal share: means the portion of total project costs that are paid by Federal funds. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Final cost objective: means a cost objective which has allocated to it both direct and indirect costs and, in the non-Federal entity's accumulation system, is one of the final accumulation points, such as a particular award, internal project, or other direct activity of a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Fixed amount awards: means a type of grant agreement under which the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity provides a specific level of support without regard to actual costs incurred under the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Indian tribe: means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Multiple Family Housing: RHS RRH loans, RCH loans, LH loans and grants, and RHS loans. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Newly constructed dwelling: One which:

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

  • Non-Federal entity: means a state, local government, Indian tribe, institution of higher education (IHE), or nonprofit organization that carries out a Federal award as a recipient or subrecipient. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Participant support costs: means direct costs for items such as stipends or subsistence allowances, travel allowances, and registration fees paid to or on behalf of participants or trainees (but not employees) in connection with conferences, or training projects. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Pass-through entity: means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Period of performance: means the time during which the non-Federal entity may incur new obligations to carry out the work authorized under the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Primary position: means a position classified within the Customs and Border Protection Officer (GS-1895) job series (determined applying the criteria in effect as of September 1, 2007) or any successor position whose duties include the performance of work directly connected with activities relating to the arrival and departure of persons, conveyances, and merchandise at ports of entry. See 15 CFR 280.222
  • Prior approval: means written approval by an authorized HHS official evidencing prior consent before a recipient undertakes certain activities or incurs specific costs. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Program: means the appropriate technology small grants program. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4
  • Program income: means gross income earned by the non-Federal entity that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the Federal award during the period of performance except as provided in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Real property: means land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excludes moveable machinery and equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Recipient: means an entity, usually but not limited to non-Federal entities, that receives a Federal award directly from a Federal awarding agency to carry out an activity under a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Secondary position: means a position within the Department of Homeland Security that is either--

    (1) Supervisory. See 15 CFR 280.222

  • 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
  • Site: A parcel of land proposed as a dwelling site, with or without development. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • 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
  • 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 any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Subdivision: Five or more contiguous (developed or undeveloped) lots or building sites. See 25 CFR 162.361
  • Subrecipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Support: means financial support or award under the program by grants, cooperative agreements or contracts. See 41 CFR 101-26.803-4