Part 1500 Hazardous Substances and Articles: Administration and Enforcement Regulations
Part 1501 Method for Identifying Toys and Other Articles Intended for Use by Children Under 3 Years of Age Which Present Choking, Aspiration, or Ingestion Hazards Because of Small Parts
Part 1502 Procedures for Formal Evidentiary Public Hearing
Part 1505 Requirements for Electrically Operated Toys or Other Electrically Operated Articles Intended for Use by Children
Part 1507 Fireworks Devices
Part 1510 Requirements for Rattles
Part 1511 Requirements for Pacifiers
Part 1512 Requirements for Bicycles
Part 1513 Requirements for Bunk Beds

Terms Used In CFR > Title 16 > Chapter II > Subchapter C

  • 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: means acquiring ADP equipment or services from commercial sources or from State or local government resources. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Acquisition Checklist: means the standard Department checklist that States can submit to meet prior written approval requirements instead of submitting the actual Request for Proposal (RFP), contracts or contract amendments. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Act: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (Title II of the act of Congress approved August 14, 1946, 60 Stat. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Act: The United States Cotton Standards Act, approved March 4, 1923 (42 Stat. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • act: The applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (60 Stat. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing 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 his stead. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), or any officer or employee of AMS 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 97.150
  • 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
  • ADP: means data processing performed by a system of electronic or electrical machines so interconnected and interacting as to minimize the need for human assistance or intervention. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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: The Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • 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
  • Animals: Cattle, sheep, swine, or goats. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Applicant: Any person who has applied for service under the regulations. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Applicant: Any individual or business with financial interest in QSVP services who has applied for service under this part. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Applicant: Any person who has applied for service under the regulations. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • 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
  • Assessment: A systematic review of the adequacy of program or system documentation, or the review of the completeness of implementation of a documented program or system. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Assistant Sales Manager: means the Assistant Sales Manager, Commercial Export Programs, Office of the General Sales Manager. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • 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
  • Auditor: Person authorized by the Livestock and Seed Program to conduct official assessments. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Bank obligation: means an obligation, acceptable to CCC, of a U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Base contract: means the initial contractual activity, including all option years, allowed during a defined unit of time, for example, 2 years. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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

  • 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
  • Branch: The Audit, Review, and Compliance Branch of the Livestock and Seed Program. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Branch: The Livestock Market News Branch of the Division. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Carcass: The commercially prepared or dressed body of any animal intended for human food. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Carcass Data Service: The service established and conducted under the regulations to provide producers and other interested persons with data on carcass characteristics. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • 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
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation, U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Certification service: The service established and conducted under the regulations for the determination and certification or other identification of the compliance of products with specifications. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Chief: The Chief of the Branch, or any officer or employee of the Branch to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in his stead. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Chief: The Chief of the ARC Branch, or any officer or employee of the Branch to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in the Chief's stead. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Chief: The Chief of the Branch, or any officer or employee of the Branch to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in his stead. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Class: A subdivision of a product based on essential physical characteristics that differentiate between major groups of the same kind of species. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Class: A subdivision of livestock based on essential physical characteristics that differentiate between major groups of the same kind of species. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Classing Office: A facility of the Cotton Division established under the act at any point. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commercial prerinse spray valve: means a handheld device that has a release-to-close valve and is suitable for removing food residue from food service items before cleaning them in commercial dishwashing or ware washing equipment. See 30 CFR 56.9330
  • 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
  • Compliance: Conformity of a product to the specifications under which the product was purchased or sold, with particular reference to the quality, cleanliness, state of refrigeration, method of processing, and trim of products. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Compliance: Conformity of livestock to the specifications under which the livestock was purchased or sold, with particular reference to the weight, quality or other characterics of livestock. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Compliance supplement: means appendix XI to part 75 (previously known as the Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Conformance: A user's quality manual and supporting documentation. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • 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
  • Contract verification service: A program allowing institutions or other large purchasers of commodity products to have those products compared to contractual requirements. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in Contract. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cooperative agreement: A cooperative agreement between the Agricultural Marketing Service and another Federal agency or a State agency, or other agency, organization or person as specified in the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, for conducting the service. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Cooperative agreement: A cooperative agreement between the Agricultural Marketing Service and another Federal agency or a State agency, or other agency, organization or person as specified in the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, for conducting the service. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • 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

  • Cost allocation plan: means central service cost allocation plan or public assistance cost allocation plan. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • cotton: means cotton of any variety produced within the continental United States. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • cottonseed: as used in this part means the seed, after having been put through the usual and customary process known as cotton ginning, of any cotton produced within the continental United States. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • 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
  • CSRS: means subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • 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 7 CFR 58.37
  • Current spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under CSRS that is payable (after the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death) to a current spouse who meets the requirements of §831. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Data processing: means the preparation of source media containing data or basic elements of information and the use of such source media according to precise rules or procedures to accomplish such operations as classifying, sorting, calculating, summarizing, recording and transmitting. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • Defect: Any nonconformance of a container from specified requirements. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • 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: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Service. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • Deposit: means a deposit required by the Civil Service Retirement Spouse Equity Act of 1984, Pub. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Deputy Administrator: The Deputy Administrator of the Livestock and Seed Program, or any officer or employee of the Livestock and Seed Program to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in the Deputy Administrator's stead. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Development: means the definition of system requirements, detailing of system and program specifications, programming and testing. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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 his stead. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Director: The Director of the 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 his stead. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Director: The Director of the Cotton Division, or any officer or employee of the Division who has been delegated, or who may hereafter be delegated the authority to act for the Director. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • Disallowed costs: means those charges to a Federal award that the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity determines to be unallowable, in accordance with the applicable Federal statutes, regulations, or the terms and conditions of the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Dispute: A disagreement as to the true grade of a sample of cottonseed analyzed and graded by a licensed chemist. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Division: The Cotton Division of the Agricultural Marketing Service. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • 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
  • Enhanced matching rate: means the higher than regular rate of FFP authorized by Title IV-D, IV-E, and XIX of the Social Security Act for acquisition of services and equipment that conform to specific requirements designed to improve administration of the Child Support Enforcement, Foster Care and Adoption Assistance, and Medicaid programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Feasibility study: means a preliminary study to determine whether it is sufficiently probable that effective and efficient use of ADP equipment or systems can be made to warrant a substantial investment of staff, time, and money being requested and whether the plan is capable of being accomplished successfully. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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 program office: means the Federal program office within the Department that is authorized to approve requests for the acquisition of ADP equipment or ADP services. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • FFP: means Federal financial participation. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Financially interested person: Any person having a financial interest in the livestock involved, including but not limited to the shipper, receiver, producer, seller, buyer, or carrier of the livestock or products. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • 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
  • Foreign bank: means a bank which is not a U. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • former spouse: includes only persons who were married to an employee or Member on or after May 7, 1985, or who were the spouse of a retiree who retired on or after May 7, 1985, regardless of the date of termination of the marriage. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Former spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under CSRS that is payable to a former spouse after the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Fully reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under CSRS received by a retiree who has elected the maximum allowable reduction in annuity to provide a current spouse annuity and/or a former spouse annuity or annuities. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • General Systems Design: means a combination of narrative and graphic description of the generic architecture of a system as opposed to the detailed architecture of the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Grade: (1) As a noun, this term means an important commercial subdivision of livestock based on certain definite and preference determining factors, such as, but not limited to, conformation, finish, and muscling in livestock. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Grade: (1) As a noun, this term means an important commercial subdivision of a product based on certain definite and preference determining factors, such as, but not limited to, conformation, finish, and quality in meats. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Grading Service: The service established and conducted under the regulations for the determination and certification or other identification of the class, grade, or other quality of products under standards. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Grant agreement: The contract between Agency and the grantee which sets forth the terms and conditions under which HPG funds will be made available. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Hardware: means automatic equipment that accepts and stores data, performs calculations and other processing steps, and produces information. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Homeowner: For the purposes of the HPG program, a homeowner is one who can meet the conditions of income and ownership under §1944. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Household: For the purposes of the HPG program, a household is defined as all persons living all or part of the next 12 months in a unit or dwelling assisted with HPG funds. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Housing preservation: The repair and rehabilitation activities that contribute to the health, safety, and well-being of the occupant, and contribute to the structural integrity or long-term preservation of the unit. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • HPG: Housing Preservation Grant. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Implementation APD: means a recorded plan of action to request Federal Financial Participation (FFP) in the costs of designing, developing, and implementing the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Insurable interest annuity: means the recurring payments under CSRS 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 7 CFR 58.37
  • 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

  • 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: A license issued under the act by the Secretary. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Licensed cottonseed chemist: A person licensed under the act by the Secretary to make quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of samples of cottonseed according to the methods prescribed by the Science Division Director of the Agricultural Marketing Service and to certificate the grade according to the official cottonseed standards of the United States. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Licensed cottonseed sampler: A person licensed by the Secretary to draw and to certificate the authenticity of samples of cottonseed in accordance with the regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Livestock: Cattle, sheep, swine, or goats. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Livestock: Bovine, ovine, porcine. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Livestock: Bovine, ovine, porcine, caprine, bison or class of Osteichthyes. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Loan: means a Federal loan or loan guarantee received or administered by a non-Federal entity, except as used in the definition of Program income. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • loan guarantee: means any Federal Government guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or a part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a non-Federal borrower to a non-Federal lender, but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Lot: That parcel or quantity of cottonseed offered for sale or tendered for delivery or delivered on a sale or contract of sale, in freight cars, trucks, wagons, or otherwise in the quantities and within the time limits prescribed from time to time by the Director for the drawing and preparation of official samples by licensed cottonseed samplers. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Low income: An adjusted annual income that does not exceed the "lower" income limit according to size of household as established by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the county or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) where the property is located. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Marriage: means a marriage recognized in law or equity under the whole law of the jurisdiction with the most significant interest in the marital status of the employee, Member, or retiree unless the law of that jurisdiction is contrary to the public policy of the United States. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Meat: The edible part of the muscle of an animal, which is skeletal, or which is found in the tongue, in the diaphragm, in the heart, or in the esophagus, and which is intended for human food, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve, and blood vessels which normally accompany the muscle tissue and which are not separated from it in the process of dressing. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Member: means a Member of Congress. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Negotiated sale: A sale in which there is a bargaining of price and/or terms. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • Net annuity: means the net annuity as defined in §838. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • 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
  • Noncompetitive: means solicitation of a proposal from only one source, or after solicitation of a number of sources, negotiation with selected sources based on a finding that competition is inadequate. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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

  • Official grader: An employee of the Department or other person authorized by the Department to determine and certify or otherwise identify the class, grade, other quality, or compliance of livestock under the regulations. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Official sample: A specimen of cottonseed drawn and prepared by a licensed cottonseed sampler and certified by him as representative of a certain identified lot, in accordance with the regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Operation: means the automated processing of data used in the administration of State plans for titles I, IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Organization: An organization is defined as one of the following:

    (1) A State, commonwealth, trust territory, other political subdivision, or public nonprofit corporation authorized to receive and administer HPG funds. See 25 CFR 166.408

  • 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
  • Overcrowding: Guidance is provided at 7 CFR 3560. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • 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: 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
  • Owner: Person who through financial interest, owns, controls, or has the disposition either of cotton or of samples. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • Partially reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under CSRS to a retiree who has elected less than the maximum allowable reduction in annuity to provide a current spouse annuity or a former spouse annuity. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • 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
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity, or Government agency. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity, or Government agency. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Policy: The Board's policy is to adjudicate impartially, thoroughly, and fairly all issues raised under this subpart. See 16 CFR 306.9
  • 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 7 CFR 58.37
  • 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
  • Processing: Drying, curing, smoking, cooking, seasoning, or flavoring or any combination of such processes, with or without fabricating. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Products: Meats, prepared meats, meat by-products, or meat food products. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Products: Includes all agricultural commodities and services within the scope of the Livestock and Seed Program This includes livestock, meat, meat products, seed, feedstuffs, as well as processes involving the production of these products, agricultural product data storage, product traceability and identification. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • 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
  • 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: means a defined set of information technology related tasks, undertaken by the State to improve the efficiency, economy and effectiveness of administration and/or operation of one or more of its human services programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • QSVP Procedures: Audit rules and guidelines set forth by the Agricultural Marketing Service regarding the development, documentation, and implementation of QSVP. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Quality: A combination of the inherent properties of a product which determines its relative degree of excellence. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Quality: means the combination of the inherent properties or attributes of a product which determines its relative degree of excellence. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Quality Manual: A collection of documents that describe the applicant's quality management system, as it applies to the requested service. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • 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
  • 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
  • Regular matching rate: means the normal rate of FFP authorized by titles IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act for State and local agency administration of programs authorized by those titles. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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: The regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • regulations: The regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Regulations: The regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • Regulations: Regulations mean the provisions in this subpart. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Rental properties: Rental properties are defined as single-unit or multi-unit dwellings used for occupancy by tenants, owners, or members of an owner's immediate family. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Replacement housing: The replacement of existing, individual owner occupied housing where repair and rehabilitation assistance is not economically feasible or practical. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Requirements Analysis: means determining and documenting the information needs and the functional and technical requirements the proposed computerized system must meet. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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 7 CFR 58.37
  • RHS: RHS means the Rural Housing Service, or a successor agency. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Rural area: The definition in 7 CFR part 3550 applies. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • 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 unit: The individual container including any component parts. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • 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
  • Scope: (1) The rules in this subpart implement 5 U. See 16 CFR 306.9
  • 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
  • Secretary: 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. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • Self-only annuity: means the recurring unreduced payments under CSRS to a retiree with no survivor annuity to anyone. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Service: Grading service or acceptance service. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Service: Grading service or acceptance service. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Service: The Agricultural Marketing Service of the U. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • Servicing official: For loans to individuals, as defined in §1955. See 25 CFR 170.915
  • 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
  • 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
  • Software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation used to operate the hardware. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Software maintenance: means routine support activities that normally include corrective, adaptive, and perfective changes, without introducing additional functional capabilities. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Specifications: Descriptions with respect to the class, grade, other quality, quantity or condition of products, approved by the Administrator, and available for use by the industry regardless of the origin of the descriptions. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • Spray force: means the amount of force exerted onto the spray disc, measured in ounce-force (ozf). See 30 CFR 56.9330
  • Standards: The standards of the Department contained in Official United States Standards for Grades of: Carcass Beef. See 7 CFR 54.1
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State agency: means the State agency administering or supervising the administration of the State plan under titles I, IV, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • 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
  • Supervisor: An official person designated by the Director or Chief to supervise and maintain uniformity and accuracy of service under the regulations. See 7 CFR 53.1
  • Supervisor of cottonseed inspection: An officer of the Division designated as such by the Director. See 7 CFR 61.2
  • 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
  • system design: means a combination of narrative and diagrams describing the structure of a new or more efficient automatic data processing system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Tenant: Any person who resides in a single- or multi-unit rental property. See 25 CFR 166.408
  • Time of retirement: means the effective commencing date for a retired employee's or Member's annuity. See 7 CFR 58.37
  • Total defects: The sum of critical, major, and minor defects. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • United States: means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. See 7 CFR 63.7
  • Universal Cotton Standards: The official cotton standards of the United States for the grade of American upland cotton. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • Upland Cotton: All cotton grown anywhere within the continental United States including the growths sometimes referred to as Upland, Gulf, and Texas cotton, but excluding American Pima growths. See 7 CFR 28.2
  • USDA: The U. See 7 CFR 97.150
  • 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
  • Very low-income: An adjusted annual income that does not exceed the very low-income limit according to size of household as established by HUD for the county of MSA where the property is located. See 25 CFR 166.408