Subchapter A Acquisition
Subchapter C Dod Grant and Agreement Regulations
Subchapter D Personnel, Military and Civilian
Subchapter E Regulations Pertaining to Military Justice
Subchapter F Security
Subchapter G Defense Contracting
Subchapter H Closures and Realignment
Subchapter L Environment
Subchapter M Miscellaneous
Subchapter N Freedom of Information Act Program
Subchapter O Privacy Program

Terms Used In CFR > Title 32 > Subtitle A > Chapter I

  • Access: The ability during regular business hours to enter, or pass to and from, a location, inspect, and/or obtain or make use or copies of any records, data, or samples necessary to evaluate compliance with this part and all conditions of a permit issued in accordance with §340. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Access to media: means provision of media, or access to media physically or remotely to DoD personnel, as determined by the contractor. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Accessions training: Training that a Service member receives upon initial entry into Military Service through basic military training. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Accounts receivable: means monies that are due to the borrower for work performed or services rendered under a contract, subcontract, or purchase order. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • acquiring Agency: means a State Agency, as defined in paragraph (a)(1)(iv) of this section, which has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under State law, and a State Agency or person which does not have such authority. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Acronyms: The following acronyms are commonly used in the implementation of programs subject to this regulation:

    (1) BCIS. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • Act: means the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, as amended. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Act: means the Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978. See 32 CFR 275.2
  • Activation date: means the date that the STLP loan is established on the Participating Lender's books and recorded as an open loan. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Activity: means a discrete undertaking within a project to be carried out by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, that is specified in an agreement and is intended to fulfill a specific objective of the agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Pub. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative instructions: Published documents set forth in this part relating to the enforcement of this part, and issued under authority thereof by the Deputy Administrator. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Administrative offset: An action whereby money payable by the United States Government to, or held by the Government for, a recipient is withheld to satisfy a delinquent debt the recipient owes the Government. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any individual authorized to act for the Administrator. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) or any other employee of APHIS to whom authority has been or may be delegated to act in the Administrator's stead. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Administrator: means Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, or his or her designee. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Advance: A payment made by Treasury check or other appropriate payment mechanism to a recipient upon its request either before outlays are made by the recipient or through the use of predetermined payment schedules. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Advance: A payment made by Treasury check or other appropriate payment mechanism to a recipient upon its request either before outlays are made by the recipient or through the use of predetermined payment schedules. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Advanced research: Advanced technology development that creates new technology or demonstrates the viability of applying existing technology to new products and processes in a general way. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affected: Subject to an actual or potential health or environmental threat arising from a release or a threatened release at an installation where the Secretary of Defense is planning or implementing environmental restoration activities including a response action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act as amended (CERCLA), corrective action under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), or other such actions under applicable Federal or State environmental restoration laws. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmative action: A tool to achieve equal employment opportunity. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Age: A prohibited basis discrimination. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Agency: means the Federal Agency, State, State Agency, or person that acquires real property or displaces a person. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Agent: A person who is designated by the responsible person to act in whole or in part on behalf of the permittee to maintain control over an organism under permit during its movement and to ensure compliance with all applicable permit conditions and the requirements in this part. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Agreement: means a legally binding grant or cooperative agreement entered into between CCC and a recipient to implement a project under the FFPr Program. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Agricultural seed: The following kinds and varieties of grass, forage, and field crop seed that are used for seeding purposes in the United States:

    Agrotricum--x Agrotriticum Ciferri and Giacom. See 7 CFR 361.1

  • AHAR: means the Annual Housing Activities Report that a GSE submits to the Secretary under sections 309(n) of the Fannie Mae Charter Act or 307(f) of the Freddie Mac Act. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • AHAR information: means data or information contained in the AHAR. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • alien not lawfully present in the United States: means an alien who is not "lawfully present" in the United States as defined in 8 CFR 103. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alteration: means a change to an existing facility, including, but not limited to, remodeling, renovation, rehabilitation, reconstruction, historic restoration, changes or rearrangement in structural parts or elements, and changes or rearrangement in the plan configuration of walls and full-height partitions. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America, and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • APHIS: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • APHIS inspector: Any employee of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service or any other individual authorized by the Administrator to enforce this part. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: Any group of individuals that files an application for TAPP, limited by this part to community members of the RAB or TRC. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Applicant: means one who submits an application, request, or plan to be approved by a Departmental official or by a primary recipient as a condition to eligibility for Federal financial assistance, and application means such an application, request, or plan. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Application: A completed formal written request for TAPP that is submitted to the installation commander or to the identified decision authority designated for the installation. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Applied research: Efforts that attempt to determine and exploit the potential of scientific discoveries or improvements in technology such as new materials, devices, methods and processes. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • appraisal: means a written statement independently and impartially prepared by a qualified appraiser setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Article: Any material or tangible object that could harbor plant pests. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: A person having origin in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Assigned contract: means the transportation-related contract(s), subcontract(s), and/or purchase order(s) that has been pledged as collateral to a STLP loan and perfected through an assignment form executed by all appropriate parties. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Assistance provider: An individual, group of individuals, or company contracted by the Department of Defense to provide technical assistance under the Technical Assistance for Public Participation program announced in this part. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney: A federal prosecutor who represents the U.S. government and its citizens when a federal statute has been violated.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Authorized person: An employee or agent of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, or any other Department of Defense employee or agent who has delegated authority to enforce the provisions of this part. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Award: A grant or a cooperative agreement other than a technology investment agreement (TIA). See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Award: means an executed non-assistance cooperative agreement. See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Award: Financial assistance that provides support or stimulation to accomplish a public purpose. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Balloon mortgage: means a mortgage providing for payments at regular intervals, with a final payment ("balloon payment") that is at least 5 percent more than the periodic payments. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basic research: Efforts directed toward increasing knowledge and understanding in science and engineering, rather than the practical application of that knowledge and understanding. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Biological control organism: Any enemy, antagonist, or competitor used to control a plant pest or noxious weed. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Book-entry GSE Security: means a GSE Security issued or maintained in the Book-entry System. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Book-entry System: means the automated book-entry system operated by the Federal Reserve Banks acting as the fiscal agent for the GSEs, on which Book-entry GSE Securities are issued, recorded, transferred and maintained in book-entry form. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Brookmont site: means those grounds and facilities of the Defense Mapping Agency Hydrographic/Topographic Center (DMAHTC) and the Defense Mapping Agency Office of Distribution Services (DMAODS) located in Montgomery County, Maryland, over which the Federal Government has acquired exclusive or concurrent jurisdiction. See 32 CFR 263.1
  • Bureau: means the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Bus: means any of several types of self-propelled vehicles, generally rubber-tired, intended for use on city streets, highways, and busways, including but not limited to minibuses, forty- and thirty-foot buses, articulated buses, double-deck buses, and electrically powered trolley buses, used by public entities to provide designated public transportation service and by private entities to provide transportation service including, but not limited to, specified public transportation services. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, that is conducted:

    (i) Primarily for the purchase, sale, lease and/or rental of personal and/or real property, and/or for the manufacture, processing, and/or marketing of products, commodities, and/or any other personal property. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • CAE: A collective term that refers to both CAE/IAE and CAE-R. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • CAE-R: An institution of higher education which has met established criteria for IA research and has been jointly designated by the Department of Homeland Security and the NSA as a national center of excellence. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Cash contributions: The recipient's cash outlay, including the outlay of money contributed to the recipient by third parties. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Cash contributions: means the grantee's cash outlay, including the outlay of money contributed to the grantee or subgrantee by other public agencies and institutions, and private organizations and individuals. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation, an agency and instrumentality of the United States within USDA, and includes any official of the United States delegated the responsibility to act on behalf of CCC. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • CCC-provided funds: means U. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • CE newspapers: Newspapers published by commercial publishers under contract with the DoD Components or their subordinate commands. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • CE publications: CE newspapers, CE magazines, CE guides and installation maps produced commercially under the CE concept. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Central city: means the underserved areas located in any political subdivision designated as a central city by the Office of Management and Budget of the Executive Office of the President. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charter Act: means the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act (12 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Citizen: The term citizen for purposes of this part includes both citizens of the United States and noncitizen nationals. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Claim: A written demand or written assertion by one of the parties to a grant or cooperative agreement seeking as a matter of right, the payment of money in a sum certain, the adjustment or interpretation of award terms, or other relief arising under or relating to a grant or cooperative agreement. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Classification: means the act or process by which information is determined to be classified information. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Closed-end credit: means consumer credit (but for the conditions applicable to consumer credit under this part) other than consumer credit that is "open-end credit" as that term is defined in Regulation Z. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Closeout: The process by which the grants officer administering an award made by a DoD Component determines that all applicable administrative actions and all required work of the award have been completed by the recipient and DoD Component. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Closeout: The process by which the grants officer administering an award made by a DoD Component determines that all applicable administrative actions and all required work of the award have been completed by the recipient and DoD Component. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Collateral misconduct: Victim misconduct that might be in time, place, or circumstance associated with the victim's sexual assault incident. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Command: A unit or units, an organization, or an area under the command of one individual. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Commerce: means travel, trade, transportation, or communication among the several states, between any foreign country or any territory or possession and any state, or between points in the same state but through another state or foreign country. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Commercial service airport: means an airport that is defined as a commercial service airport for purposes of the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program and that enplanes annually 2500 or more passengers and receives scheduled passenger service of aircraft. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Communities in the vicinity of the installation: The communities that constitute the political jurisdictions (other than the State in which the installation is located) that comprise the LRA for the installation. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Community member: A member of the RAB or TRC who is also a member of the affected community. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Community point of contact: The community member of the RAB or TRC designated in the TAPP application as the focal point for communications with the Department of Defense regarding the TAPP procurement process. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Commuter authority: means any state, local, regional authority, corporation, or other entity established for purposes of providing commuter rail transportation (including, but not necessarily limited to, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, the New Jersey Transit Corporation, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation, and any successor agencies) and any entity created by one or more such agencies for the purposes of operating, or contracting for the operation of, commuter rail transportation. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Commuter bus service: means fixed route bus service, characterized by service predominantly in one direction during peak periods, limited stops, use of multi-ride tickets, and routes of extended length, usually between the central business district and outlying suburbs. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Commuter rail car: means a rail passenger car obtained by a commuter authority for use in commuter rail transportation. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Commuter rail transportation: means short-haul rail passenger service operating in metropolitan and suburban areas, whether within or across the geographical boundaries of a state, usually characterized by reduced fare, multiple ride, and commutation tickets and by morning and evening peak period operations. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • comparable replacement dwelling: means a dwelling which is:

    (i) Decent, safe and sanitary as described in paragraph 24. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • Compromise: means disclosure of information to unauthorized persons, or a violation of the security policy of a system, in which unauthorized intentional or unintentional disclosure, modification, destruction, or loss of an object, or the copying of information to unauthorized media may have occurred. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Confidential communications: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Consent: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Consolidated Plan: The plan prepared in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR part 91. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Consumer: means a natural person. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Consumer credit: means credit offered or extended to a covered borrower primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and that is:

    (i) Subject to a finance charge. See 32 CFR 232.3

  • Contact: A written agreement between the installation or other instrumentality of the Department of Defense and another party for services or supplies necessary to complete the TAPP project. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Contained facility: A structure for the storage and/or propagation of living organisms designed with physical barriers capable of preventing the escape of the organisms. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: Either:

    (1) A procurement contract made by a recipient under a DoD Component's award or by a subrecipient under a subaward. See 32 CFR 34.2

  • Contract: A procurement contract under an award or subaward, and a procurement subcontract under a recipient's or subrecipient's contract. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Contract: means (except as used in the definitions for "grant" and "subgrant" in this section and except where qualified by "Federal") a procurement contract under a grant or subgrant, and means a procurement subcontract under a contract. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Contract rent: means the total rent that is, or is anticipated to be, specified in the rental contract as payable by the tenant to the owner for rental of a dwelling unit, including fees or charges for management and maintenance services and those utility charges that are included in the rental contract. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Contracting officer: The Federal official designated to manage the contract used to fulfill the TAPP request by the RAB or TRC. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Contractor: Any party (e. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Contractor: means an individual or organization outside the U. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • contribute materially: means that during the 2 taxable years prior to the taxable year in which displacement occurs, or during such other period as the Agency determines to be more equitable, a business or farm operation:

    (i) Had average annual gross receipts of at least $5,000. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • Control: means the authority of the agency that originates information, or its successor in function, to regulate access to the information. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Controlled Technical Information: means technical information with military or space application that is subject to controls on the access, use, reproduction, modification, performance, display, release, disclosure, or dissemination. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Controlling the pollination: means to use a method of hybridization that will produce pure seed that is at least 75 percent hybrid seed. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative: means a private sector organization whose members own and control the organization and share in its services and its profits and that provides business services and outreach in cooperative development for its membership. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Cooperator: means an eligible entity, as defined in 7 U. See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Cooperator resource contributions: means a real and substantial contribution of resources (more than nominal), in furtherance of the objective(s) of the award, in order to evoke a partnership such that all parties to the agreement have a true stake in the project. See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cost sharing or matching: That portion of project or program costs not borne by the Federal Government. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: That portion of project or program costs not borne by the Federal Government. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the portion of project expenses, or necessary goods and services provided to carry out a project, not paid or acquired with Federal funds. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the value of the third party in-kind contributions and the portion of the costs of a federally assisted project or program not borne by the Federal Government. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Covered borrower: means a consumer who, at the time the consumer becomes obligated on a consumer credit transaction or establishes an account for consumer credit, is a covered member (as defined in paragraph (g)(2) of this section) or a dependent (as defined in paragraph (g)(3) of this section) of a covered member. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Covered contractor information system: means an unclassified information system that is owned or operated by or for a contractor and that processes, stores, or transmits covered defense information. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Covered defense information: means unclassified controlled technical information or other information (as described in the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Registry at http://www. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • covered member: means a member of the armed forces who is serving on--

    (i) Active duty pursuant to title 10, title 14, or title 32, United States Code, under a call or order that does not specify a period of 30 days or fewer; or

    (ii) Active Guard and Reserve duty, as that term is defined in 10 U. See 32 CFR 232.3

  • Credible information: Information that, considering the source and nature of the information and the totality of the circumstances, is sufficiently believable to presume that the fact or facts in question are true. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Credible report: Either a written or verbal report made in support of an expedited transfer that is determined to have credible information. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Credit: means the right granted to a consumer by a creditor to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Crisis intervention: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Customs: The U. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Cyber incident: means actions taken through the use of computer networks that result in a compromise or an actual or potentially adverse effect on an information system and/or the information residing therein. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Damage to the national security: means harm to the national defense or foreign relations of the United States from the unauthorized disclosure of information, taking into consideration such aspects of the information as the sensitivity, value, utility, and provenance of that information. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Date of completion: The date on which all work under an award is completed or the date on the award document, or any supplement or amendment thereto, on which Federal sponsorship ends. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Day: One calendar day including weekends and holidays. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Day: means a calendar day. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Debt: Any amount of money or any property owed to a Federal Agency by any person, organization, or entity except another United States Federal Agency. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declaration: 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 361.1
  • Declassification: means the authorized change in the status of information from classified information to unclassified information. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Definitive GSE Security: means a GSE Security in engraved or printed form, or that is otherwise represented by a certificate. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Delinquent debt: A debt:

    (1) That the debtor fails to pay by the date specified in the initial written notice from the agency owed the debt, normally within 30 calendar days, unless the debtor makes satisfactory payment arrangements with the agency by that date. See 32 CFR 22.105

  • Demand responsive system: means any system of transporting individuals, including the provision of designated public transportation service by public entities and the provision of transportation service by private entities, including but not limited to specified public transportation service, which is not a fixed route system. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Department: The U. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Department: means the Department of Defense. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Department of State: includes all offices within the Department in Washington, its domestic field offices in the United States, all U. See 22 CFR 5.2
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Deputy Administrator: The Deputy Administrator of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs or any employee of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs delegated to act in his or her stead. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Designated activity: The agency that processes permanent change of station (PCS) or permanent change of assignment (PCA) for expedited transfers. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Designated public transportation: means transportation provided by a public entity (other than public school transportation) by bus, rail, or other conveyance (other than transportation by aircraft or intercity or commuter rail transportation) that provides the general public with general or special service, including charter service, on a regular and continuing basis. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Development: The systematic use of scientific and technical knowledge in the design, development, testing, or evaluation of potential new products, processes, or services to meet specific performance requirements or objectives. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • DIB participant: means a contractor that has met all of the eligibility requirements to participate in the voluntary DIB CS program as set forth in this part (see §236. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Direct threat: means a significant risk to the health or safety of others that cannot be eliminated by a modification of policies, practices, procedures, or by the provision of auxiliary aids or services. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Director: means Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, U. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Director: means the Director of OFHEO. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Disallowed costs: Those charges to an award that the grants officer administering an award made by a DoD Component determines to be unallowable, in accordance with the applicable Federal cost principles or other terms and conditions contained in the award. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Disallowed costs: Those charges to an award that the grants officer administering an award made by a DoD Component determines to be unallowable, in accordance with the applicable Federal cost principles or other terms and conditions contained in the award. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Disburse: means to make a payment to liquidate an obligation. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Discrimination: Illegal treatment of a person or group based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Discrimination: means denying persons with a disability the opportunity to participate in or benefit from any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Displaced person: (i) General. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • displacing Agency: means any Federal Agency carrying out a program or project, and any State, State Agency, or person carrying out a program or project with Federal financial assistance, which causes a person to be a displaced person. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • DoD: Department of Defense. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • DoD Component: A Military Department, Defense Agency, DoD Field Activity, or organization within the Office of the Secretary of Defense that provides or administers an award to a recipient. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • DoD Component: The military services including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force and those defense agencies with an environmental restoration program. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • DoD Component: A Military Department, Defense Agency, DoD field activity, or organization within the Office of the Secretary of Defense that provides or administers an award to a recipient. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • DoD Component Deputy Assistant Secretary: The individual in the office of the Secretary of the Army, Navy, Air Force responsible for making environmental decisions for their component or the director of the Defense Agencies. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • DoD Components: See §247. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • DoD Components: means the law enforcement activities of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to as the "DoD Components"). See 32 CFR 275.2
  • DoD Installation: A facility that is controlled or operated or otherwise possessed by a department, or agency of the United States Department of Defense within the United States and its territories. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • DoD newspapers: Authorized, unofficial publications, serving as part of the commander's internal information program, that support DoD command internal communication requirements. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • DoD RAB Co-chair: The individual selected by the installation commander, or equivalent, to serve as the installation co-chair of the RAB, represent DoD's interests, serve as liaison with community RAB members, and advocate RAB concerns within the installation staff. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Donated commodities: means the commodities donated by CCC to a recipient under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • dwelling: means the place of permanent or customary and usual residence of a person, according to local custom or law, including a single family house. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Dwelling: means a residential structure that contains one to four units, whether or not the structure is attached to real property. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • dwelling site: means a land area that is typical in size for similar dwellings located in the same neighborhood or rural area. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Dwelling unit: means a room or unified combination of rooms intended for use, in whole or in part, as a dwelling by one or more persons, and includes a dwelling unit in a single-family property, multifamily property, or other residential or mixed-use property. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • ECOA: means the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (15 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Electronic commerce: The conduct of business through the use of automation and electronic media, in lieu of paper transactions, direct personal contact, telephone, or other means. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Electronic data interchange: The exchange of standardized information communicated electronically between business partners, typically between computers. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic funds transfer: A system that provides the authority to debit or credit accounts in financial institutions by electronic means rather than source documents (e. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Eligible voter: Any of the following:

    (1) Absent uniformed services voter:

    (i) A member of a uniformed service on active duty who, by reason of such active duty, is absent from the place of residence where the member is otherwise qualified to vote. See 32 CFR 233.3

  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Emergency care: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Environment: All the land, air, and water. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • EPA: The United States Environmental Protection Agency. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
  • Equipment: Tangible nonexpendable personal property charged directly to the award having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Equipment: Tangible nonexpendable personal property including exempt property charged directly to the award having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Equipment: means tangible, nonexpendable, personal property having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Excess property: Property under the control of any DoD Component that, as determined by the head thereof, is no longer required for its needs or the discharge of its responsibilities. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Executive agent: The Head of a DoD Component to whom the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense has assigned specific responsibilities, functions, and authorities to provide defined levels of support for operational missions, or administrative or other designated activities that involve two or more of the DoD Components. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Executive Director: means the Executive Director of the Panel. See 5 CFR 2470.2
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exempt property: Tangible personal property acquired in whole or in part with Federal funds, where the DoD Component has statutory authority to vest title in the recipient without further obligation to the Federal Government. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Expenditures: See the definition for outlays in this section. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • expenditures: Charges made to the project or program. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, vehicles, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, or other real or personal property or interest in such property. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, sites, complexes, equipment, roads, walks, passageways, parking lots, or other real or personal property, including the site where the building, property, structure, or equipment is located. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family: means one or more individuals who occupy the same dwelling unit. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Fannie Mae: means the Federal National Mortgage Association and any affiliate thereof. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • farm operation: means any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of one or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale or home use, and customarily producing such products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's support. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • FAS: means the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Federal Agency: means any department, Agency, or instrumentality in the executive branch of the government, any wholly owned government corporation, the Architect of the Capitol, the Federal Reserve Banks and branches thereof, and any person who has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under Federal law. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Federal financial assistance: means a grant, loan, or contribution provided by the United States, except any Federal guarantee or insurance and any interest reduction payment to an individual in connection with the purchase and occupancy of a residence by that individual. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Federal financial assistance: means any grant, loan, contract (other than a procurement contract or a contract of insurance or guaranty), or any other arrangement by which the Department provides or otherwise makes available assistance in the form of:

    (a) Funds. See 49 CFR 27.5

  • Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circular: means the publication issued by each Federal Reserve Bank that sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Reserve Bank maintains book-entry Securities accounts (including Book-entry GSE Securities) and transfers book-entry Securities (including Book-entry GSE Securities). See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally owned property: Property in the possession of, or directly acquired by, the Government and subsequently made available to the recipient. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FFPr Program: means the Food for Progress Program. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • FHEFSSA: means the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, codified generally at 12 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final disposition: Actions taken to resolve the reported incident, document case outcome, and address the misconduct by the alleged perpetrator, as appropriate. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Fixed route system: means a system of transporting individuals (other than by aircraft), including the provision of designated public transportation service by public entities and the provision of transportation service by private entities, including, but not limited to, specified public transportation service, on which a vehicle is operated along a prescribed route according to a fixed schedule. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • FOIA: means the Freedom of Information Act (5 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign trade zone: A formally prescribed area containing various physical facilities located in or adjacent to ports of entry under the jurisdiction of the United States and established, operated, and maintained as a foreign trade zone pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Forensic analysis: means the practice of gathering, retaining, and analyzing computer-related data for investigative purposes in a manner that maintains the integrity of the data. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freddie Mac: means the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and any affiliate thereof. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Freddie Mac Act: means the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act (12 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • FT Act: means the Federal Transit Act of 1964, as amended (49 U. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • functionally equivalent: means that it performs the same function, and provides the same utility. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Funded newspapers: Newspapers published by the DoD Components or their subordinate commands using appropriated funds. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Funding period: The period of time when Federal funding is available for obligation by the recipient. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Funding period: means the period of time when Federal funding is available for obligation by the cooperator (start date through end date). See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Funding period: The period of time when Federal funding is available for obligation by the recipient. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gene pool: Germplasm within which sexual recombination is possible as a result of hybridization, including via methods such as embryo culture or bridging crosses. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Genetic engineering: Techniques that use recombinant, synthesized, or amplified nucleic acids to modify or create a genome. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Government: means a State or local government or a federally recognized Indian tribal government. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: means an award of financial assistance, including cooperative agreements, in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, by the Federal Government to an eligible grantee. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Grantee: means the government to which a grant is awarded and which is accountable for the use of the funds provided. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • GSE: means Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • GSE Security: means any security or obligation of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac issued under its respective Charter Act in the form of a Definitive GSE Security or a Book-entry GSE Security. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Guarantee agreement: means DOT OSDBU's written agreement with a Participating Lender that provides the terms and conditions under which DOT OSDBU will guarantee a STLP loan. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guides: Publications that provide DoD personnel with information about the mission of their command. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been classified, or misclassified, as having a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Has a record of such impairment: Has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Healthcare personnel: Persons assisting or otherwise supporting healthcare providers in providing healthcare services (e. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Healthcare provider: Those individuals who are employed or assigned as healthcare professionals, or are credentialed to provide healthcare services at a medical treatment facility (MTF), or who provide such care at a deployed location or otherwise in an official capacity. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • hearing: means a factfinding hearing, arbitration hearing, or any other hearing procedure deemed necessary to accomplish the purposes of 5 U. See 5 CFR 2470.2
  • HHS: Department of Health and Human Services. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Home Purchase Mortgage: means a residential mortgage for the purchase of an owner-occupied single-family property. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • household income: means total gross income received for a 12 month period from all sources (earned and unearned) including, but not limited to wages, salary, child support, alimony, unemployment benefits, workers compensation, social security, or the net income from a business. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • HUD: Department of Housing and Urban Development. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • HUD: means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Hybrid: When applied to kinds or varieties of seed means the first generation seed of a cross produced by controlling the pollination and by combining two or more inbred lines. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual with a disability: means a person who has a disability, but does not include an individual who is currently engaging in the illegal use of drugs, when a public or private entity acts on the basis of such use. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Information: means any knowledge that can be communicated, or documentary material, regardless of its physical form or characteristics, that is owned by, produced by or for, or is under the control of the United States Government. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Information: means any communication or representation of knowledge such as facts, data, or opinions in any medium or form, including textual, numerical, graphic, cartographic, narrative, or audiovisual. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Information system: means a discrete set of information resources organized for the collection, processing, maintenance, use, sharing, dissemination, or disposition of information. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • initiation of negotiations: means the following:

    (i) Whenever the displacement results from the acquisition of the real property by a Federal Agency or State Agency, the initiation of negotiations means the delivery of the initial written offer of just compensation by the Agency to the owner or the owner's representative to purchase the real property for the project. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inserts: A flier, circular, or freestanding advertisement placed within the folds of the newspaper. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Inspector: Any individual authorized by the Administrator or by the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, to enforce the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Inspector: Any individual authorized by the Administrator of APHIS or the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, to enforce the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Installation: A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, homeport facility for any ship, or other activity under the jurisdiction of the DoD, including any leased facility. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Installation: A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, homeport facility for any ship or other activity under the jurisdiction of DoD, including any leased facility, that is approved for closure or realignment under the Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1988 (Pub. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Installation: A DoD facility or ship that serves as the base for one or more commands. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Installation commander: Commander of a base, camp, post, station, yard, center, homeport facility for any ship, or other activity under the jurisdiction of the DoD, including any leased facility. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Installation maps: Publications designed for orientation of new arrivals or for visitors. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Institution of higher education: An educational institution that meets the criteria in section 1201(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • institution of higher education: refers to an educational institution in any state that:

    (1) Admits as regular students only individuals who possess a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate;

    (2) Is legally authorized to provide a program of education beyond secondary education;

    (3) Provides an educational program that awards bachelor's degrees, or provides no less than a 2-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a degree;

    (4) Is a public or other nonprofit institution; and

    (5) Is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, or if not so accredited, is an institution that has been granted preaccreditation status by such an agency or association that has been recognized by the Secretary of Education for the granting of preaccreditation status, and the Secretary has determined that there is satisfactory assurance that the institution will meet the accreditation standards of such an agency or association within a reasonable time. See 32 CFR 240.3

  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intercity rail transportation: means transportation provided by Amtrak. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate: From one State into or through any other State. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Interstate: From one State into or through any other State or within the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Intimate partner: Defined in 32 CFR part 61. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Kind: One or more related species or subspecies that singly or collectively is known by one common name, e. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Law enforcement: Includes all DoD law enforcement units, security forces, and Military Criminal Investigative Organizations (MCIO). See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lead Agency: means the Department of Transportation acting through the Federal Highway Administration. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Lender: means any entity that makes, originates, sells, or services mortgages, and includes the secured creditors named in the debt obligation and document creating the mortgage. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Light rail: means a streetcar-type vehicle operated on city streets, semi-exclusive rights of way, or exclusive rights of way. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Loan guarantee: means the agreement of DOT OSDBU to issue a guarantee of payment of a specified portion of an approved STLP loan to the Participating Lender, under DOT OSDBU stated terms and conditions, in the event that the borrower defaults on the loan. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Local government: means a county, municipality, city, town, township, local public authority (including any public and Indian housing agency under the United States Housing Act of 1937) school district, special district, intrastate district, council of governments (whether or not incorporated as a nonprofit corporation under State law), any other regional or interstate government entity, or any agency or instrumentality of a local government. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Lot of seed: A definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, for the factors that appear in the labeling. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Magazines: Authorized, unofficial publications, serving as part of the commander's internal information program. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Major life activities: Functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Major life activities: means functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • major life activities: means functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and work. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Malicious software: means software or firmware intended to perform an unauthorized process that will have adverse impact on the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of an information system. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Mandatory declassification review: means the review for declassification of classified information in response to a request for declassification that meets the requirements of section 3. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • MCIOs: The U. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Media: means physical devices or writing surfaces, including but not limited to, magnetic tapes, optical disks, magnetic disks, large-scale integration memory chips, and printouts onto which covered defense information is recorded, stored, or printed within a covered contractor information system. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Medical care: Includes physical and psychological medical services. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Metropolitan area: means a metropolitan statistical area ("MSA"), or a portion of such an area for which median family income estimates are published annually by HUD. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Military Departments: as used in this part , refers to the Departments of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force. See 32 CFR 67.2
  • Military OneSource: A DoD-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and Reserve members, and their families. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Military Services: The term, as used in the SAPR Program, includes Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Reserve Components, and their respective Military Academies. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Minorities: All persons classified as black (not of Hispanic origin), Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Minority: means any individual who is included within any one or more of the following racial and ethnic categories:

    (1) American Indian or Alaskan Native--a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment. See 24 CFR 81.2

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mixture: Seeds consisting of more than one kind or variety, each present in excess of 5 percent of the whole. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • mobile home: includes manufactured homes and recreational vehicles used as residences. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Mortgage: includes a mortgage, lien, including a subordinate lien, or other security interest on the stock or membership certificate issued to a tenant-stockholder or resident-member by a cooperative housing corporation, as defined in section 216 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and on the proprietary lease, occupancy agreement, or right of tenancy in the dwelling unit of the tenant-stockholder or resident-member in such cooperative housing corporation. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • mortgage: means such classes of liens as are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real property, under the laws of the State in which the real property is located, together with the credit instruments, if any, secured thereby. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Mortgage data: means data obtained by the Secretary from the GSEs under subsection 309(m) of the Fannie Mae Charter Act and subsection 307(e) of the Freddie Mac Act. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Mortgage purchase: means a transaction in which a GSE bought or otherwise acquired with cash or other thing of value, a mortgage for its portfolio or for securitization. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Move: To carry, enter, import, mail, ship, or transport. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Multifamily housing: means a residence consisting of more than 4 dwelling units. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • National origin: A prohibited basis for discrimination. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • NEPA: National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • New vehicle: means a vehicle which is offered for sale or lease after manufacture without any prior use. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Non-Federal entities: A self-sustaining organization, incorporated or unincorporated, that is not an agency or instrumentality of the Federal government. See 32 CFR 212.3
  • Nongovernmental organization: means an organization that works at the local level to solve development problems in a foreign country in which the organization is located, except that the term does not include an organization that is primarily an agency or instrumentality of the government of the foreign country. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • nonprofit organization: means an organization that is incorporated under the applicable laws of a State as a nonprofit organization, and exempt from paying Federal income taxes under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Noxious weed: Any plant or plant product that can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage to crops (including nursery stock or plant products), livestock, poultry, or other interests of agriculture, irrigation, navigation, the natural resources of the United States, the public health, or the environment. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Noxious weed: Any plant or plant product that can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage to crops (including nursery stock or plant products), livestock, poultry, or other interests of agriculture, irrigation, navigation, the natural resources of the United States, the public health, or the environment. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligations: means the amounts of orders placed, contracts and subgrants awarded, goods and services received, and similar transactions during a given period that will require payment by the grantee during the same or a future period. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Obligations: The amounts of orders placed, contracts and grants awarded, services received and similar transactions during a given period that require payment by the recipient during the same or a future period. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Obligations: The amounts of orders placed, contracts and grants awarded, services received and similar transactions during a given period that require payment by the recipient during the same or a future period. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • OEA: Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Official investigative process: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Official seed laboratory: An official laboratory member of the Association of Official Seed Analysts. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • OFHEO: means the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • OMB: means the United States Office of Management and Budget. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Open-end credit: means consumer credit that (but for the conditions applicable to consumer credit under this part) is "open-end credit" under Regulation Z. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operationally critical support: means supplies or services designated by the Government as critical for airlift, sealift, intermodal transportation services, or logistical support that is essential to the mobilization, deployment, or sustainment of the Armed Forces in a contingency operation. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Operator: A person who operates, drives, controls, otherwise has charge of, or is in actual physical control of a mechanical mode of transportation or any other mechanical equipment. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Organism: Any active, infective, or dormant stage of life form of an entity characterized as living, including vertebrate and invertebrate animals, plants, bacteria, fungi, mycoplasmas, mycoplasma-like organisms, as well as entities such as viroids, viruses, or any entity characterized as living, related to the foregoing. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Origin-to-destination service: means providing service from a passenger's origin to the passenger's destination. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Original classification: means an initial determination that information requires, in the interest of national security, protection against unauthorized disclosure. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Original classification authority: means an individual authorized in writing, either by the President, the Vice President, or by agency heads or other officials designated by the President, to classify information in the first instance. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • Other product or article: Any product or article of any character whatsoever (other than plants, plant products, soil, plant pests, and means of conveyance), which an inspector considers may be infested or infected by or contain a plant pest. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Other terms: As used in this part, the term--

    AHAR means the Annual Housing Activities Report that a GSE submits to the Secretary under sections 309(n) of the Fannie Mae Charter Act or 307(f) of the Freddie Mac Act. See 24 CFR 81.2

  • Other underserved area: means any underserved area that is in a metropolitan area, but not in a central city. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Overseas Combatant Command newspapers: Newspapers published for overseas audiences approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (ASD(PA)) to provide world, U. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Owner: The owner, or his agent (including the operator of a carrier), having responsible custody of a plant, plant product, plant pest, soil, or other product or article subject to this part. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Owner-occupied unit: means a dwelling unit in single-family housing in which a mortgagor of the unit resides. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Panel: means the Federal Service Impasses Panel described in 5 U. See 5 CFR 2470.2
  • Paratransit: means comparable transportation service required by the ADA for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use fixed route transportation systems. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Participant: means a Person or GSE that maintains a Participant's Securities Account with a Federal Reserve Bank. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Participation: means a fractional interest in the principal amount of a mortgage. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Partner University: A CAE that has joined in academic partnership with the NDU IRMC to award master's and doctoral degrees through the DoD IASP. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • party: means the agency or the labor organization participating in the negotiation of conditions of employment. See 5 CFR 2470.2
  • Peer Review: is a process utilized by REE Agencies to determine if agency sponsored research projects have scientific merit and program relevance. See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Pelleted seed: Any seed unit covered with a substance that changes the size, shape, or weight of the original seed in order to improve the plantability or singulation of the seed. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Pentagon Reservation: Area of land and improvements thereon, located in Arlington, Virginia, on which the Pentagon Office Building, Federal Building Number 2, the Pentagon heating and sewage treatment plants, and other related facilities are located. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • People with disabilities: People who have physical or mental impairments that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Percentage of completion method: refers to a system under which payments are made for construction work according to the percentage of completion of the work, rather than to the grantee's cost incurred. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Permit: A written authorization, including by electronic methods, by the Administrator to move plants, plant products, biological control organisms, plant pests, noxious weeds, or articles under conditions prescribed by the Administrator. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Permit: A written authorization to engage in uses or activities that are otherwise prohibited, restricted, or regulated. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Permit: A written authorization, including by electronic methods, by the Administrator to move organisms regulated under this part and associated articles under conditions prescribed by the Administrator. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, association, joint venture, or other legal entity. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society, association, receiver, trustee, or other legal entity or organized group. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • person: means any individual, family, partnership, corporation, or association. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Person: means a natural person or organization, including any corporation, partnership, proprietorship, association, cooperative, estate, trust, or government unit. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society, association, or other organized group. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, association, joint venture, society, or other legal entity. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Person with a disability: means (1) any person who (a) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (b) has a record of such an impairment, or (c) is regarded as having such an impairment. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Personal property: Property of any kind except real property. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: Property of any kind except real property. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Physical or mental impairment: Any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the following body systems: neurological. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Physical or mental impairment: means (i) any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the following body systems: neurological. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plant: Any plant (including any plant part) for or capable of propagation, including a tree, a tissue culture, a plantlet culture, pollen, a shrub, a vine, a cutting, a graft, a scion, a bud, a bulb, a root, or a seed. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Plant pest: Any living stage of a protozoan, nonhuman animal, parasitic plant, bacterium, fungus, virus or viroid, infectious agent or other pathogen, or any article similar to or allied with any of the foregoing, that can directly or indirectly injure, cause damage to, or cause disease in any plant or plant product. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Plant pest: Any living stage of any of the following that can directly or indirectly injure, cause damage to, or cause disease in any plant or plant product: A protozoan, nonhuman animal, parasitic plant, bacterium, fungus, virus or viroid, infectious agent or other pathogen, or any article similar to or allied with any of the plant pests listed in this definition. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Plant pest risk: The potential for direct or indirect injury to, damage to, or disease in any plant or plant product resulting from introducing or disseminating a plant pest, or the potential for exacerbating the impact of a plant pest. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Plant product: (1) Any flower, fruit, vegetable, root, bulb, seed, or other plant part that is not included in the definition of plant. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Plant Protection Act: Title IV of Public Law 106-224, 114 Stat. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs: The Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the Department. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs: The Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, of the U. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Plants and plant products: Nursery stock, other plants, plant parts, roots, bulbs, seeds, fruits, nuts, vegetables, and other plant products, and any product constituted, in whole or in part, of plant material which has not been so manufactured or processed as to eliminate pest risk. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Policy: (1) The following pertains to financial institutions on DoD installations:

    (i) Except where they already may exist as of May 1, 2000, no more than one banking institution and one credit union shall be permitted to operate on a DoD installation. See 32 CFR 231.10

  • Port: Any place designated by the President, Secretary of the Treasury, or Congress at which a Customs officer is assigned with authority to accept entries of merchandise, to collect duties, and to enforce the various provisions of the Customs and Navigation laws in force at that place. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Port of arrival: Any port in the United States at which a prohibited or restricted product or article arrives. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Port of entry: A port at which a specified shipment or means of conveyance is accepted for entry or admitted without entry into the United States. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Port of first arrival: The land area (such as a seaport, airport, or land border station) where a person, or a land, water, or air vehicle, first arrives after entering the territorial limits of the United States, and where inspection of articles is carried out by APHIS inspectors. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Possession: Exercising direct physical control or dominion, with or without ownership, over property. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Primary recipient: means any recipient that is authorized or required to extend Federal financial assistance from the Department to another recipient. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Prior approval: means documentation evidencing consent prior to incurring specific cost. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Prior approval: Written or electronic approval by an authorized official evidencing prior consent. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Prior approval: Written approval by an authorized official evidencing prior consent. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Private entity: means any entity other than a public entity. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Private nonprofit organization: An organization, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any member, founder, contributor, or individual. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Private voluntary organization: means a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization (in the case of a United States organization, an organization that is exempt from Federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) that receives funds from private sources, voluntary contributions of money, staff time, or in-kind support from the public, and that is engaged in or is planning to engage in voluntary, charitable, or development assistance activities (other than religious activities). See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Program income: Gross income earned by the recipient that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the award. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Program income: Gross income earned by the recipient that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the award (see exclusions in §32. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Program income: means interest earned on proceeds from the sale of donated commodities, as well as funds received by a recipient or subrecipient as a direct result of carrying out an approved activity under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Program or activity: means all of the operations of any entity described in paragraphs (1) through (4) of this definition, any part of which is extended Federal financial assistance:

    (1)(i) A department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of a State or of a local government. See 49 CFR 27.5

  • program or project: means any activity or series of activities undertaken by a Federal Agency or with Federal financial assistance received or anticipated in any phase of an undertaking in accordance with the Federal funding Agency guidelines. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Project: means the totality of the activities to be carried out by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, to fulfill the objectives of an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Project costs: All allowable costs, as set forth in the applicable Federal cost principles, incurred by a recipient and the value of the contributions made by third parties in accomplishing the objectives of the award during the project period. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Project costs: All allowable costs, as set forth in the applicable Federal cost principles, incurred by a recipient and the value of the contributions made by third parties in accomplishing the objectives of the award during the project period. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Project period: The period established in the award document during which Federal sponsorship begins and ends. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Project period: The period established in the award document during which Federal sponsorship begins and ends. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Property: Real property and personal property (equipment, supplies, and intellectual property), unless stated otherwise. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Property: Real property and personal property (equipment, supplies, intangible property and debt instruments), unless stated otherwise. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Proprietary information: means all mortgage data and all AHAR information that the GSEs submit to the Secretary in the AHARs that contain trade secrets or privileged or confidential, commercial, or financial information that, if released, would be likely to cause substantial competitive harm. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public benefit transfer: The transfer of surplus military property for a specified public purpose at up to a 100-percent discount in accordance with 40 U. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Public data: means all mortgage data and all AHAR information that the GSEs submit to the Secretary in the AHARs, that the Secretary determines are not proprietary and may appropriately be disclosed consistent with other applicable laws and regulations. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Public school transportation: means transportation by schoolbus vehicles of schoolchildren, personnel, and equipment to and from a public elementary or secondary school and school-related activities. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • publications: refers to DoD newspapers, magazines, guides and/or installation maps serving the commander's internal information program published in both paper and electronic format, including digital printing. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Purchase order: An offer by the Government to buy supplies or services from a commercial source, upon specified terms and conditions, the total cost of which cannot exceed the small purchase limit of $100,000. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Qualifying conviction: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Race: A prohibited basis for discrimination. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Rapid rail: means a subway-type transit vehicle railway operated on exclusive private rights of way with high level platform stations. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Re-victimization: A pattern wherein the victim of abuse or crime has a statistically higher tendency to be victimized again, either shortly thereafter or much later in adulthood in the case of abuse as a child. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Real property: means land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, excluding movable machinery and equipment. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Real property: Land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excludes movable machinery and equipment. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Real property: Land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excluding movable machinery and equipment. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recipient: A for-profit organization receiving an award directly from a DoD Component to carry out a project or program. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Recipient: means any State, territory, possession, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, or any political subdivision thereof, or instrumentality thereof, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any individual in any State, territory, possession, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, to whom Federal financial assistance from the Department is extended directly or through another recipient, including any successor, assignee, or transferee thereof, but such term does not include any ultimate beneficiary. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Recipient: An organization receiving financial assistance directly from DoD Components to carry out a project or program. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Recipient: means an entity that enters into an agreement with CCC and receives donated commodities and CCC-provided funds to carry out activities under the agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Recipient organism: The organism whose nucleic acid sequence will be modified through the use of genetic engineering. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recruitment Program: The portion of the DoD IASP available to qualified non-DoD students currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a designated CAE. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Recruitment Students: Non-DoD students currently enrolled at a designated CAE who are active participants in the DoD IASP recruitment program. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Redevelopment plan: A plan that is agreed by the LRA with respect to the installation and provides for the reuse or redevelopment of the real property and personal property of the installation that is available for such reuse and redevelopment as a result of the closure of the installation. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • REE Agency: means the USDA, REE Mission Area agency (ARS, ERS, NASS, or NIFA) that enters into a non-assistance cooperative agreement. See 7 CFR 550.101
  • Refinancing: means a transaction in which an existing mortgage is satisfied or replaced by a new mortgage undertaken by the same borrower. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Registered seed technologist: A registered member of the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Regulation Z: means any rules, or interpretations thereof, issued by the Bureau to implement the Truth in Lending Act, as amended from time to time, including any interpretation or approval issued by an official or employee duly authorized by the Bureau to issue such interpretations or approvals. See 32 CFR 232.3
  • Religion: Traditional systems of religious belief and moral or ethical beliefs as to what is right and wrong that are sincerely held with the strength of traditional religious views. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remanufactured vehicle: means a vehicle which has been structurally restored and has had new or rebuilt major components installed to extend its service life. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Rental housing: means dwelling units in multifamily housing and dwelling units that are not owner occupied in single-family housing. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Rental unit: means a dwelling unit that is not owner-occupied and is rented or available to rent. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Research: Basic, applied, and advanced research activities. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Research: Basic, applied, and advanced research, as defined in this section. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Research and development: All research activities, both basic and applied, and all development activities that are supported at universities, colleges, and other non-profit institutions. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Residence: means a property where one or more families reside. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Residential mortgage: means a mortgage on single-family or multifamily housing. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Residue cargo: Shipments authorized by Customs to be transported under the Customs bond of the carrier on which the shipments arrive, without entry being filed, for direct export from the first port of arrival, or to another port for entry or for direct export at that port without entry being required. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Responders: Includes first responders, who are generally composed of personnel in the following disciplines or positions: SARCs, SAPR VAs, healthcare personnel, law enforcement, and MCIOs. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Responsibilities: (1) The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (USD(C)) shall develop policies governing establishment, operation, and termination of financial institutions on DoD installations and take final action on requests for exceptions to this subpart. See 32 CFR 231.10
  • Responsible person: The person who has control over and will maintain control over the movement of the noxious weed and assure that all conditions contained in the permit and requirements in this part are complied with. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • Responsible person: The individual responsible for maintaining control over a GE organism under permit during its movement and for ensuring compliance with all conditions contained in any applicable permit as well as with other requirements in this part and in the Plant Protection Act (7 U. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted reporting: Reporting option that allows a service member to confidentially disclose the assault to specified individuals (i. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Retention Program: The portion of the DoD IASP available to full-time, active duty Service personnel and permanent civilian employees of the DoD Components. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Retention Students: Full-time active duty Service personnel and permanent civilian employees of the DoD Components who are active participants in the DoD IASP retention program. See 32 CFR 240.3
  • Rural area: means any underserved area located outside of any metropolitan area. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Safe Helpline: A crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • SAFE Kit: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Safeguard: A procedure for handling, maintaining, or disposing of prohibited or restricted products and articles subject to this part so as to eliminate the risk of plant pest dissemination which the prohibited or restricted products and articles may present. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Safety assessment: A set of guidelines and considerations post-sexual assault that the responsible personnel designated by the Installation Commander can follow to determine if a sexual assault survivor is likely to be in imminent danger of physical or psychological harm as a result of being victimized by or reporting sexual assault(s). See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Sale proceeds: means funds received by a recipient from the sale of donated commodities. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • salvage value: means the probable sale price of an item offered for sale to knowledgeable buyers with the requirement that it be removed from the property at a buyer's expense (i. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • SAPR Program: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • SAPR services: Services provided by a SARC and SAPR VA. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • SAPR VA: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • SAPRO: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • SARC: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Screenings: Chaff, sterile florets, immature seed, weed seed, inert matter, and any other materials removed in any way from any seeds in any kind of cleaning or processing and which contains less than 25 percent of live agricultural or vegetable seeds. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Seasoned mortgage: means a mortgage on which the date of the mortgage note is more than 1 year before the GSE purchased the mortgage. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Second mortgage: means any mortgage that has a lien position subordinate only to the lien of the first mortgage. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Secondary residence: means a dwelling where the mortgagor maintains (or will maintain) a part-time place of abode and typically spends (or will spend) less than the majority of the calendar year. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Secondary victimization: The re-traumatization of the sexual assault, abuse, or rape victim. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and, where appropriate, any person designated by the Secretary to perform a particular function for the Secretary, including any HUD officer, employee, or agent. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See 49 CFR 27.5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation or his/her designee. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Secure shipment: Shipment in a container or a means of conveyance of sufficient strength and integrity to withstand leakage of contents, shocks, pressure changes, and other conditions incident to ordinary handling in transportation. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Securities Documentation: means the applicable statement of terms, trust indenture, securities agreement or other documents establishing the terms of a Book-entry GSE Security. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Security: means any mortgage participation certificate, note, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, collateral-trust certificate, transferable share, certificate of deposit for a security, or, in general, any interest or instrument commonly known as a "security. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Service member: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Sexual assault: Intentional sexual contact characterized by the use of force, threats, intimidation, or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Sexual Harassment: A form of sex discrimination that involves unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

    (a) Submission to or rejection of such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of a person's job, pay, or career. See 32 CFR 191.3

  • Ship: Any means of transportation by water. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Single-family housing: means a residence consisting of one to four dwelling units. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • small business: is a business having not more than 500 employees working at the site being acquired or displaced by a program or project, which site is the location of economic activity. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Soil: The unconsolidated material from the earth's surface that consists of rock and mineral particles and that supports or is capable of supporting biotic communities. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Solicitation: means the closing date for the submission of bids or offers in a procurement. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Specified public transportation: means transportation by bus, rail, or any other conveyance (other than aircraft) provided by a private entity to the general public, with general or special service (including charter service) on a regular and continuing basis. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Standard-setting agencies: Non-DoD Federal Agencies authorized to establish Federal Government-wide EEO policy or program requirements. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • State: means any of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, or any agency or instrumentality of a State exclusive of local governments. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • State: Any of the several States of the United States, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • State: Any State, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and any other territory or possession of the United States. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • State: A State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. See 32 CFR 233.3
  • State: Any of the several States of the United States or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, or a political subdivision of any of these jurisdictions. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • State: Any of the several States of the United States, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, or any other territories or possessions of the United States. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • State Agency: means any department, Agency or instrumentality of a State or of a political subdivision of a State, any department, Agency, or instrumentality of two or more States or of two or more political subdivisions of a State or States, and any person who has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under State law. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • State election: Any non-Federal election held solely, or in part, for selecting, nominating, or electing any candidate for any State office, such as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Attorney General, or State Legislator, or on issues of Statewide interest. See 32 CFR 233.3
  • State law: The applicable and nonconflicting laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, and codes of the state(s) and other political subdivision(s) within whose exterior boundaries the Pentagon Reservation or a portion thereof is located. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • State or Tribal regulatory official: State or Tribal official with responsibilities for plant health, or any other duly designated State or Tribal official, in the State or on the Tribal lands where the movement is to take place. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Statement of Work: That portion of a contract which describes the actual work to be done by means of specifications or minimum requirements, quantities, performance dates, time and place of performance, and quality requirements. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Statutory terms: All terms defined in FHEFSSA (12 U. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Stores and furnishings: Plants and plant products for use on board a carrier. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Subaward: Financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, provided under an award by a recipient to an eligible subrecipient or by a subrecipient to a lower tier subrecipient. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Subaward: An award of financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, made under a DoD grant or cooperative agreement by a recipient to an eligible subrecipient. See 32 CFR 22.105
  • Subaward: An award of financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, made under an award by a recipient to an eligible subrecipient or by a subrecipient to a lower tier subrecipient. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Subgrant: means an award of financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, made under a grant by a grantee to an eligible subgrantee. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Subgrantee: means the government or other legal entity to which a subgrant is awarded and which is accountable to the grantee for the use of the funds provided. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Subordinate levels: Lower levels of command. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Subpart H terms: Unless the context requires otherwise, terms used in subpart H of this part that are not defined in this part, have the meanings as set forth in 31 CFR 357. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subrecipient: The legal entity to which a subaward is made and which is accountable to the recipient for the use of the funds provided. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Subrecipient: The legal entity to which a subaward is made and which is accountable to the recipient for the use of the funds provided. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Subrecipient: means an entity that enters into a subagreement with a recipient for the purpose of implementing in the target country activities described in an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Substantially equivalent: Property that is functionally suitable to substitute for property referred to in an approved Title V application. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplements: Features, advertising sections, or morale, welfare and recreation sections printed with or inserted into newspapers for distribution. See 32 CFR 247.3
  • Supplies: means all tangible personal property other than "equipment" as defined in this part. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Supplies: Tangible expendable personal property that is charged directly to the award and that has a useful life of less than one year or an acquisition cost of less than $5000 per unit. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Supplies: All personal property excluding equipment, intangible property, and debt instruments as defined in this section, and inventions of a contractor conceived or first actually reduced to practice in the performance of work under a funding agreement ("subject inventions"), as defined in 37 CFR part 401, "Rights to Inventions Made by Nonprofit Organizations and Small Business Firms Under Government Grants, Contracts, and Cooperative Agreements. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Surplus property: Any excess property not required for the needs and the discharge of the responsibilities of all Federal Agencies. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Suspension: means depending on the context, either:

    (1) Temporary withdrawal of the authority to obligate grant funds pending corrective action by the grantee or subgrantee or a decision to terminate the grant, or

    (2) An action taken by a suspending official in accordance with agency regulations implementing E. See 32 CFR 33.3

  • Suspension: An action by a DoD Component that temporarily withdraws Federal sponsorship under an award, pending corrective action by the recipient or pending a decision to terminate the award by the DoD Component. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Suspension: An action by a DoD Component that temporarily withdraws Federal sponsorship under an award, pending corrective action by the recipient or pending a decision to terminate the award by the DoD Component. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • TAPP project description: A discussion of the assistance requested that includes the elements listed in Section 203. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Target country: means the foreign country in which activities are implemented under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Technical assistance: means service provided by the Participating Lender to the DBE or SDB that will enable the DBE or SDB to become more capable of managing its transportation-related contracts. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Technical assistance: Those activities specified in §203. See 32 CFR 203.3
  • Technical Information: means technical data or computer software, as those terms are defined in DFARS 252. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • tenant: means a person who has the temporary use and occupancy of real property owned by another. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Termination: means permanent withdrawal of the authority to obligate previously-awarded grant funds before that authority would otherwise expire. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Termination: The cancellation of an award, in whole or in part, under an agreement at any time prior to either:

    (1) The date on which all work under an award is completed. See 32 CFR 34.2

  • Termination: The cancellation of an award, in whole or in part, at any time prior to the date of completion. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Third party in-kind contributions: The value of non-cash contributions provided by non-Federal third parties. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Third party in-kind contributions: The value of non-cash contributions provided by non-Federal third parties. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Threat: means any circumstance or event with the potential to adversely impact organization operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organization assets, individuals, other organizations, or the Nation through an information system via unauthorized access, destruction, disclosure, modification of information and/or denial of service. See 32 CFR 236.2
  • Title V: Title V of the Steward B. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Traffic: Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using any road, path, street, or other thoroughfare for the purposes of travel. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Trait: An observable (able to be seen or otherwise identified) characteristic of an organism. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer message: means an instruction of a Participant to a Federal Reserve Bank to effect a transfer of a Book-entry Security (including a Book-entry GSE Security) maintained in the Book-entry System, as set forth in Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circulars. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Transportation-related contract: means a contract, subcontract, or purchase order, at any tier, for the maintenance, rehabilitation, restructuring, improvement, or revitalization of any of the nation's modes of transportation that receive DOT funding. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unauthorized release: The intentional or accidental movement of an organism under a permit issued pursuant to this part in a manner not authorized by the permit. See 7 CFR 340.3
  • uneconomic remnant: means a parcel of real property in which the owner is left with an interest after the partial acquisition of the owner's property, and which the Agency has determined has little or no value or utility to the owner. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Uniform Act: means the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Pub. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Uniformed guard: means a designated DMA government guard appointed to enforce vehicle and traffic regulations by the Director, DMAHTC. See 32 CFR 263.1
  • Uniformed services: The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, and the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. See 32 CFR 233.3
  • United States: The States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States, and the territorial waters of the United States adjacent to those land areas. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • United States: All of the States. See 7 CFR 360.100
  • United States: All of the States. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • United States: As used in this part, the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U. See 32 CFR 212.3
  • university: means an educational institution in any State which admits as regular students only persons having a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Unloaded or landed for transportation and exportation: Brought in by carrier and transferred to another carrier for transportation to another port for exportation, whether or not some form of Customs entry is made. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Unloaded or landed for transshipment and exportation: Brought in by carrier and transferred to another carrier for exportation from the same port, whether or not some form of Customs entry is made. See 7 CFR 352.1
  • Unobligated balance: means the portion of the funds authorized by the Federal agency that has not been obligated by the grantee and is determined by deducting the cumulative obligations from the cumulative funds authorized. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • Unrestricted reporting: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Urban county: A county within a metropolitan area as defined at 24 CFR 570. See 32 CFR 176.5
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Used vehicle: means a vehicle with prior use. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Utilities: means charges for electricity, piped or bottled gas, water, sewage disposal, fuel (oil, coal, kerosene, wood, solar energy, or other), and garbage and trash collection. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Utility allowance: means either:

    (1) The amount to be added to contract rent when utilities are not included in contract rent (also referred to as the "AHS-derived utility allowance"), as issued annually by the Secretary. See 24 CFR 81.2

  • utility costs: means expenses for electricity, gas, other heating and cooking fuels, water and sewer. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • utility facility: means any electric, gas, water, steam power, or materials transmission or distribution system. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • utility relocation: means the adjustment of a utility facility required by the program or project undertaken by the displacing Agency. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Vanpool: means a voluntary commuter ridesharing arrangement, using vans with a seating capacity greater than 7 persons (including the driver) or buses, which provides transportation to a group of individuals traveling directly from their homes to their regular places of work within the same geographical area, and in which the commuter/driver does not receive compensation beyond reimbursement for his or her costs of providing the service. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • Variety: A subdivision of a kind which is characterized by growth, plant, fruit, seed, or other characteristics by which it can be differentiated from other sorts of the same kind. See 7 CFR 361.1
  • Vegetable seed: The seed of the following kinds and varieties 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 seed:

    Artichoke--Cynara cardunculus L. See 7 CFR 361.1

  • Vehicle: Any vehicle that is self-propelled or designed for self-propulsion, any motorized vehicle, and any vehicle drawn by or designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle, including any device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or can be transported or drawn upon a highway, hallway, or pathway. See 32 CFR 234.1
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim: Defined in 32 CFR part 103. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Voluntary committed cost sharing or matching contributions: means cost sharing or matching contributions specifically pledged on a voluntary basis by an applicant or recipient, which become binding as part of an agreement. See 7 CFR 1499.2
  • Voter registration agency: An office designated pursuant to 52 U. See 32 CFR 233.3
  • waiver valuation: means the valuation process used and the product produced when the Agency determines that an appraisal is not required, pursuant to §24. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Wheelchair: means a mobility aid belonging to any class of three- or more-wheeled devices, usable indoors, designed or modified for and used by individuals with mobility impairments, whether operated manually or powered. See 49 CFR 37.3
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. See 32 CFR 191.3
  • Wholesale exchange: means a transaction in which a GSE buys or otherwise acquires mortgages held in portfolio or securitized by the other GSE, or where both GSEs swap such mortgages. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Work plan: Each WIPT is governed by a work plan that provides the WIPT's specific subject, chairs or co-chairs, participants, problem statement, key issues to address, issues outside the scope of the WIPT, timeline, deliverables, and expenses. See 32 CFR 105.3
  • Work-out: means a plan that offers options to avoid loan default or collateral foreclosure and/or liquidation that is intended to resolve delinquent loans or loans in imminent default, which may include, but not limited to: deferring or forgiving principal or interest, reducing the borrower's interest rate, extending the loan maturity and the government guarantee to the Participating Lender, or postponing collection action. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • Working capital advance: A procedure whereby funds are advanced to the recipient to cover its estimated disbursement needs for a given initial period. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Working day: means a day when HUD is officially open for business. See 24 CFR 81.2
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.