Part 21 Dod Grants and Agreements-General Matters
Part 22 Dod Grants and Agreements-Award and Administration
Part 26 Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance)
Part 28 New Restrictions On Lobbying
Part 32 Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations
Part 33 Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments
Part 34 Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With For-Profit Organizations
Part 37 Technology Investment Agreements

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

  • 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
  • Acronyms: The following acronyms are commonly used in the implementation of programs subject to this regulation:

    (1) BCIS. See 49 CFR 24.2

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Agency: means the Federal Agency, State, State Agency, or person that acquires real property or displaces a person. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Award: A grant or a cooperative agreement other than a technology investment agreement (TIA). See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Award: Financial assistance that provides support or stimulation to accomplish a public purpose. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • comparable replacement dwelling: means a dwelling which is:

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

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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 legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Declassification: means the authorized change in the status of information from classified information to unclassified information. See 49 CFR 8.5
  • 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

  • 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
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Director: means Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, U. See 49 CFR 22.3
  • 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
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • functionally equivalent: means that it performs the same function, and provides the same utility. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • Funding period: The period of time when Federal funding is available for obligation by the recipient. See 32 CFR 34.2
  • Funding period: The period of time when Federal funding is available for obligation by the recipient. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • mobile home: includes manufactured homes and recreational vehicles used as residences. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • 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
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • OMB: means the United States Office of Management and Budget. See 32 CFR 33.3
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • person: means any individual, family, partnership, corporation, or association. See 49 CFR 24.2
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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 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 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • 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: An organization receiving financial assistance directly from DoD Components to carry out a project or program. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • 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
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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