Part 600 Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended
Part 601 Institution and Lender Requirements Relating to Education Loans
Part 602 The Secretary’s Recognition of Accrediting Agencies
Part 603 Secretary’s Recognition Procedures for State Agencies
Part 604 Federal-State Relationship Agreements
Part 606 Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program
Part 607 Strengthening Institutions Program
Part 608 Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program
Part 609 Strengthening Historically Black Graduate Institutions Program
Part 628 Endowment Challenge Grant Program
Part 637 Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
Part 642 Training Program for Federal Trio Programs
Part 643 Talent Search
Part 644 Educational Opportunity Centers
Part 645 Upward Bound Program
Part 646 Student Support Services Program
Part 647 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Part 648 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need
Part 650 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Part 655 International Education Programs-General Provisions
Part 656 National Resource Centers Program for Foreign Language and Area Studies or Foreign Language and International Studies
Part 657 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program
Part 658 Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program
Part 660 The International Research and Studies Program
Part 661 Business and International Education Program
Part 662 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program
Part 663 Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program
Part 664 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
Part 668 Student Assistance General Provisions
Part 669 Language Resource Centers Program
Part 673 General Provisions for the Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Work-Study Program, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program
Part 674 Federal Perkins Loan Program
Part 675 Federal Work-Study Programs
Part 676 Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program
Part 681 Health Education Assistance Loan Program
Part 682 Federal Family Education Loan (Ffel) Program
Part 685 William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Part 686 Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (Teach) Grant Program
Part 690 Federal Pell Grant Program
Part 691 Academic Competitiveness Grant (Acg) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National Smart Grant) Programs
Part 692 Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program
Part 694 Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (Gear Up)

Terms Used In CFR > Title 34 > Subtitle B > Chapter VI

  • Academic department: means any department, program, unit, orany other administrative subdivision of an institution of higher education that--

    (i) Directly administers or supervises post-baccalaureate instruction in a specific discipline. See 34 CFR 648.9

  • Academic field: means an area of study in an academic department within an institution of higher education other than a school or department of divinity. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Academic year: means the 12-month period commencing with the fall instructional term of the institution. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Academic year: means the 12-month period beginning with the fall instructional term of the institution of higher education. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Accelerator-produced radioactive material: means any material made radioactive by a particle accelerator. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Access device: means a card, code, or other means of access to a financial account, or any combination thereof, that may be used by a student to initiate electronic fund transfers. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Accredited: means the status of public recognition which a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association grants to an institution which meets certain established qualifications and educational standards. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Accredited: means the status of public recognition which a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association grants to an institution which meets certain established qualifications and educational standards. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Accredited: means the status of public recognition which a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association grants to an institution which meets certain established qualifications and educational standards. See 34 CFR 608.4
  • Accredited: means currently certified by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or making satisfactory progress toward achieving accreditation. See 34 CFR 637.4
  • Acquisition: means the purchase by an eligible mortgagor of an existing hospital facility and ancillary property associated therewith. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Act: means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (Pub. See 10 CFR 51.4
  • Act: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Act: means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (68 Stat. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Act: The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 20 U. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Act: means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (68 Stat. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Act: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 604.3
  • Act: means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Act: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 637.4
  • Act: means the National Housing Act (12 U. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • 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 1590.2
  • Activity: means an action that is incorporated into an implementation plan designed to meet one or more objectives. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Activity: means an action that is incorporated into an implementation plan designed to meet one or more objectives. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Actual interest rate: The annual interest rate a lender charges on a loan, which may be equal to or less than the applicable interest rate on that loan. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means a person or entity which, directly orindirectly, either controls or has the power to control or exert significant influence on the other, or a person and entity both controlled by a third person or entity, which may be a parent entity. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Agreement: means a legally binding grant or cooperative agreement entered into between FAS and a recipient to implement a field-based project under the USDA LRP Program. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Agreement State: means any state with which the Atomic Energy Commission or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has entered into an effective agreement under subsection 274b. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Agreement State: means any State with which the Atomic Energy Commission or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has entered into an effective agreement under subsection 274b. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Alert: means events may occur, are in progress, or have occurred that could lead to a release of radioactive material but that the release is not expected to require a response by offsite response organizations to protect persons offsite. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • 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.
  • Applicable interest rate: The maximum annual interest rate that a lender may charge under the Act on a loan. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Applicable programs: means the Continuing Education Outreach program, the State Student Incentive Grant program, and the Undergraduate Academic Facilities Grant program. See 34 CFR 604.3
  • Applicant: means a person who submits an application, request, or plan required to be approved by the Secretary, or designee thereof, or by a primary recipient, as a condition to eligibility for Federal financial assistance, and application means such an application, request, or plan. See 6 CFR 21.4
  • Applicant: means a person or an entity applying for a license, permit, or other form of Commission permission or approval under this part or part 52 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Applicant: means a HUD multifamily-approved lender that would be the mortgagee of record. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Application period: means the period in which the Secretary solicits applications for this program. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • applications: includes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), FFEL loan master promissory notes, and FFEL Consolidation loan application and promissory notes. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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
  • Area studies: means a program of comprehensive study of the aspects of a society or societies, including the study of their geography, history, culture, economy, politics, international relations, and languages. See 34 CFR 662.7
  • Area studies: means a program of comprehensive study of the aspects of a society or societies, including the study of their geography, history, culture, economy, politics, international relations, and languages. See 34 CFR 663.7
  • Area studies: means a program of comprehensive study of the aspects of a society or societies, including the study of their geography, history, culture, economy, politics, international relations, and languages. See 34 CFR 664.5
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • as low as is reasonably achievable: as used in this part means as low as is reasonably achievable taking into account the state of technology, and the economics of improvements in relation to benefits to the public health and safety and other societal and socioeconomic considerations, and in relation to the use of atomic energy in the public interest. See 10 CFR 50.34a
  • Atomic energy: means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Atomic weapon: means any device utilizing atomic energy, exclusive of the means for transporting or propelling the device (where such means is a separable and divisible part of the device), the prinicipal purpose of which is for use as, or for development of, a weapon, a weapon prototype, or a weapon test device. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: Any private non-profit or public entity that may issue tax-exempt obligations to obtain funds to be used for the purchase of FFEL loans. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the Department. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • 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.
  • Base year: means the second fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which an institution seeks a grant under this part. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Base year: means the second fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which an institution seeks a grant under this part. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • 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 component: includes safety related design, analysis, inspection, testing, fabrication, replacement parts, or consulting services that are associated with the component hardware, whether these services are performed by the component supplier or other supplier. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • 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
  • Board: means the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, established by the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Public Law 110-53. See 6 CFR 1000.2
  • Board: means the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, established by the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Pub. See 6 CFR 1002.2
  • Borrower: An individual to whom a FFEL Program loan was made. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Branch campus: means a unit of a college or university that is geographically apart from the main campus of the college or university and independent of that main campus. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Branch campus: means a unit of a college or university that is geographically apart from the main campus of the college or university and independent of that main campus. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Byproduct Material: means the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content, including discrete surface wastes resulting from uranium solution extraction processes. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Capital debt: means the outstanding indebtedness used for the construction, rehabilitation, or acquisition of the physical property and equipment of a hospital, including those financing costs approved by HUD. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Categorical Exclusion: means a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and which the Commission has found to have no such effect in accordance with procedures set out in §51. See 10 CFR 51.14
  • Chairman: means the Chairman of the Board, as appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate under section 801(a) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Public Law 110-53. See 6 CFR 1000.2
  • Chairman: means the Chairman of the Board, as appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate under section 801(a) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, Pub. See 6 CFR 1002.2
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chronic convalescent and rest: means skilled nursing services, intermediate care services, respite care services, hospice services, and other services of a similar nature. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Codex Alimentarius: means the program of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization that was created to develop food standards, guidelines, and related texts, such as codes of practice to protect the health of consumers, ensure fair trade practices in the food trade, and promote the coordination of all food standards work undertaken by international governmental and nongovernmental organizations. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • collection procedures: as used in this subpart , includes that series of more intensive efforts, including litigation as described in §674. See 34 CFR 674.45
  • Combination of institutions of higher education: means two or more institutions of higher education that have entered into a cooperative agreement for the purpose of carrying out a common objective, or an entity designated or created by a group of institutions of higher education for the purpose of carrying out a common objective on their behalf. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Combined license: means a combined construction permit and operating license with conditions for a nuclear power facility issued under subpart C of this part. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • Commencement of construction: means taking any action defined as "construction" or any other activity at the site of a facility subject to the regulations in this part that has a reasonable nexus to:

    (1) Radiological health and safety. See 10 CFR 30.4

  • Commencement of construction: means taking any action defined as "construction" or any other activity at the site of a facility subject to the regulations in this part that has a reasonable nexus to:

    (1) Radiological health and safety. See 10 CFR 40.4

  • Commission: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or its authorized representatives. See 10 CFR 51.4
  • Commission: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and its duly authorized representatives. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Commission: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or its duly authorized representatives. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Commission: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or its duly authorized representatives. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Committed dose equivalent: means the dose equivalent to organs or tissues of reference that will be received from an intake of radioactive material by an individual during the 50-year period following the intake. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Common defense and security: means the common defense and security of the United States. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • 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.
  • Comparable institutions that offer similar instruction: means institutions that are being compared with an applicant institution and that fall within one of the following four categories--

    (1) Public junior or community colleges. See 34 CFR 606.7

  • Comparable institutions that offer similar instruction: means institutions that are being compared with an applicant institution and that fall within one of the following four categories--

    (1) Public junior or community colleges. See 34 CFR 607.7

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address, and describes the Department's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Department of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • Consortium: means an association of medical use licensees and a PET radionuclide production facility in the same geographical area that jointly own or share in the operation and maintenance cost of the PET radionuclide production facility that produces PET radionuclides for use in producing radioactive drugs within the consortium for noncommercial distributions among its associated members for medical use. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Construction: means the installation of foundations, or in-place assembly, erection, fabrication, or testing for any structure, system, or component of a facility or activity subject to the regulations in this part that are related to radiological safety or security. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Construction: means the installation of wells associated with radiological operations (e. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Construction: means the creation of a new or replacement hospital facility, the substantial rehabilitation of an existing facility, or the limited rehabilitation of an existing facility. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Controls: when used with respect to nuclear reactors means apparatus and mechanisms, the manipulation of which directly affects the reactivity or power level of the reactor. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • 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 1590.2
  • Cooperative arrangement: means an arrangement to carry out allowable grant activities between an institution eligible to receive a grant under this part and another eligible or ineligible institution of higher education, under which the resources of the cooperating institutions are combined and shared to better achieve the purposes of this part and avoid costly duplication of effort. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Cooperative arrangement: means an arrangement to carry out allowable grant activities between an institution eligible to receive a grant under this part and another eligible or ineligible institution of higher education, under which the resources of the cooperating institutions are combined and shared to better achieve the purposes of this part and avoid costly duplication of effort. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Corporation: means the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), or its successor, a Corporation that is authorized by statute to lease the gaseous diffusion enrichment plants in Paducah, Kentucky, and Piketon, Ohio, from the Department of Energy, or any person authorized to operate one or both of the gaseous diffusion plants, or other facilities, pursuant to a plan for the privatization of USEC that is approved by the President. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • 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: means the portion of project expenses, or necessary goods and services provided to carry out the project, not paid or acquired with Federal funds. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Country of origin: means the country in which the procured commodities were produced. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Critical languages: means each of the languages contained in the list of critical languages designated by the Secretary pursuant to section 212(d) of the Education for Economic Security Act, except that, in the implementation of this definition, the Secretary may set priorities according to the purposes of title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 655.4
  • Cyclotron: means a particle accelerator in which the charged particles travel in an outward spiral or circular path. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Day: means a calendar day, unless otherwise specified. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Days of cash on hand: means the number of days of operating cash available to the hospital, calculated pursuant to standards determined by HUD. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Debt service coverage ratio: is a measure of a hospital's ability to pay interest and principal with cash generated from current operations. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Decommission: means to remove a facility or site safely from service and reduce residual radioactivity to a level that permits--

    (1) Release of the property for unrestricted use and termination of the license. See 10 CFR 40.4

  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Default: The failure of a borrower and endorser, if any, or joint borrowers on a PLUS or Consolidation loan, to make an installment payment when due, or to meet other terms of the promissory note, the Act, or regulations as applicable, if the Secretary or guaranty agency finds it reasonable to conclude that the borrower and endorser, if any, no longer intend to honor the obligation to repay, provided that this failure persists for--

    (1) 270 days for a loan repayable in monthly installments. See 34 CFR 682.200

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means any program, unit or any other administrative subdivision of an institution of higher education that--

    (1) Directly administers or supervises post-baccalaureate instruction in a specific discipline. See 34 CFR 650.4

  • Department: means the Department of Energy established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Department of Energy: means the Department of Energy established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Department of Energy: means the Department of Energy established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depleted uranium: means the source material uranium in which the isotope uranium-235 is less than 0. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • 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.
  • Depository account: means an account at a depository institution described in 12 U. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Descendent: One who is directly descended from another such as a child, grandchild, or great grandchild.
  • Design bases: means that information which identifies the specific functions to be performed by a structure, system, or component of a facility, and the specific values or ranges of values chosen for controlling parameters as reference bounds for design. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Developing country: means a country that has a shortage of foreign exchange earnings and has difficulty meeting all of its food needs through commercial channels. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Development assistance: means an activity or activities that will enhance the availability of, access to, or the utilization of adequate food to meet the caloric and nutritional needs of populations suffering from chronic food insecurity, or enhance the ability of such populations to build assets to protect against chronic food insecurity. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Different campus: means a site of an institution of higher education that--

    (1) Is geographically apart from the main campus of the institution. See 34 CFR 646.7

  • Different campus: means a site of an institution of higher education that--

    (1) Is geographically apart from the main campus of the institution. See 34 CFR 647.7

  • Different population: means a group of individuals that an eligible entity desires to serve through an application for a grant under the Talent Search program and that--

    (1) Is separate and distinct from any other population that the entity has applied for a grant to serve. See 34 CFR 643.7

  • Different population: means a group of individuals that an eligible entity desires to serve through an application for a grant under the Educational Opportunity Centers program and that--

    (i) Is separate and distinct from any other population that the entity has applied for a grant under this chapter to serve. See 34 CFR 644.7

  • Different population: means a group of individuals that an eligible entity desires to serve through an application for a grant under the Upward Bound program and that--

    (1) Is separate and distinct from any other population that the entity has applied for a grant to serve. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Different population: means a group of individuals that an eligible entity desires to serve through an application for a grant under the Student Support Services program and that--

    (1) Is separate and distinct from any other population that the entity has applied for a grant to serve. See 34 CFR 646.7

  • Different population: means a group of individuals that an eligible entity desires to serve through an application for a grant under the McNair TRIO program and that--

    (1) Is separate and distinct from any other population that the entity has applied for a grant to serve. See 34 CFR 647.7

  • Direct PLUS Consolidation Loan: refers to the portion of a Direct Consolidation Loan attributable to Direct PLUS Loans, Direct PLUS Consolidation Loans, Federal PLUS Loans, and Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students that were repaid by the consolidation loan. See 34 CFR 685.102
  • Direct Subsidized Consolidation Loan: refers to the portion of a Direct Consolidation Loan attributable to certain subsidized title IV education loans that were repaid by the consolidation loan. See 34 CFR 685.102
  • Direct Unsubsidized Consolidation Loan: refers to the portion of a Direct Consolidation Loan attributable to unsubsidized title IV education loans, certain subsidized title IV education loans, and certain other Federal education loans that were repaid by the consolidation loan. See 34 CFR 685.102
  • Director: means an individual, appointed or elected according to law, who is authorized to manage and direct the affairs of a corporation, partnership or other entity. See 10 CFR 21.3
  • Disaster: means an event or a series of events that creates a need for emergency food assistance by threatening or resulting in significantly decreased availability of, or access to, food or the erosion of the ability of populations to meet food needs. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Disbursement: The transfer of loan proceeds by a lender to a holder, in the case of a Consolidation loan, or to a borrower, a school, or an escrow agent by issuance of an individual check, a master check or by electronic funds transfer that may represent loan amounts for borrowers. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Discipline: means a branch of instruction or learning. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Discrete source: means a radionuclide that has been processed so that its concentration within a material has been purposely increased for use for commercial, medical, or research activities. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Disposable income: That part of an individual's compensation from an employer and other income from any source, including spousal income, that remains after the deduction of any amounts required by law to be withheld, or any child support or alimony payments that are made under a court order or legally enforceable written agreement. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Disqualification: The removal of a lender's eligibility for an indefinite period of time by the Secretary on review of limitation, suspension, or termination action taken against the lender by a guaranty agency. See 34 CFR 682.701
  • Distance education: means education that uses one or more of the technologies listed in paragraphs (1) through (4) of this definition to deliver instruction to students who are separated from the instructor and to support regular and substantive interaction between the students and the instructor, either synchronously or asynchronously. See 34 CFR 600.2
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Early site permit: means a Commission approval, issued under subpart A of this part, for a site for one or more nuclear power facilities. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • Educational and general expenditures: means the total amount expended by an institution of higher education for instruction, research, public service, academic support (including library expenditures), student services, institutional support, scholarships and fellowships, operation and maintenance expenditures for the physical plant, and any mandatory transfers which the institution is required to pay by law. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Educational and general expenditures: means the total amount expended by an institution of higher education for instruction, research, public service, academic support (including library expenditures), student services, institutional support, scholarships and fellowships, operation and maintenance expenditures for the physical plant, and any mandatory transfers which the institution is required to pay by law. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Educationally disadvantaged: means a college student who requires special services and assistance to enable them to succeed in higher education. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Educationally disadvantaged: means a college student who requires special services and assistance to enable them to succeed in higher education. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Effective dose equivalent: means the sum of the products of the dose equivalent to the organ or tissue and the weighting factors applicable to each of the body organs or tissues that are irradiated. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • EFT: includes all transactions covered by 31 CFR 208. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Electric utility: means any entity that generates or distributes electricity and which recovers the cost of this electricity, either directly or indirectly, through rates established by the entity itself or by a separate regulatory authority. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • 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
  • Endorser: An individual who signs a promissory note and agrees to repay the loan in the event that the borrower does not. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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.
  • Environmental Assessment: means a concise public document for which the Commission is responsible that serves to:

    (1) Briefly provide sufficient evidence and analysis for determining whether to prepare an environmental impact statement or a finding of no significant impact. See 10 CFR 51.14

  • Environmental Impact Statement: means a detailed written statement as required by section 102(2)(C) of NEPA. See 10 CFR 51.14
  • Environmental report: means a document submitted to the Commission by an applicant for a permit, license, or other form of permission, or an amendment to or renewal of a permit, license or other form of permission, or by a petitioner for rulemaking, in order to aid the Commission in complying with section 102(2) of NEPA. See 10 CFR 51.14
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Estimated financial assistance: (1) The estimated amount of assistance for a period of enrollment that a student (or a parent on behalf of a student) will receive from Federal, State, institutional, or other sources, such as, scholarships, grants, the net earnings from need-based employment, or loans, including but not limited to--

    (i) Except as provided in paragraph (2)(iii) of this definition, national service education awards or post-service benefits under title I of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (AmeriCorps). See 34 CFR 682.200

  • Estimated financial assistance: (1) The estimated amount of assistance for a period of enrollment that a student (or a parent on behalf of a student) will receive from Federal, State, institutional, or other sources, such as scholarships, grants, net earnings from need-based employment, or loans, including but not limited to--

    (i) Except as provided in paragraph (2)(iii) of this definition, national service education awards or post-service benefits under title I of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (AmeriCorps). See 34 CFR 685.102

  • Exclusion area: means that area surrounding the reactor, in which the reactor licensee has the authority to determine all activities including exclusion or removal of personnel and property from the area. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Executive Director: means the individual appointed by the Chairman to act as the Executive Director (or, in the event the Chairman position is vacant, by the Board) to discharge the responsibilities assigned to the Executive Director. See 6 CFR 1000.2
  • Facility: means all or any portion of a building, structure, equipment, road, walk, parking lot, rolling stock, or other conveyance, or other real or personal property. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • Facility: includes all or any part of structures, equipment, or other real or personal property or interests therein, and the provision of facilities includes the construction, expansion, renovation, remodeling, alteration or acquisition of facilities. See 6 CFR 21.4
  • 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.
  • FAS: means the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • FAS-provided funds: means U. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Federal Government funding for conversion: means funds appropriated to the Department of Energy or to any other Federal Agency to pay directly to or to reimburse non-power reactor licensees for costs attendant to conversion. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Federal GSL programs: The Federal Insured Student Loan Program, the Federal Supplemental Loans for Students Program, the Federal PLUS Program, and the Federal Consolidation Loan Program. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Federal Insured Student Loan Program: The loan program authorized by title IV-B of the Act under which the Secretary directly insures lenders against losses. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Federal licensee: means any NRC licensee, the obligations of which are guaranteed by and supported by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • 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
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fellow: means a recipient of a fellowship under this part. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Fellow: means a recipient of a Jacob K. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Fellowship: means an award made by an institution of higher education to an individual for graduate study under this part at the institution of higher education. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Fellowship: means an award made to a person for graduate study under this part. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Fellowship Board: means the Jacob K. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • fifth-year: refer to a student's grade level in the student's eligible program as determined by the institution for all students in the eligible program. See 34 CFR 691.2
  • Financial account: means a student's or parent's checking or savings account, prepaid card account, or other consumer asset account held directly or indirectly by a financial institution. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Financial and economic literacy: means knowledge about personal financial decision-making, which may include but is not limited to knowledge about--

    (1) Personal and family budget planning. See 34 CFR 643.7

  • Financial and economic literacy: means knowledge about personal financial decision-making, which may include but is not limited to knowledge about--

    (i) Personal and family budget planning. See 34 CFR 644.7

  • Financial and economic literacy: means knowledge about personal financial decision-making, which may include but is not limited to knowledge about--

    (1) Personal and family budget planning. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Financial and economic literacy: means knowledge about personal financial decision-making, which may include but is not limited to knowledge about--

    (1) Personal and family budget planning. See 34 CFR 646.7

  • Financial and economic literacy: means knowledge about personal financial decision-making, which may include but is not limited to knowledge about--

    (1) Personal and family budget planning. See 34 CFR 647.7

  • Financial institution: means a bank, savings association, credit union, or any other person or entity that directly or indirectly holds a financial account belonging to a student, issues to a student an access device associated with a financial account, and agrees with the student to provide EFT services. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Financial need: means the fellow's financial need as determined under title IV, part F, of the HEA for the period of the fellow's enrollment in the approved academic field of study for which the fellowship was awarded. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Financial need: means the fellow's financial need as determined under part F of title IV of the HEA, for the period of the fellow's enrollment in the approved academic field of study for which the fellowship was awarded. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Food assistance: means assistance that is provided to members of a targeted vulnerable group to meet their food needs. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • 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 obligations: means the commitments entered into by the U. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • 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
  • Foster care youth: means youth who are in foster care or are aging out of the foster care system. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Foster care youth: means youth who are in foster care or are aging out of the foster care system. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Foster care youth: means youth who are in foster care or are aging out of the foster care system. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Full-time equivalent students: means the sum of the number of students enrolled full-time at an institution, plus the full-time equivalent of the number of students enrolled part time (determined on the basis of the quotient of the sum of the credit hours of all part-time students divided by 12) at such institution. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • 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
  • General Counsel: means the individual appointed by the Chairman to act as the chief legal officer of the Board or, if the General Counsel is absent or unavailable, the Deputy General Counsel, or in the event both positions are vacant, the individual(s) designated by the Chairman (or, in the event the Chairman position is vacant, by the Board) to discharge the responsibilities assigned to the General Counsel. See 6 CFR 1000.2
  • General Counsel: means the Board's principal legal advisor, or his or her designee. See 6 CFR 1002.2
  • General operational overhead: means non-instructional expenses incurred by an academic department in the normal administration and conduct of its academic program, including the costs of supervision, recruitment, capital outlay, debt service, indirect costs, or any other costs not included in the determination of tuition and non-refundable fee charges. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Government agency: means any executive department, commission, independent establishment, corporation, wholly or partly owned by the United States of America which is an instrumentality of the United States, or any board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, authority, administration, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Government agency: means any executive department, commission, independent establishment, corporation, wholly or partly owned by the United States of America which is an instrumentality of the United States, or any board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, authority, administration, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Government agency: means any executive department, commission, independent establishment, corporation wholly or partly owned by the United States of America, which is an instrumentality of the United States, or any board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, authority, administration, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Grace period: The period that begins on the day after a Stafford loan borrower ceases to be enrolled as at least a half-time student at an institution of higher education and ends on the day before the repayment period begins. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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
  • Graduate: means a student who has attended an institution for at least three semesters and fulfilled academic requirements for undergraduate studies in not more than five consecutive school years. See 34 CFR 608.4
  • Graduate education: means studies beyond the bachelor's degree leading to a postbaccalaureate degree. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Graduate student: means an individual enrolled in a program of post-baccalaureate study at an institution of higher education. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Graduate study: means any program of postbaccalaureate study at an institution of higher education. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guaranty agency: A State or private nonprofit organization that has an agreement with the Secretary under which it will administer a loan guarantee program under the Act. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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.
  • Hard costs: means the costs of the construction and equipment, including construction-related fees such as architect and construction manager fees. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more of the individual's major life activities. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • HEA: means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Highest possible degree available: means a doctorate in an academic field or a master's degree, professional degree, or other post-baccalaureate degree if a doctorate is not available in that academic field. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Historical site assessment: means the identification of potential, likely, or known sources of radioactive material and radioactive contamination based on existing or derived information for the purpose of classifying a facility or site, or parts thereof, as impacted or non-impacted. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Holder: An eligible lender owning an FFEL Program loan including a Federal or State agency or an organization or corporation acting on behalf of such an agency and acting as a conservator, liquidator, or receiver of an eligible lender. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • holder: refers to an eligible lender owning a FFEL Program loan, including a Federal or State agency or an organization or corporation acting on behalf of such an agency and acting as a conservator, liquidator, or receiver of an eligible lender. See 34 CFR 685.102
  • Homeless children and youth: means persons defined in section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Homeless children and youth: means those persons defined in section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Homeless children and youth: means persons defined in section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Hospital: means a facility that has been proposed for approval or has been approved by HUD under the provisions of this subpart, and:

    (1) That provides community services for inpatient medical care of the sick or injured (including obstetrical care). See 24 CFR 242.1

  • 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
  • Independent student: means a student who--

    (1) Is an orphan or ward of the court. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Individual: means any human being. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Individual with a disability: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the individual's major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • Individual with a disability: means a person who has a disability, as that term is defined in section 12102 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Institution: means an institution of higher education. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • institution: includes --

    (1) An institution of higher education as defined in 34 CFR 600. See 34 CFR 668.1

  • Institution of higher education: means an institution of higher education as defined in section 1201(a) of the HEA. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • institution of higher education: as used in this part is contained in 34 CFR 600. See 34 CFR 662.7
  • institution of higher education: as used in this part is contained in 34 CFR 600. See 34 CFR 663.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution in any State that--

    (1) 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 34 CFR 664.5

  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution defined in section 101 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution defined in section 101 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the Act. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Institution of higher education: means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the HEA. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Institutional payment: means the amount paid by the Secretary to the institution of higher education in which the fellow is enrolled to be applied against the tuition and fees required of the fellow by the institution as part of the fellow's instructional program. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • 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
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • 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.
  • Junior or community college: means an institution of higher education that--

    (i) Admits as regular students persons who are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the State in which the institution is located and who have the ability to benefit from the training offered by the institution. See 34 CFR 608.4

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Lender: (1) The term "eligible lender" is defined in section 435(d) of the Act, and in paragraphs (2)-(5) of this definition. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • License: means a license, including a construction permit or operating license under this part, an early site permit, combined license or manufacturing license under part 52 of this chapter, or a renewed license issued by the Commission under this part, part 52, or part 54 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • License: means a license, including an early site permit, combined license or manufacturing license under this part or a renewed license issued by the Commission under this part or part 54 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • License: means a license issued under the regulations in parts 30 through 36, 39, 40, 50, 60, 61, 63, 70, or 72 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Licensed material: means byproduct, source, or special nuclear material received, processed, used, or transferred under a license issued by the Commission under the regulations in this chapter. See 10 CFR 39.2
  • Licensee: means a person who is authorized to conduct activities under a license issued by the Commission. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Licensee: means a person who is authorized to conduct activities under a license issued by the Commission. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • Licensee: means the holder of a license. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limitation: The continuation of a lender's or third-party servicer's eligibility subject to compliance with special conditions established by agreement with the Secretary or a guaranty agency, as applicable, or imposed as the result of a limitation or termination proceeding. See 34 CFR 682.701
  • Limited rehabilitation: means additions, expansion, remodeling, renovation, modernization, repair, and alteration of existing buildings, including acquisition of new or replacement equipment, in cases where the hard costs of construction and equipment are less than 20 percent of the mortgage amount. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Limited work authorization: means the authorization provided by the Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation under §50. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local procurement: means the procurement of food by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, in the target country to assist beneficiaries within that same country. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Low population zone: means the area immediately surrounding the exclusion area which contains residents, the total number and density of which are such that there is a reasonable probability that appropriate protective measures could be taken in their behalf in the event of a serious accident. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Low-income individual: means an individual whose family's taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual initially participated in the project. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Low-income individual: means an individual whose family's taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual initially participated in the project. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Low-income individual: means an individual whose family taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual initially participates in the project. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Low-income individual: means an individual whose family's taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual initially participated in the project. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Low-income individual: means an individual whose family's taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual participates in the project. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 6 CFR 15.3
  • Medical use: means the intentional internal or external administration of byproduct material or the radiation therefrom to patients or human research subjects under the supervision of an authorized user as defined in 10 CFR part 35. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Member: means an individual appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to be a member of the Board. See 6 CFR 1000.2
  • Microcurie: means that amount of radioactive material which disintegrates at the rate of 37 thousand atoms per second. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Millicurie: means that amount of radioactive material which disintegrates at the rate of 37 million atoms per second. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Minority: means American Indian, Alaskan Native, black (not of Hispanic origin), Hispanic (including persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Central or South American origin), Pacific Islander or other ethnic group underrepresented in science and engineering. See 34 CFR 637.4
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means such classes of first liens as are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real estate under the laws of the state in which the real estate is located, together with any mortgage note secured thereby. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Mortgage Reserve Fund: means a trust account, or an account held by the mortgagee, for and on behalf of the mortgagor, to which the mortgagor contributes and from which withdrawals must be approved by HUD. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • 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.
  • Mortgagor: means the original borrower under a mortgage and its successors and assigns. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Most recent audited financial statements: refers to the audited financial statement required under section 242. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Nationally recognized accrediting agency or association: means an accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has recognized to accredit or preaccredit a particular category of institution in accordance with the provisions contained in 34 CFR part 603. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Nationally recognized accrediting agency or association: means an accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has recognized to accredit or preaccredit a particular category of institution in accordance with the provisions contained in 34 CFR part 603. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Nationwide consumer reporting agency: A consumer reporting agency that compiles and maintains files on consumers on a nationwide basis and as defined in 15 U. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • NEPA: means the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (Pub. See 10 CFR 51.14
  • Net Income: means Net Income for for-profit entities; Excess of Revenues over Expenses for not-for-profit entities; and Excess of Revenues over Expenses before Capital Grants, Contributions, and Additions to Permanent Endowment for governmental entities; and

    "Equity financing ratio" means (Equity less any assets excluded from the mortgaged property)/(total assets less any assets excluded from the mortgaged property). See 24 CFR 242.1

  • 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-power reactor: means a research or test reactor licensed under §§50. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Notice of Intent: means a notice that an environmental impact statement will be prepared and considered. See 10 CFR 51.14
  • Notification: means the telephonic communication to the NRC Operations Center or written transmittal of information to the NRC Document Control Desk. See 10 CFR 21.3
  • Notification: means the telephonic communication to the NRC Operations Center or written transmittal of information to the NRC Document Control Desk. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the agency established by Title II of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended. See 10 CFR 51.4
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or its duly authorized representatives. See 10 CFR 20.1003
  • NRC staff: means any NRC officer or employee or his/her authorized representative, except a Commissioner, a member of a Commissioner's immediate staff, an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, a presiding officer, an administrative judge, an administrative law judge, or any other officer or employee of the Commission who performs adjudicatory functions. See 10 CFR 51.4
  • Nuclear reactor: means an apparatus, other than an atomic weapon, designed or used to sustain nuclear fission in a self-supporting chain reaction. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • On-time: means a payment made within 20 days of the scheduled due date. See 34 CFR 674.2
  • On-time: means a payment received by the Secretary or a guaranty agency or its agent within 20 days of the scheduled due date. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • On-time: means a payment made within 20 days of the scheduled due date, and voluntary payments are payments made directly by the borrower and do not include payments obtained by Federal offset, garnishment, or income or asset execution. See 34 CFR 685.102
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Origination fee: A fee that the lender is required to pay the Secretary to help defray the Secretary's costs of subsidizing the loan. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • other benefits: includes , but is not limited to, preferential rates for or access to the lender's other financial products, information technology equipment, or non-loan processing or non-financial aid-related computer software at below market rental or purchase cost, and printing and distribution of college catalogs and other materials at reduced or no cost. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Overland transportation: means any transportation other than ocean transportation. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means the parent borrower of a Direct PLUS Loan. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Parent: means an organization or entity that controls or has a controlling interest in another organization or entity. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Participant: means an individual who--

    (1) Is determined to be eligible to participate in the project under §643. See 34 CFR 643.7

  • Participant: means an individual who--

    (i) Is determined to be eligible to participate in the project under §644. See 34 CFR 644.7

  • Participant: means an individual who--

    (1) Is determined to be eligible to participate in the project under §645. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Participant: means an individual who--

    (1) Is determined to be eligible to participate in the project under §646. See 34 CFR 646.7

  • Participating school: A school that has in effect a current agreement with the Secretary under §682. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Particle accelerator: means any machine capable of accelerating electrons, protons, deuterons, or other charged particles in a vacuum and of discharging the resultant particulate or other radiation into a medium at energies usually in excess of 1 megaelectron volt. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • 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.
  • Pell Grant: means the grant program authorized by Title IV-A-1 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. See 34 CFR 608.4
  • Period of enrollment: The period for which a Stafford, SLS, or PLUS loan is intended. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Person: means (1) any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, government agency other than the Commission or the Department, except that the Department shall be considered a person to the extent that its facilities are subject to the licensing and related regulatory authority of the Commission pursuant to section 202 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, any State or any political subdivision of, or any political entity within a State, any foreign government or nation or any political subdivision of any such government or nation, or other entity. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personalty: means all furniture, furnishings, equipment, machinery, building materials, appliances, goods, supplies, tools, books, records (whether in written or electronic form), computer equipment (hardware and software) and other tangible or electronically stored personal property (other than fixtures) that are owned or leased by the borrower or the lessee now or in the future in connection with the ownership, management, or operation of the land or the improvements or are located on the land or in the improvements, and any operating agreements relating to the land or the improvements, and any surveys, plans, specifications, and contracts for architectural, engineering, and construction services relating to the land or the improvements, chooses in action and all other intangible property and rights relating to the operation of, or used in connection with, the land or the improvements, including all governmental permits relating to any activities on the land. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Post-deferment grace period: For a loan made prior to October 1, 1981, a single period of six consecutive months beginning on the day following the last day of an authorized deferment period. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Postsecondary education: means education beyond the secondary school level. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Postsecondary education: means education beyond the secondary school level. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • 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
  • Preaccredited: means a status that a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, recognized by the Secretary to grant that status, has accorded an unaccredited institution that is progressing toward accreditation within a reasonable period of time. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Preaccredited: means a status that a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, recognized by the Secretary to grant that status, has accorded an unaccredited institution that is progressing toward accreditation within a reasonable period of time. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Preaccredited: means a status, also called candidacy status, that a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, recognized by the Secretary to grant that status, has accorded an unaccredited institution that is making reasonable progress toward accreditation. See 34 CFR 608.4
  • Preapplication meeting: means a meeting among HUD, a potential mortgagee (applicant), and a potential mortgagor for mortgage insurance where there has been a positive Preliminary Review of the proposed project. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary recipient: means any recipient that is authorized or required to extend Federal financial assistance to another recipient. See 6 CFR 21.4
  • Privacy Act: means the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U. See 6 CFR 1002.2
  • Privacy Act Officer: means the person designated by the Board to be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Privacy Act. See 6 CFR 1002.2
  • 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 1590.2
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • 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.
  • Procured commodities: means the eligible commodities that are procured by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Production facility: means production facility as defined in the regulations contained in part 50 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Program Income: means funds received by a recipient or subrecipient as a direct result of carrying out an approved activity under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Project: means the activities necessary to assist, whether from grant funds or institutional resources, fellows in the successful completion of their designated educational programs. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Project: means all the funded activities under a grant. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Project: means all the funded activities under a grant. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • Project: means the construction (which may include replacement of an existing hospital facility), or the substantial or limited rehabilitation of an eligible hospital, including equipment, which has been proposed for approval or has been approved by HUD under the provisions of this subpart, including the financing and refinancing, if any, plus all related activities involved in completing the improvements to the property. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prototype plant: means a nuclear reactor that is used to test design features, such as the testing required under §50. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Purchase country: means a developing country in which the procured commodities are purchased. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Qualified graduate program: means a graduate or professional program that--

    (i) Provides a program of instruction in the physical or natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, or other scientific disciplines in which African Americans are underrepresented. See 34 CFR 609.4

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Reactor coolant pressure boundary: means all those pressure-containing components of boiling and pressurized water-cooled nuclear power reactors, such as pressure vessels, piping, pumps, and valves, which are:

    (1) Part of the reactor coolant system, or

    (2) Connected to the reactor coolant system, up to and including any and all of the following:

    (i) The outermost containment isolation valve in system piping which penetrates primary reactor containment,

    (ii) The second of two valves normally closed during normal reactor operation in system piping which does not penetrate primary reactor containment,

    (iii) The reactor coolant system safety and relief valves. See 10 CFR 50.2

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recipient: means an institution of higher education that administers a fellowship award under this part. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Recipient: means an entity that enters into an agreement with FAS and receives FAS-provided funds to carry out activities under the agreement. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Reconciliation: means the process of evaluating and comparing licensee reports required under this part to the projected material balances generated by the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • 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
  • Refinancing: means the discharging of the existing capital debt of a hospital through entering into new debt. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Regional procurement: means the procurement of food by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, in a developing country that is located on the same continent as the target country. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Regular secondary school diploma: means a level attained by individuals who meet or exceed the coursework and performance standards for high school completion established by the individual's State. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Regular secondary school diploma: means a diploma attained by individuals who meet or exceed the coursework and performance standards for high school completion established by the individual's State. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Regulatory Agreement: means the agreement under which all mortgagors shall be regulated by HUD, as long as HUD is the insurer or holder of the mortgage, in a published format determined by HUD, and such additional covenants and restrictions as may be determined necessary by HUD on a case-by-case basis. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • 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.
  • Repayment period: (1) For a Stafford loan, the period beginning on the date following the expiration of the grace period and ending no later than 10 years, or 25 years under an extended repayment schedule, from the date the first payment of principal is due from the borrower, exclusive of any period of deferment or forbearance. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • 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).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Research and development: means (1) theoretical analysis, exploration, or experimentation. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Research or scholarly activity: means an educational activity that is more rigorous than is typically available to undergraduates in a classroom setting, that is definitive in its start and end dates, contains appropriate benchmarks for completion of various components, and is conducted under the guidance of an appropriate faculty member with experience in the relevant discipline. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted Data: means all data concerning (1) design, manufacture, or utilization of atomic weapons. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Rigorous secondary school program of study: means a program of study that is--

    (1) Established by a state educational agency (SEA) or local educational agency (LEA) and recognized as a rigorous secondary school program of study by the Secretary through the process described in 34 CFR 691. See 34 CFR 643.7

  • Rigorous secondary school program of study: means a program of study that is--

    (1) Established by a State educational agency (SEA) or local educational agency (LEA) and recognized as a rigorous secondary school program of study by the Secretary through the process described in 34 CFR 691. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Safety review: means a periodic review provided by the licensee for its employees on radiation safety aspects of well logging. See 10 CFR 39.2
  • Satisfactory progress: means that a fellow meets or exceeds the institution's criteria and standards established for a graduate student's continued status as an applicant for the graduate degree in the academic field for which the fellowship was awarded. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Satisfactory progress: means that the fellow meets or exceeds the institution's criteria and standards established for all doctoral students' continued status as applicants for the doctoral degree in the academic field of study for which the fellowship was awarded. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • School: (1) An "institution of higher education" as that term is defined in 34 CFR 600. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • School lender: A school, other than a correspondence school, that has entered into a contract of guarantee under this part with the Secretary or, a similar agreement with a guaranty agency. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • School or department of divinity: means an institution, or an academic department of an institution, whose program is specifically for the education of students to prepare them to become ministers of religion or to enter into some other religious vocation or to prepare them to teach theological subjects. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • School year: means the period of time from July 1 of one calendar year through June 30 of the subsequent calendar year. See 34 CFR 608.4
  • School-affiliated organization: A school-affiliated organization is any organization that is directly or indirectly related to a school and includes, but is not limited to, alumni organizations, foundations, athletic organizations, and social, academic, and professional organizations. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Sealed source: means any byproduct material that is encased in a capsule designed to prevent leakage or escape of the byproduct material. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Secondary school: means a school that provides secondary education as determined under State law, except that it does not include education beyond grade 12. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Secondary school: means a school that provides secondary education as determined under State law, except that it does not include education beyond grade 12. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Secondary school: means a school that provides secondary education as determined under State law. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Secretary: means Secretary of the Department of Education or an official or employee of the Department acting for the Secretary under a delegation of authority. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security or, except in §21. See 6 CFR 21.4
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development or his or her authorized representatives. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Self-sufficiency: means the point at which an institution is able to survive without continued funding under the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. See 34 CFR 606.7
  • Self-sufficiency: means the point at which an institution is able to survive without continued funding under the Strengthening Institutions Program. See 34 CFR 607.7
  • 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.
  • Site area emergency: means events may occur, are in progress, or have occurred that could lead to a significant release of radioactive material and that could require a response by offsite response organizations to protect persons offsite. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Source material: means source material as defined in the regulations contained in part 40 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Source material: means source material as defined in subsection 11z. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Source term: refers to the magnitude and mix of the radionuclides released from the fuel, expressed as fractions of the fission product inventory in the fuel, as well as their physical and chemical form, and the timing of their release. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Special nuclear material: means special nuclear material as defined in the regulations contained in part 70 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Special nuclear material: means (1) plutonium, uranium-233, uranium enriched in the isotope-233 or in the isotope-235, and any other material which the Commission, pursuant to the provisions of section 51 of the act, determines to be special nuclear material, but does not include source material. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Stafford Loan Program: The loan program authorized by Title IV-B of the Act which encourages the making of subsidized and unsubsidized loans to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and is one of the Federal Family Education Loan programs. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Standard design: means a design which is sufficiently detailed and complete to support certification or approval in accordance with subpart B or E of this part, and which is usable for a multiple number of units or at a multiple number of sites without reopening or repeating the review. See 10 CFR 52.1
  • State: includes the several states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, American Samoa, and the United States Virgin Islands. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Station blackout: means the complete loss of alternating current (ac) electric power to the essential and nonessential switchgear buses in a nuclear power plant (i. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stipend: means the amount paid to an individual awarded a fellowship, including an allowance for subsistence and other expenses for the individual and his or her dependents. See 34 CFR 650.4
  • Student ledger account: means a bookkeeping account maintained by an institution to record the financial transactions pertaining to a student's enrollment at the institution. See 34 CFR 668.161
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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 1590.2
  • Substantial gainful activity: A level of work performed for pay or profit that involves doing significant physical or mental activities, or a combination of both. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Substantial rehabilitation: means additions, expansion, remodeling, renovation, modernization, repair, and alteration of existing buildings, including acquisition of new or replacement equipment, in cases where the hard costs of construction and equipment are equal to or greater than 20 percent of the mortgage amount. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Sufficient financial assistance: means the amount of financial aid offered a Student Support Services student, inclusive of Federal, State, local, private, and institutional aid which, together with parent or student contributions, is equal to the cost of attendance as determined by a financial aid officer at the institution. See 34 CFR 646.7
  • Supervised training: means training provided to fellows under the guidance and direction of faculty in the academic department. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Suspension: The removal of a lender's eligibility, or a third-party servicer's eligibility to contract with a lender or guaranty agency, for a specified period of time or until the lender or servicer fulfills certain requirements. See 34 CFR 682.701
  • Target area: means a geographic area served by a Talent Search project. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Target area: means a geographic area served by an Educational Opportunity Centers project. See 34 CFR 644.7
  • Target area: means a discrete local or regional geographical area designated by the applicant as the area to be served by an Upward Bound project. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Target country: means the developing country in which activities are implemented under an agreement. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Target population: means the universe from which McNair participants will be selected. See 34 CFR 647.7
  • Target region: means the continent on which the target country is located or nearby. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Target school: means a school designated by the applicant as a focus of project services. See 34 CFR 643.7
  • Target school: means a school designated by the applicant as a focus of project services. See 34 CFR 645.6
  • Temporarily totally disabled: The condition of an individual who, though not totally and permanently disabled, is unable to work and earn money or attend school, during a period of at least 60 days needed to recover from injury or illness. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Termination: (1) The removal of a lender's eligibility for an indefinite period of time--

    (i) By a guaranty agency. See 34 CFR 682.701

  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testing facility: means a nuclear reactor which is of a type described in §50. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Third-party servicer: Any State or private, profit or nonprofit organization or any individual that enters into a contract with a lender or guaranty agency to administer, through either manual or automated processing, any aspect of the lender's or guaranty agency's FFEL programs required by any statutory provision of or applicable to Title IV of the HEA, any regulatory provision prescribed under that statutory authority, or any applicable special arrangement, agreement, or limitation entered into under the authority of statutes applicable to Title IV of the HEA that governs the FFEL programs, including, any applicable function described in the definition of third-party servicer in 34 CFR part 668. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Totally and permanently disabled: The condition of an individual who--

    (1) Is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment that--

    (i) Can be expected to result in death. See 34 CFR 682.200

  • 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.
  • Transient shipment: means a shipment of nuclear material, originating and terminating in foreign countries, on a vessel or aircraft that stops at a United States port. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Tuition: means the charge for instruction by the institution of higher education in which the fellow is enrolled. See 34 CFR 648.9
  • Underrepresented: means proportionate representation as measured by degree recipients, that is less than the proportionate representation in the general population--

    (1) As indicated by--

    (i) The most current edition of the Department's Digest of Educational Statistics. See 34 CFR 606.7

  • Underrepresented: means proportionate representation as measured by degree recipients, that is less than the proportionate representation in the general population--

    (1) As indicated by--

    (i) The most current edition of the Department's Digest of Educational Statistics. See 34 CFR 607.7

  • Underrepresented in areas of national need: means proportionate representation as measured by degree recipients, that is less than the proportionate representation in the general population, as indicated by--

    (i) The most current edition of the Department's Digest of Educational Statistics. See 34 CFR 648.9

  • Underrepresented in science and engineering: means a minority group whose number of scientists and engineers per 10,000 population of that group is substantially below the comparable figure for scientists and engineers who are white and not of Hispanic origin. See 34 CFR 637.4
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unique purpose: means a project, program, or commercial activity which cannot reasonably be accomplished without the use of HEU fuel, and may include: (1) A specific experiment, program, or commercial activity (typically long-term) that significantly serves the U. See 10 CFR 50.2
  • Unrefined and unprocessed ore: means ore in its natural form prior to any processing, such as grinding, roasting or beneficiating, or refining. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • Unsubsidized Stafford loan: A loan made after October 1, 1992, authorized under section 428H of the Act for borrowers who do not qualify for interest benefits under §682. See 34 CFR 682.200
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Uranium Milling: means any activity that results in the production of byproduct material as defined in this part. See 10 CFR 40.4
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • Utilization facility: means a utilization facility as defined in the regulations contained in part 50 of this chapter. See 10 CFR 30.4
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veteran: means a person who--

    (1) Served on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. See 34 CFR 643.7

  • Veteran: means a person who--

    (i) Served on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. See 34 CFR 644.7

  • Veteran: means a person who--

    (1) Served on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. See 34 CFR 645.6

  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voluntary committed cost sharing or matching contributions: means cost sharing or matching contributions specifically pledged on a voluntary basis by an applicant in its proposal, which become binding as part of an agreement. See 7 CFR 1590.2
  • well: includes drilled holes for the purpose of oil, gas, mineral, groundwater, or geological exploration. See 10 CFR 39.2
  • Write-off: Cessation of collection activity on a defaulted FFEL loan due to a determination in accordance with applicable standards that no further collection activity is warranted. See 34 CFR 682.200