Part 300 National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan
Part 302 Designation, Reportable Quantities, and Notification
Part 303 Citizen Awards for Information On Criminal Violations Under Superfund
Part 304 Arbitration Procedures for Small Superfund Cost Recovery Claims
Part 305 Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Cercla) Administrative Hearing Procedures for Claims Against the Superfund
Part 307 Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Cercla) Claims Procedures
Part 310 Reimbursement to Local Governments for Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases
Part 311 Worker Protection
Part 312 Innocent Landowners, Standards for Conducting All Appropriate Inquiries
Part 350 Trade Secrecy Claims for Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Information: and Trade Secret Disclosures to Health Professionals
Part 355 Emergency Planning and Notification
Part 370 Hazardous Chemical Reporting: Community Right-to-Know
Part 372 Toxic Chemical Release Reporting: Community Right-to-Know
Part 373 Reporting Hazardous Substance Activity When Selling or Transferring Federal Real Property
Part 374 Prior Notice of Citizen Suits

Terms Used In CFR > Title 40 > Chapter I > Subchapter J - Superfund, Emergency Planning, and Community Right-to-Know Programs

  • Account processing: includes charging, crediting, and settling of member or eligible institution accounts, excluding individual customer accounts. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Administrative hearing: means an administrative adjudication required by section 112(b)(2) of CERCLA in the event a claimant contests a determination of his claim made by the U. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"). See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Advance: means a loan from a Bank that is:

    (1) Provided pursuant to a written agreement. See 12 CFR 1266.1

  • Adverse Claim: means a claim that a claimant has a property interest in a Book-entry consolidated obligation and that it is a violation of the rights of the claimant for another Person to hold, transfer, or deal with the Security. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • 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 any business entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, a member. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amelioration: The addition to juice or natural wine before, during, or after fermentation, of either water or pure dry sugar, or a combination of water and sugar to adjust the acid level. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • 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.
  • animal waste: includes animal waste that is mixed or commingled with bedding, compost, feed, soil, or any other material typically found with such waste. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistance agreement: means the legal instrument EPA uses to transfer money, property, services, or anything of value to a recipient to accomplish a public purpose. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Beer: Beer, ale, porter, stout, and other similar fermented beverages (including saké and similar products) of any name or description containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, brewed or produced from malt, wholly or in part, or from any substitute for malt. See 27 CFR 25.11
  • Bonded wine premises: Premises established under the provisions of this part on which operations in untaxpaid wine are authorized to be conducted. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Book-entry consolidated obligation: means a consolidated obligation maintained in the book-entry system of the Federal Reserve Banks. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Brewer: Any person who brews beer (except a person who produces only beer exempt from tax under 26 U. See 27 CFR 25.11
  • Brewery: The land and buildings described in the Brewer's Notice, Form 5130. See 27 CFR 25.11
  • Calendar year: The period which begins January 1 and ends on the following December 31. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Capital deficient member: means a member that fails to meet its minimum regulatory capital requirements as defined or otherwise required by the member's appropriate federal banking agency, insurer or, in the case of members that are not federally insured depository institutions, state regulator. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Case: Two or more bottles, or one or more containers larger than four liters, enclosed in a box or fastened together by some other method. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Cash equivalents: means investments that--

    (1) Are readily convertible into known amounts of cash. See 12 CFR 1266.1

  • Cereal beverage: A beverage, produced either wholly or in part from malt (or a substitute for malt), and either fermented or unfermented, which contains, when ready for consumption, less than one-half of 1 percent of alcohol by volume. See 27 CFR 25.11
  • CFI member: means a member that is a Community Financial Institution, as defined in §1263. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Cider: See definitions for hard cider and tax exempt cider. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Claim: means a demand in writing for a sum certain presented to the Fund in accordance with sections 111 and 112 of CERCLA. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Claimant: means any person who presents a claim to the Fund for reimbursement under section 112(b)(1) of CERCLA. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concentrate: Concentrate produced from beer by the removal of water under the provisions of subpart R of this part. See 27 CFR 25.11
  • Confidential regulatory information: means any record, data, or report, including but not limited to examination reports, or any part thereof, that is non-public, privileged or otherwise not intended for public disclosure which is in the possession or control of a financial regulatory agency and which contains information regarding members of a Bank or financial institutions with which a Bank has had or contemplates having transactions under the Bank Act. See 12 CFR 1271.15
  • Consolidated obligation: means any bond, debenture or note on which the Banks are jointly and severally liable and which was issued under section 11 of the Bank Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Container: A receptacle, regardless of the material from which it is made, used to store wine or to remove wine from wine premises. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Contractor claim: means the disputed portion of a written demand or written assertion by any contractor who has contracted with a person (i. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Credit union: means a credit union as defined in section 101 of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data communication: means transmitting and receiving of data to or from Banks, Federal Reserve offices, clearinghouse associations, depository institutions or their service bureaus, and other direct sending entities. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Data processing: includes capture, storage, and assembling of, and computation of, data from payment instruments received from Federal Reserve offices, Banks, clearinghouse associations, depository institutions, and other direct lending entities. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depository institution: means a bank, savings association, or credit union. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distilled spirits plant: An establishment qualified under part 19 of this chapter (excluding alcohol fuel plants) for producing, warehousing, or processing of distilled spirits (including denatured spirits), or manufacturing of articles. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Distilling material: Any fermented or other alcoholic substance capable of, or intended for use in, the original distillation or other original processing of spirits. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dwelling unit: means a single room or a unified combination of rooms designed for residential use by one household. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Eligible institution: means any institution that is eligible to make application to become a member of a Bank under section 4 of the Bank Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Entitlement Holder: means a Person or a Bank to whose account an interest in a Book-entry consolidated obligation is credited on the records of a Securities Intermediary. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Environment: means (1) the navigable waters, the waters of the contiguous zone, and the ocean waters of which the natural resources are under the exclusive management authority of the United States under the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, and (2) any other surface water, ground water, drinking water supply, land surface or subsurface strata, or ambient air within the United States or under the jurisdiction of the United States. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Facility: means (1) any building, structure, installation, equipment, pipe or pipeline (including any pipe into a sewer or publicly owned treatment works), well, pit, pond, lagoon, impoundment, ditch, landfill, storage container, motor vehicle, rolling stock, or aircraft, or (2) any site or area where a hazardous substance has been deposited, stored, disposed of, or placed, or otherwise come to be located. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Farm: means a site or area (including associated structures) that--

    (1) Is used for--

    (i) The production of a crop. See 40 CFR 302.3

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve Bank: means a Federal Reserve Bank or branch, acting as fiscal agent for the Office of Finance, unless otherwise indicated. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circular: means the publication issued by each Federal Reserve Bank that sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Federal Reserve Bank maintains Book-entry Securities accounts and transfers Book-entry Securities. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Federal Reserve Board: means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial regulatory agency: means any of the following:

    (1) The Department of the Treasury, including the Comptroller of the Currency. See 12 CFR 1271.15

  • 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 wine: Wine produced outside the United States. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Formula wine: Special natural wine, agricultural wine, and other than standard wine (except for distilling material and vinegar stock) produced on bonded wine premises under an approved formula. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • From bond: When used with reference to withdrawals of wine, this phrase includes withdrawals from the premises established under the provisions of this part on which operations in untaxpaid wine are authorized to be conducted, even if the proprietor, as authorized under the exemption set forth in §24. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Fund: means the Hazardous Substance Superfund established by section 9507 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Funds account: means a reserve and/or clearing account at a Federal Reserve Bank to which debits or credits are posted for transfers against payment, Book-entry Securities transaction fees, or principal and interest payments. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Hard cider: A wine that meets the eligibility requirements set forth in §24. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Hazardous substance: means any substance designated pursuant to 40 CFR part 302. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Improved residential real property: means residential real property excluding real property to be improved, or in the process of being improved, by the construction of dwelling units. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • in bond: refers to wine or spirits possessed under bond to secure the payment of the taxes imposed by 26 U. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insurer: means the FDIC for insured depository institutions, as defined section 3(c)(2) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • 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
  • Issuance of forms: means the designation and distribution of standardized forms for use in collection, processing, and settlement services. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • 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.
  • Kind: Kind means the class and type of wine prescribed in this part and in 27 CFR part 4. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Lot: Wine of the same type. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Manufactured housing: means a manufactured home as defined in section 603(6) of the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended (42 U. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Must: Unfermented juice or any mixture of juice, pulp, skins, and seeds prepared from grapes or other fruit (including berries). See 27 CFR 24.10
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Natural wine: The product of the juice or must of sound, ripe grapes or other sound, ripe fruit (including berries) made with any cellar treatment authorized by subparts F and L of this part and containing not more than 21 percent by weight (21 degrees Brix dealcoholized wine) of total solids. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Navigable waters: means the waters of the United States, including the territorial seas, as defined in §120. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • NCP: means the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (40 CFR part 300) developed under section 311(c) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and revised pursuant to section 105 of CERCLA. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Necessary costs: means "necessary response costs" as required by section 111(a)(2) of CERCLA for Fund reimbursement of a preauthorized response action. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Nonresidential real property: means real property not used for residential purposes, including business or industrial property, hotels, motels, churches, hospitals, educational and charitable institutions, clubs, lodges, association buildings, golf courses, recreational facilities, farm property not containing a dwelling unit, or similar types of property, except as otherwise determined by the FHFA in its discretion. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • NPL: means the National Priorities List established pursuant to section 105 of CERCLA and 40 CFR 300. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office of Finance: means the Office of Finance, a joint office of the Banks established under part 1273 of this chapter and referenced in the Bank Act and the Safety and Soundness Act, including the Office of Finance acting as agent of the Banks in all matters relating to the issuance of Book-entry consolidated obligations and in the performance of all other necessary and proper functions relating to Book-entry consolidated obligations, including the payment of principal and interest due thereon. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • One-to-four family property: means any of the following:

    (1) Real property containing:

    (i) One-to-four dwelling units. See 12 CFR 1266.1

  • Operable unit: means a discrete action that comprises an incremental step toward comprehensively addressing site problems. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Participant: means a Person or a Bank that maintains a Participant's Securities Account with a Federal Reserve Bank. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Party: means EPA or a claimant. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Perfected: means the point at which EPA determines that the written demand for a sum certain (i. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Person: means and includes an individual, corporation, company, governmental entity, association, firm, partnership, trust, estate, representative, and any other similar organization, but does not mean or include a Bank, the Director, FHFA, the Office of Finance, the United States, or a Federal Reserve Bank. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Person: An individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, or corporation. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Person: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, consortium, joint venture, commercial entity, United States Government, State, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a State, or any interstate body. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • 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.
  • Political subdivision: means any general purpose unit of a local or State government. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Preauthorization: means EPA's prior approval to submit a claim against the Fund for necessary response costs incurred as a result of carrying out the NCP. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • 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.
  • Proprietor: The person qualified under this part to operate a wine premises, and includes the term "winemaker" when the context so requires. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reconditioning: The conduct of operations, after original bottling or packing, to restore wine to a merchantable condition. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • 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
  • Release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing into the environment (including the abandonment or discarding of barrels, containers, and other closed receptacles containing any hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant), but excludes:

    (1) Any release which results in exposure to persons solely within a workplace, with respect to a claim which such persons may assert against the employer of such persons. See 40 CFR 302.3

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Residential housing finance assets: means any of the following:

    (1) Loans secured by residential real property. See 12 CFR 1266.1

  • Response claim: means a preauthorized demand in writing for a sum certain for response costs referred to in section 111(a)(2) of CERCLA, including certain costs of actions referred to in section 122(b)(1) of CERCLA. See 40 CFR 307.14
  • Savings association: means a savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, as amended (12 U. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Security Entitlement: means the rights and property interest of an Entitlement Holder with respect to a Book-entry consolidated obligation. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Small agri-business loans: means loans to finance agricultural production and other loans to farmers that are within the legal lending limit of the reporting CFI member, and that are reported on either: Schedule RC-C, Part I, item 3 of the Report of Condition and Income filed by insured commercial banks and FDIC-supervised savings banks. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Small business loans: means commercial and industrial loans that are within the legal lending limit of the reporting CFI member and that are reported on either: Schedule RC-C, Part I, item 1. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Small farm loans: means loans secured primarily by farmland that are within the legal lending limit of the reporting CFI member, and that are reported on either: Schedule RC-C, Part I, item 1. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Special natural wine: A product produced from a base of natural wine (including heavy bodied blending wine) to which natural flavorings are added, and made pursuant to an approved formula in accordance with subpart H of this part. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Spirits: That substance known as ethyl alcohol, ethanol, or spirits of wine in any form (including all dilutions or mixtures thereof, from whatever source or by whatever process produced), but not denatured spirits unless specifically stated. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • State regulator: means a state insurance commissioner or state regulatory entity with primary responsibility for supervising a member borrower that is not a federally insured depository institution. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Statement packaging: includes receiving statement information from members or eligible institutions or their service bureaus on respective customer cycle dates. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Still wine: Wine (other than hard cider) containing not more than 0. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Storage services: includes filing, storage, and truncation of items. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Sugar: Pure dry sugar, liquid sugar, and invert sugar syrup. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Sweetening: The addition of juice, concentrated juice or sugar to wine after the completion of fermentation and before taxpayment. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Targeted beneficiaries: has the meaning set forth in §952. See 12 CFR 1266.1
  • Taxpaid wine: Wine on which the tax imposed by law has been determined, regardless of whether the tax has actually been paid or the payment of tax has been deferred. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Taxpaid wine bottling house: Premises established under the provisions of this part primarily for bottling or packing taxpaid wine. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Taxpaid wine premises: Premises established under the provisions of this part on which taxpaid wine operations other than bottling are authorized to be conducted. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Third party: means any person or entity except a director, officer, employee or agent of either:

    (1) A Bank in possession of any particular confidential regulatory information. See 12 CFR 1271.15

  • This chapter: Title 27, Code of Federal Regulations, chapter I (27 CFR chapter I). See 27 CFR 24.10
  • To bond: When used with reference to returns of wine, this phrase includes returns to premises established under the provisions of this part on which operations in untaxpaid wine are authorized to be conducted, even if the proprietor, as authorized under the exemption set forth in §24. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer Message: means an instruction of a Participant to a Federal Reserve Bank to effect a transfer of a Book-entry consolidated obligation, as set forth in Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circulars. See 12 CFR 1270.1
  • Transportation of items: includes transporting items from Federal Reserve offices, other Banks' clearinghouse associations, depository institutions, and other direct sending entities to a Bank. See 12 CFR 1271.1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • United States: include the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and any other territory or possession over which the United States has jurisdiction. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 40 CFR 302.3
  • Vinegar: A wine or wine product not for beverage use produced in accordance with the provisions of this part and having not less than 4. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Wine: When used without qualification, the term includes every kind (class and type) of product produced on bonded wine premises from grapes, other fruit (including berries), or other suitable agricultural products and containing not more than 24 percent of alcohol by volume. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Wine premises: Premises established under the provisions of this part on which wine operations or other operations are authorized to be conducted. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Wine spirits: Brandy or wine spirits authorized under 26 U. See 27 CFR 24.10
  • Wort: The product of brewing before fermentation which results in beer. See 27 CFR 25.11