Part 2090 Special Laws and Rules
Part 2200 Exchanges: General Procedures
Part 2300 Land Withdrawals
Part 2360 National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska
Part 2370 Restorations and Revocations
Part 2400 Land Classification
Part 2410 Criteria for All Land Classifications
Part 2420 Multiple-Use Management Classifications
Part 2430 Disposal Classifications
Part 2440 Segregation by Classification
Part 2450 Petition-Application Classification System
Part 2460 Bureau Initiated Classification System
Part 2470 Postclassification Actions
Part 2520 Desert-Land Entries
Part 2530 Indian Allotments
Part 2540 Color-of-Title and Omitted Lands
Part 2560 Alaska Occupancy and Use
Part 2610 Carey Act Grants
Part 2620 State Grants
Part 2630 Railroad Grants
Part 2640 Faa Airport Grants
Part 2650 Alaska Native Selections
Part 2710 Sales: Federal Land Policy and Management Act
Part 2720 Conveyance of Federally-Owned Mineral Interests
Part 2740 Recreation and Public Purposes Act
Part 2800 Rights-of-Way Under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act
Part 2810 Tramroads and Logging Roads
Part 2880 Rights-of-Way Under the Mineral Leasing Act
Part 2910 Leases
Part 2920 Leases, Permits and Easements
Part 2930 Permits for Recreation On Public Lands

Terms Used In CFR > Title 43 > Subtitle B > Chapter II > Subchapter B

  • Acceptable bond instruments: The BLM will accept cash, cashier's or certified check, certificate or book entry deposits, negotiable U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Acreage rent: means rent assessed for solar and wind energy development grants and leases that is determined by the number of acres authorized for the grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Acronyms: Unless an acronym is listed in this section, the acronyms listed in part 2800 of this chapter apply to this part. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Act: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Act: means the Act of May 24, 1928, as amended (49 U. See 43 CFR 2911.0-5
  • Act: means section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended (30 U. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Act: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (43 U. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Act: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5
  • Act: means the Recreation and Public Purposes Act as amended by section 212 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Act: means the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (90 Stat. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Act: means section 516 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of September 3, 1982 (49 U. See 43 CFR 2640.0-5
  • Actual costs: means the financial measure of resources the Federal government expends or uses in processing a right-of-way application or in monitoring the construction, operation, and termination of a facility authorized by a grant or permit. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Actual costs: means the financial measure of resources the Federal government expends or uses in processing a right-of-way application or in monitoring the construction, operation, and termination of a facility authorized by a grant or permit. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Actuarial services: means performance of actuarial valuations and preparation of any actuarial reports. See 20 CFR 901.1
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. See 43 CFR 2911.0-5
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 9 CFR 156.2
  • Administrator: means the person authorized by the Secretary of Transportation to administer the Act. See 43 CFR 2640.0-5
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means a unit of the Executive branch of the Federal Government which is not within a Department. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Agreement to initiate: means a written, nonbinding statement of present intent to initiate and pursue an exchange, which is signed by the parties and which may be amended by the written consent of the parties or terminated at any time upon written notice by any party. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • ALJ: means Administrative Law Judge. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Animal: All animals except birds, but including poultry. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Animal Import Center: Quarantine facilities operated by APHIS in Newburgh, New York, and Miami, Florida. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • APHIS representative: An individual, including, but not limited to, an animal health technician or veterinarian, authorized by the Administrator to perform the services for which the user fees in this part are charged. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any individual who is a citizen of the United States. See 43 CFR 2911.0-5
  • Applicant: means any person who submits an application for a land use authorization under this part. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Applicant: Any person who requests service under this part. See 9 CFR 156.2
  • Applicant: means any Federal department, agency or office. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Applicant: means any public agency as defined in §153. See 43 CFR 2640.0-5
  • Application filing fee: means a filing fee specific to solar and wind energy applications. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Appropriate selection period: means the statutory or regulatory period within which the lands were available for Native selection under the act. See 43 CFR 2655.0-5
  • 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
  • Arbitration: means a process to resolve a disagreement among the parties as to appraised value, performed by an arbitrator appointed by the Secretary from a list recommended by the American Arbitration Association. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Assembled land exchange: means the consolidation of multiple parcels of Federal and/or non-Federal lands for purposes of one or more exchange transactions over a period of time. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Assignment: means the transfer, in whole or in part, of any right or interest in a right-of-way grant or lease from the holder (assignor) to a subsequent party (assignee) with the BLM's written approval. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management to whom has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this part. See 43 CFR 2720.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this subpart. See 43 CFR 2911.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management to whom has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this part. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority and responsibility to make decisions and perform the duties described in this part. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management to whom has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this part to be performed by the authorized officer. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this part. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this subpart. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this part. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties of this subpart. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Bargaining: means a process, other than arbitration, by which parties attempt to resolve a dispute concerning the appraised value of the lands involved in an exchange. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Base rent: means the dollar amount required from a grant or lease holder on BLM managed lands based on the communication use with the highest value in the associated facility or facilities, as calculated according to the communication use rent schedule. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • 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
  • Bird: Any member of the class aves, other than poultry. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Casual use: means activities ordinarily resulting in no or negligible disturbance of the public lands, resources, or improvements. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Casual use: means activities ordinarily resulting in no or negligible disturbance of the public lands, resources, or improvements. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Casual use: means any short term non-commercial activity which does not cause appreciable damage or disturbance to the public lands, their resources or improvements, and which is not prohibited by closure of the lands to such activities. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Cellular telephone: means a system of mobile or fixed communication devices that use a combination of radio and telephone switching technology and provide public switched network services to fixed or mobile users, or both, within a defined geographic area. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • CERCLA: means the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (42 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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.
  • Communication use rent schedule: is a schedule of rents for the following types of communication uses, including related technologies, located in a facility associated with a particular grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conveyance: means a transfer of legal title. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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
  • Cultural resources: means those fragile and nonrenewable physical remains of human activity found in districts, sites, structures, burial mounds, petroglyphs, artifacts, objects, ruins, works of art, architecture or natural settings or features which were important to prehistoric, historic or other land and resource use events. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Customer: means an occupant who is paying a facility manager, facility owner, or tenant for using all or any part of the space in the facility, or for communication services, and is not selling communication services or broadcasting to others. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 9 CFR 156.2
  • Department: means a unit of the Executive branch of the Federal Government which is headed by a member of the President's Cabinet. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Designated leasing area: means a parcel of land with specific boundaries identified by the BLM land use planning process as being a preferred location for solar or wind energy development that may be offered competitively. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct costs: means the expense actually expended to search, review, or duplicate in response to a FOIA request. See 21 CFR 1401.3
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Domestic animal: Any animal imported into the United States for any purpose other than exhibition in a zoo, park or other place maintained for the exhibition of live animals for recreational or educational purposes. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Duplicate: means the process of making a copy of a document. See 21 CFR 1401.3
  • Easement: means an authorization for a non-possessory, non-exclusive interest in lands which specifies the rights of the holder and the obligation of the Bureau of Land Management to use and manage the lands in a manner consistent with the terms of the easement. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • EIS: means environmental impact statement. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • 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.
  • Equine: Any horse, ass, mule, or zebra. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • 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
  • Exploration: means activities conducted on the Reserve for the purpose of evaluating petroleum resources which include crude oil, gases of all kinds (natural gas, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, helium, and any others), natural gasoline, and related hydrocarbons (tar sands, asphalt, propane butane, etc. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Export health certificate: An official document that, as required by the importing country, is endorsed by an APHIS representative and states that animals, animal products, organisms, vectors, or birds to be exported from the United States were found to be healthy and free from evidence of communicable diseases and pests. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Facility: means an improvement or structure, whether existing or planned, that is or would be owned and controlled by the grant or lease holder within a right-of-way. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Facility: means an improvement or structure, whether existing or planned, that is, or would be, owned and controlled by the grant or TUP holder within the right-of-way or TUP area. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Facility manager: means a person or entity that leases space in a facility to communication users and:

    (1) Holds a communication use grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Facility owner: means a person or entity that may or may not lease space in a facility to communication users and:

    (1) Holds a communication use grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • 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.
  • Federal lands: means all lands owned by the United States, except lands:

    (1) In the National Park System. See 43 CFR 2881.5

  • Federal lands: means any lands or interests in lands, such as mineral or timber interests, that are owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except: (1) Lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Germ plasm: Semen, embryos, or ova. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grant: means any authorization or instrument (e. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Grant: means any authorization or instrument BLM issues under section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act, 30 U. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Hazardous substance: means any substance designated pursuant to Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 302. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Hazardous substances: means those substances designated under Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 302. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Highest and best use: means the most probable legal use of a property, based on market evidence as of the date of valuation, expressed in an appraiser's supported opinion. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Holder: means any entity with a BLM right-of-way authorization. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Holding agency: means any Federal agency claiming use of a tract of land subject to these regulations. See 43 CFR 2655.0-5
  • Hours per year: means the total number of hours in a year, which, for purposes of this part, means 8,760 hours. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • IBLA: means the Department of the Interior, Board of Land Appeals. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Import compliance assistance: Import compliance assistance includes services provided to an importer whose shipment arrives at a port of entry without the necessary paperwork or with incomplete paperwork and who requires assistance to meet the requirements for entry into the United States. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • 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
  • Inspector: Any officer or employee of the Department of cooperating agency authorized to perform any duties at any plant furnished service under this part. See 9 CFR 156.2
  • IPD-GDP: means the Implicit Price Deflator, Gross Domestic Product, as published in the most recent edition of the Survey of Current Business of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Knowing and willful: means that a violation is knowingly and willfully committed if it constitutes the voluntary or conscious performance of an act which is prohibited or the voluntary or conscious failure to perform an act or duty that is required. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Known mineral values: means mineral rights in lands containing geologic formations that are valuable in the monetary sense for exploring, developing, or producing natural mineral deposits. See 43 CFR 2720.0-5
  • Land use authorization: means any authorization to use the public lands issued under this part. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Land use plan: means resource management plans or management framework plans prepared by the Bureau of Land Management pursuant to its land use planning system. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Land use proposal: means an informal statement, in writing, from any person to the authorized officer requesting consideration of a specified use of the public lands. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Lands: means any land and/or interests in land. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Lands: includes both upland and submerged land areas and any right or interest in such areas. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Lease: means an authorization to possess and use public lands for a fixed period of time. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • 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
  • Ledger account: means an accounting mechanism that tracks the differential in dollar value of lands conveyed throughout a series of transactions. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Legal description: means a written land description based upon either an approved and filed Federal land survey executed as a part of the United States Public Land Survey System or, where specifically authorized under Federal law, upon a protraction diagram. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Management overhead costs: means Federal expenditures associated with a particular Federal agency's directorate. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Market value: means the most probable price in cash, or terms equivalent to cash, that lands or interests in lands should bring in a competitive and open market under all conditions requisite to a fair sale, where the buyer and seller each acts prudently and knowledgeably, and the price is not affected by undue influence. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Microwave: means communication uses that:

    (i) Provide long-line intrastate and interstate public telephone, television, and data transmissions. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Mineral laws: means the mining laws, mineral leasing laws, and the Geothermal Steam Act, but not the Materials Sales Act, administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Mineral laws: means those laws applicable to the mineral resources administered by the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Monitoring: means those actions the Federal government performs to ensure compliance with the terms, conditions, and stipulations of a grant. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Monitoring: means those actions, subject to §2886. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • NEPA: means the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Net capacity factor: means the average operational time divided by the average potential operational time of a solar or wind energy development, multiplied by the current technology efficiency rates. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Nonstandard care and handling: Nonstandard care and handling includes hand-feeding, more than one feeding per day, frequent observation, and any handling or observation that requires personnel to attend to the birds or poultry outside of normal business hours. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Nonstandard housing: Nonstandard housing is individual housing not normally available at an APHIS animal import center, any housing constructed or purchased at the request of the importer, any housing with blinds, dense foliage, or plants, and any housing where the temperature can be adjusted. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Office: means an office or bureau of the Department of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Oil or gas: means oil, natural gas, synthetic liquid or gaseous fuels, or any refined product produced from them. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Opening: means the restoration of a specified area of public lands to operation of the public land laws, including the mining laws, and, if appropriate, the mineral leasing laws, the material disposal laws and the Geothermal Steam Act, subject to valid existing rights and the terms and provisions of existing withdrawals, reservations, classifications, and management decisions. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Opening order: means an order issued by the Secretary or the authorized officer and published in the 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Outstanding interests: means rights or interests in property held by an entity other than a party to an exchange. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Party: means the United States or any person, State or local government who enters into an agreement to initiate an exchange. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Performance and reclamation bond: means the document provided by the holder of a right-of-way grant or lease that provides the appropriate financial guarantees, including cash, to cover potential liabilities or specific requirements identified by the BLM for the construction, operation, decommissioning, and reclamation of an authorized right-of-way on public lands. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Permit: means a short-term revocable authorization to use public lands for specified purposes. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Person: means any person or entity legally capable of conveying and holding lands or interests therein, under the laws of the State within which the lands or interests therein are located, who is a citizen of the United States, or in the case of a corporation, is subject to the laws of any State or of the United States. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Person: An individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, or any other public or private entity, or any officer, employee, or agent thereof. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint stock company, or other form of organization. See 9 CFR 156.2
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, or other legal entity legally capable to hold title to and convey land. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pet birds: Birds, except hatching eggs and ratites, that are imported or exported for the personal pleasure of their individual owners and are not intended for resale. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Pipeline: means a line crossing Federal lands for transportation of oil or gas. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Pipeline system: means all facilities, whether or not located on Federal lands, used by a grant holder in connection with the construction, operation, maintenance, or termination of a pipeline. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Poultry: Chickens, doves, ducks, geese, grouse, guinea fowl, partridges, pea fowl, pheasants, pigeons, quail, swans, and turkeys. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • 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.
  • Production facilities: means a lessee's or lease operator's pipes and equipment used on its oil and gas lease to aid in extracting, processing, and storing oil or gas. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Proponent: means any person who submits a land use proposal, either on his/her own initiative or in response to a notice for submission of such proposals. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective record owner: means a person who has a contract or other agreement to purchase a tract of land that is in non-Federal ownership with a reservation of minerals in the United States, or a person who is purchasing a tract of land under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 or other laws authorizing the conveyance of Federal lands subject to the reservation of a mineral interest. See 43 CFR 2720.0-5
  • Public airport: means an airport open to use by all persons without prior permission of the airport lessee or operator, and without restrictions within the physical capacities of its available facilities. See 43 CFR 2911.0-5
  • Public land laws: means that body of general land laws administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management, excepting, however, the mineral laws. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Public land laws: means that body of laws dealing with the administration, use and disposition of the public lands, but does not include the mineral laws. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Public lands: means any land and interest in land owned by the United States within the several states and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through BLM without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except lands:

    (1) Located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Public lands: means lands or interests in lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, except lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf and lands held for the benefit of Indians, Aleuts and Eskimos. See 43 CFR 2920.0-5
  • Public lands: means any lands and interest in lands owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary through the Bureau of Land Management except:

    (1) Lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5

  • public lands: means any lands or interest in lands owned by the United States within the several States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management, without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except: (1) Lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Public lands: means any lands and interest in lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, except lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf and lands held for the benefit of Indians, Aleuts and Eskimos. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Public purpose: means for the purpose of providing facilities or services for the benefit of the public in connection with, but not limited to, public health, safety or welfare. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Rate of return: means the relationship of income (to the property owner) to revenue generated from authorized solar and wind energy development facilities based on the 10-year average of the 20-year U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Related facilities: means those structures, devices, improvements, and sites, located on Federal lands, which may or may not be connected or contiguous to the pipeline, the substantially continuous use of which is necessary for the operation or maintenance of a pipeline, such as:

    (1) Supporting structures. See 43 CFR 2881.5

  • Release: has the meaning found at 42 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • 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).
  • Request: means a letter or other written communication seeking records or information under FOIA. See 21 CFR 1401.3
  • Reserve: means those lands within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (prior to June 1, 1977, designated Naval Petroleum Reserve No. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Resource use: means a land use having as its primary objective the preservation, conservation, enhancement or development of:

    (1) Any renewable or nonrenewable natural resource indigenous to a particular land area, including, but not limited to, mineral, timber, forage, water, fish or wildlife resources, or

    (2) Any resource value associated with a particular land area, including, but not limited to, watershed, power, scenic, wilderness, clean air or recreational values. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5

  • Resource values: means any of the various commodity values (e. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Review: means the process of examining documents that are located during a search to determine if any portion should lawfully be withheld. See 21 CFR 1401.3
  • Revocation: means the cancellation of a Public Land Order, but does not restore public lands to operation of the public land laws. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Right-of-way: means the public lands that the BLM authorizes a holder to use or occupy under a particular grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Right-of-way: means the Federal lands BLM authorizes a holder to use or occupy under a grant. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • RMA: means the Ranally Metro Area Population Ranking as published in the most recent edition of the Rand McNally Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Search: means to review, manually or by automated means, agency records for the purpose of locating those records responsive to a request. See 21 CFR 1401.3
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or the individual to whom the authority and responsibilities of that official, as to matters considered in this part, have been delegated. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or a secretarial officer subordinate to the Secretary who has been appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and to whom has been delegated the authority of the Secretary to perform the duties described in this part to be performed by the Secretary. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or a secretarial officer subordinate to the Secretary who has been appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, and to whom has been delegated the authority of the Secretary to perform the duties described in this part as being performed by the Secretary. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2640.0-5
  • Segregation: means the removal for a limited period, subject to valid existing rights, of a specified area of the Federal lands from appropriation under the public land laws and mineral laws, pursuant to the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to allow for the orderly administration of the Federal lands. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Segregation: means the removal for a limited period, subject to valid existing rights, of a specified area of the public lands from the operation of the public land laws, including the mining laws, pursuant to the exercise by the Secretary of regulatory authority to allow for the orderly administration of the public lands. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Segregation: means the removal for a limited period, subject to valid existing rights, of a specified area of the public lands from the operation of some or all of the public land laws, including the mineral laws, pursuant to the exercise by the Secretary of regulatory authority for the orderly administration of the public lands. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Short-term right-of-way grant: means any grant issued for a term of 3 years or less for such uses as storage sites, construction areas, and site testing and monitoring activities, including site characterization studies and environmental monitoring. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Site: means an area, such as a mountaintop, where a holder locates one or more communication or other right-of-way facilities. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Solid waste: means any material as defined under Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 261. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Special areas: means areas within the reserve identified by the Secretary of the Interior as having significant subsistence, recreational, fish and wildlife, or historical or scenic value and, therefore, warranting maximum protection of such values to the extent consistent with the requirements of the Act for the exploration of the Reserve. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Standard feed: Seed, or dry feeds such as dog food or monkey biscuits, whether soaked in water or not. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • State Director: means the Director, Alaska State Office, Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2655.0-5
  • Statement of value: means a written report prepared by a qualified appraiser that states the appraiser's conclusion(s) of value. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Substantial deviation: means a change in the authorized location or use which requires:

    (1) Construction or use outside the boundaries of the right-of-way. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Substantial deviation: means a change in the authorized location or use which requires:

    (1) Construction or use outside the boundaries of the right-of-way or TUP area. See 43 CFR 2881.5

  • TAPS: means the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline System. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Television broadcast: means a use that broadcasts UHF and VHF audio and video signals for general public reception. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Tenant: means an occupant who is paying a facility manager, facility owner, or other entity for occupying and using all or any part of a facility. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Terms: As used in this part, the term:

    Acreage rent means rent assessed for solar and wind energy development grants and leases that is determined by the number of acres authorized for the grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Terms: Unless a term is defined in this part, the defined terms in part 2800 of this chapter apply to this part. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Test: A single analysis performed on a single specimen from an animal, animal product, commercial product, or animal feed. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Third party: means any person or entity other than BLM, the applicant, or the holder of a right-of-way authorization. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Third party: means any person or entity other than BLM, the applicant, or the holder of a right-of-way authorization. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • Transportation and utility corridor: means a parcel of land, without fixed limits or boundaries, that holders use as the location for one or more transportation or utility rights-of-way. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • TUP: means a temporary use permit. See 43 CFR 2881.5
  • United States: The several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and all other territories and possessions of the United States. See 9 CFR 130.1
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Withdrawal: means withholding an area of Federal land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under some or all of the general land laws, for the purpose of limiting activities under those laws in order to maintain other public values in the area or reserving the area for a particular public purpose or program. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Withdrawal petition: means a request, originated within the Department of the Interior and submitted to the Secretary, to file an application for withdrawal. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Withdrawal proposal: means a withdrawal petition approved by the Secretary. See 43 CFR 2300.0-5
  • Zone: means one of eight geographic groupings necessary for linear right-of-way rent assessment purposes, covering all lands in the contiguous United States. See 43 CFR 2801.5