Part 1700 Organization and Functions
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Part 1703 Government in the Sunshine Act
Part 1705 Privacy Regulations
Part 1706 Enforcement of Nondiscrimination On the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by National Commission On Libraries and Information Science

Terms Used In CFR > Title 45 > Subtitle B > Chapter XVII

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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 agency. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • 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.
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Handicapped person: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • 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 major life activities. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • NPR-A: means the area formerly within Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 4 Alaska which was redesignated as the National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska by the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (42 U. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Participating area: means those committed tracts or portions of those committed tracts within the unit area that are proven to be productive by a well meeting the productivity criteria specified in the unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, such diseases and conditions as orthopedic, visual, speech, and hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, mental retardation, emotional illness, and drug addition and alcholism. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Producible interval: means any pool, deposit, zone, or portion thereof capable of producing oil or gas. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Record title: means legal ownership of an oil and gas lease recorded in BLM's records. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tract: means land that may be included in an NPR-A oil and gas unit agreement and that may or may not be in a Federal lease. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unit agreement: means a BLM-approved agreement to cooperate in exploring, developing, operating and sharing in production of all or part of an oil or gas pool, field or like area, including at least one NPR-A lease, without regard to lease boundaries and ownership. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Unit area: means all tracts committed to a BLM-approved unit. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • you: as used in this part 107 means a Licensee or license applicant, as appropriate, unless otherwise noted. See 13 CFR 107.40