Part 0 Commission Organization
Part 1 Practice and Procedure
Part 2 Frequency Allocations and Radio Treaty Matters; General Rules and Regulations
Part 5 Experimental Radio Service
Part 6 Access to Telecommunications Service, Telecommunications Equipment and Customer Premises Equipment by Persons With Disabilities
Part 7 Access to Voicemail and Interactive Menu Services and Equipment by People With Disabilities
Part 8 Internet Freedom
Part 9 Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol Services
Part 10 Wireless Emergency Alerts
Part 11 Emergency Alert System (Eas)
Part 12 Resiliency, Redundancy and Reliability of Communications
Part 14 Access to Advanced Communications Services and Equipment by People With Disabilities
Part 15 Radio Frequency Devices
Part 17 Construction, Marking, and Lighting of Antenna Structures
Part 18 Industrial, Scientific, and Medical Equipment
Part 19 Employee Responsibilities and Conduct

Terms Used In CFR > Title 47 > Chapter I > Subchapter A

  • Acne: A disease involving the oil glands and hair follicles of the skin which is manifested by blackheads, whiteheads, acne pimples, and acne blemishes. See 46 CFR 169.553
  • Acne drug product: A drug product used to reduce the number of acne blemishes, acne pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads. See 46 CFR 169.553
  • Acquisition: means acquiring ADP equipment or services from commercial sources or from State or local government resources. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Acquisition Checklist: means the standard Department checklist that States can submit to meet prior written approval requirements instead of submitting the actual Request for Proposal (RFP), contracts or contract amendments. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Acquisition cost: means the cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Act: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Act: means the Department of the Interior Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 1981 (Pub. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Act: means the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, as amended by the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974, (Pub. See 45 CFR 1151.3
  • Act: The United States Cotton Futures Act (90 Stat. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Act: means the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, as amended (33 U. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Actual drilling: means operations you conduct that are similar to those that a person seriously looking for oil or gas could be expected to conduct in that particular area, given the existing knowledge of geologic and other pertinent facts about the area to be drilled. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • ADP: means data processing performed by a system of electronic or electrical machines so interconnected and interacting as to minimize the need for human assistance or intervention. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Advance payment: means a payment that a Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity makes by any appropriate payment mechanism, including a predetermined payment schedule, before the non-Federal entity disburses the funds for program purposes. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Affected Entity: is an entity that applies for and/or receives Federal financial assistance from EPA including but not limited to: State and local governments, Indian Tribes, Intertribal Consortia, Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and other Non-profit Organizations, and Individuals. See 49 CFR 106.85
  • Allocation: means the process of assigning a cost, or a group of costs, to one or more cost objective(s), in reasonable proportion to the benefit provided or other equitable relationship. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Allotment: EPA's calculation of the funds that may be available to an eligible recipient for an environmental program grant. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Amendment: means any data and information that you submit regarding a filed GRAS notice before we respond to your notice by letter in accordance with §570. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • Antarctica: means the area south of 60 degrees south latitude. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Antifungal: A drug which inhibits the growth and reproduction of fungal cells and decreases the number of fungi present. See 46 CFR 169.541
  • Applicant: means a person or entity that submits a siting application and the agents, employees, and contractors of such person or entity. See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Applicant: means the person in whose name a special permit, approval, registration, a renewed or modified special permit or approval, or party status to a special permit is requested to be issued. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • application: means a written submission to a siting authority requesting authorization for the deployment of a personal wireless service facility at a specified location. See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Application: means a request under subpart B of this part for a special permit, a renewal or modification of a special permit, party status to a special permit, or a request under subpart H of this part for an approval, or renewal or modification of an approval. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Approval: means a written authorization, including a competent authority approval, issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, to perform a function for which prior authorization by the Associate Administrator is required under subchapter C of this chapter (49 CFR parts 171 through 180). See 49 CFR 105.5
  • 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
  • Associate Administrator: means Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Audit finding: means deficiencies which the auditor is required by §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditee: means any non-Federal entity that expends Federal awards which must be audited under subpart F-of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditor: means an auditor who is a public accountant, or a Federal, state, local government, or Indian Tribe audit organization, which meets the general standards specified for external auditors in generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Authorization: means any approval that a siting authority must issue under applicable law prior to the deployment of personal wireless service facilities, including, but not limited to, zoning approval and building permit. See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Authorized agency official: means the head of an agency or an official who is authorized to act for the head of the agency in the matter concerned. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Base contract: means the initial contractual activity, including all option years, allowed during a defined unit of time, for example, 2 years. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • Basis grade contract: Contract of sale of cotton for future delivery mentioned in the Act, made at, on, or in any exchange in compliance with subsection 15b(f) of the Act. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Budget: means the financial plan for the project or program that the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity approves during the Federal award process or in subsequent amendments to the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Capital assets: means tangible or intangible assets used in operations having a useful life of more than one year which are capitalized in accordance with GAAP. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Capital expenditures: means expenditures to acquire capital assets or expenditures to make additions, improvements, modifications, replacements, rearrangements, reinstallations, renovations, or alterations to capital assets that materially increase their value or useful life. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cargo residues: means the remnants of any cargo which are not covered by other MARPOL Annexes and which remain on the deck or in holds following loading or unloading, including loading and unloading excess or spillage, whether in wet or dry condition or entrained in wash water, but does not include cargo dust remaining on the deck after sweeping or dust on the external surfaces of the ship. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Center frequency: The center frequency, f47 CFR 15.503
  • Certified: means having the certification that OPM, with OMB concurrence, grants under 5 U. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Classification: The classification of any cotton shall be determined by the quality of a sample in accordance with the Universal Cotton Standards (the official cotton standards of the United States) for cotton property measurements of American Upland cotton. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Clean ballast: means the ballast in a tank which, since oil was last carried therein, has been so cleaned that effluent therefrom, if it were discharged from a ship that is stationary into clean calm water on a clear day would not produce visible traces of oil on the surface of the water or adjoining shorelines or cause a sludge or emulsion to be deposited beneath the surface of the water or upon adjoining shorelines. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Closeout: means the process by which the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity determines that all applicable administrative actions and all required work of the Federal award have been completed and takes actions as described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cluster of programs: means a grouping of closely related programs that share common compliance requirements. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for audit: means the Federal agency designated to carry out the responsibilities described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for indirect costs: means the Federal agency responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and approving cost allocation plans or indirect cost proposals developed under this part on behalf of all Federal agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Commandant: means Commandant, U. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • 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
  • Compliance supplement: means appendix XI to part 75 (previously known as the Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Computing devices: means machines used to acquire, store, analyze, process, and publish data and other information electronically, including accessories (or "peripherals") for printing, transmitting and receiving, or storing electronic information. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Condition: means the relative degree of soundness of a product which may affect its merchantability and includes those factors which are subject to change and may result from, but not necessarily limited to, age, improper handling, storage or lack of refrigeration. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • consent order: is a formal decree accepting an agreement between a party to an adjudicatory hearing proceeding held to determine whether that party has violated statutes or Commission rules or policies and the appropriate operating Bureau, with regard to such party's future compliance with such statutes, rules or policies, and disposing of all issues on which the proceeding was designated for hearing. See 47 CFR 1.93
  • Consolidated grant: A single grant made to a recipient consolidating funds from more than one environmental grant program. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Constructive drilling: means those activities that are necessary to prepare for actual drilling that occur after BLM approves an application to drill, but before you actually drill the well. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Continuing development obligations: means a program of development or operations you conduct that, after you complete initial obligations defined in a unit agreement--

    (1) Meets or exceeds the rate of non-unit operations in the vicinity of the unit. See 43 CFR 3137.5

  • Contract: means a legal instrument by which a non-Federal entity purchases property or services needed to carry out the project or program under a Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in Contract. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cooperative audit resolution: means the use of audit follow-up techniques which promote prompt corrective action by improving communication, fostering collaboration, promoting trust, and developing an understanding between the Federal agency and the non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Corrective action: means action taken by the auditee that:

    (1) Corrects identified deficiencies. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Cost allocation plan: means central service cost allocation plan or public assistance cost allocation plan. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost objective: means a program, function, activity, award, organizational subdivision, contract, or work unit for which cost data are desired and for which provision is made to accumulate and measure the cost of processes, products, jobs, capital projects, etc. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the portion of project costs not paid by Federal funds (unless otherwise authorized by Federal statute). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cotton Division: The Cotton Division of the Service. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Cross-cutting audit finding: means an audit finding where the same underlying condition or issue affects Federal awards of more than one Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Customs: The U. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Data processing: means the preparation of source media containing data or basic elements of information and the use of such source media according to precise rules or procedures to accomplish such operations as classifying, sorting, calculating, summarizing, recording and transmitting. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Service. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Deployment: means placement, construction, or modification of a personal wireless service facility. See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Development: means the definition of system requirements, detailing of system and program specifications, programming and testing. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Disallowed costs: means those charges to a Federal award that the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity determines to be unallowable, in accordance with the applicable Federal statutes, regulations, or the terms and conditions of the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Discharge: means any release, however caused, from a ship and includes any escape, disposal, spilling, leaking, pumping, emitting or emptying. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • disposal agency: as used in this part refers to GSA. See 41 CFR 102-75.5
  • Dispute: is a disagreement by an Affected Entity with a specific Agency Decision regarding a pre-award or post-award action. See 49 CFR 106.85
  • Drainage: means the migration of hydrocarbons, inert gases (other than helium), or associated resources caused by production from other wells. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • EIRP: Equivalent isotropically radiated power, i. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Endowment: means the National Endowment for the Arts. See 45 CFR 1151.3
  • Enhanced matching rate: means the higher than regular rate of FFP authorized by Title IV-D, IV-E, and XIX of the Social Security Act for acquisition of services and equipment that conform to specific requirements designed to improve administration of the Child Support Enforcement, Foster Care and Adoption Assistance, and Medicaid programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Environmental program: A program for which EPA awards grants under the authorities listed in §35. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Equipment: means tangible personal property (including information technology systems) having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the non-Federal entity for financial statement purposes, or $5,000. See 45 CFR 75.2
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    File or Filed means received by the appropriate PHMSA or other designated office within the time specified in a regulation or rulemaking document. See 49 CFR 105.5

  • exceptions: means the document consolidating the exceptions and supporting brief. See 47 CFR 1.276
  • Exchange: Exchange, board of trade, or similar institution or place of business, at, on, or in which a basis grade contract may be made. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Exchange inspection agency: The inspection agency of the New York Cotton Exchange, the New Orleans Cotton Exchange, the Board of Trade of the city of Chicago, or of any other exchange which may have an organized inspection agency recognized as such by the Director, as the case may be. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Expenditures: means charges made by a non-Federal entity to a project or program for which a Federal award was received. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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 all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, or other real or personal property or interest in such property. See 45 CFR 1151.3
  • 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

  • Feasibility study: means a preliminary study to determine whether it is sufficiently probable that effective and efficient use of ADP equipment or systems can be made to warrant a substantial investment of staff, time, and money being requested and whether the plan is capable of being accomplished successfully. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Federal agency: means an "agency" as defined at 5 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal awarding agency: means the Federal agency that provides a Federal award directly to a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal financial assistance: means any grant, loan, contract (other than a procurement contract or a contract of insurance or guaranty), or any other arrangement by which the Endowment provides or otherwise makes available assistance in the form of:

    (1) Funds. See 45 CFR 1151.3

  • Federal hazardous material transportation law: means 49 U. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Federal program office: means the Federal program office within the Department that is authorized to approve requests for the acquisition of ADP equipment or ADP services. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Federal share: means the portion of total project costs that are paid by Federal funds. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • FFP: means Federal financial participation. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Filed: means received by the appropriate PHMSA or other designated office within the time specified in a regulation or rulemaking document. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • First aid antibiotic: An antibiotic-containing drug product applied topically to the skin to help prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. See 46 CFR 169.525
  • Fixed or floating drilling rig or other platform: means a fixed or floating structure located at sea which is engaged in the exploration, exploitation, or associated offshore processing of sea-bed mineral resources. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • from the nearest land: means from the baseline from which the territorial sea of the territory in question is established in accordance with international law, except that, for the purposes of these regulations, "from the nearest land" off the northeastern coast of Australia shall mean from a line drawn from a point on the coast of Australia in--latitude 11°00? South, longitude 142°08? East to a point in--latitude 10°35? South, longitude 141°55? East, thence to a point--latitude 10°00? South, longitude 142°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 9°10? South, longitude 143°52? East, thence to a point--latitude 9°00? South, longitude 144°30? East, thence to a point--latitude 10°41? South, longitude 145°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 13°00? South, longitude 145°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 15°00? South, longitude 146°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 17°30? South, longitude 147°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 21°00? South, longitude 152°55? East, thence to a point on the coast of Australia in latitude 24°42? South, longitude 153°15? East. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • fuel oil: is a lso known as "oil fuel. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Funding period: The period of time specified in the grant agreement during which the recipient may expend or obligate funds for the purposes set forth in the agreement. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • General purpose equipment: means equipment which is not limited to research, medical, scientific or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • General Systems Design: means a combination of narrative and graphic description of the generic architecture of a system as opposed to the detailed architecture of the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Grade: means a class or rank of quality. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Grant: means any authorization or instrument (e. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • GRAS: means generally recognized as safe. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • GRAS notice: means a submission that informs us of your view that a substance is not subject to the premarket approval requirements of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act based on your conclusion that the substance is GRAS under the conditions of its intended use in accordance with §570. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • Great Lakes: means the Great Lakes of North America and the St. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Hand held: As used in this subpart, a hand held device is a portable device, such as a lap top computer or a PDA, that is primarily hand held while being operated and that does not employ a fixed infrastructure. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Hardware: means automatic equipment that accepts and stores data, performs calculations and other processing steps, and produces information. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Harmful substance: means any substance which, if introduced into the sea, is liable to create hazards to human health, harm living resources and marine life, damage amenities, or interfere with other legitimate uses of the sea, and includes any substance subject to control by MARPOL. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Hazardous material: means a substance or material that the Secretary of Transportation has determined is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce, and has designated as hazardous under section 5103 of Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • HMR: means the regulations at 49 CFR parts 171 through 180. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Holder: means any entity with a BLM right-of-way authorization. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • 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
  • identical: means identical within the variation that can be expected to arise as a result of quantity production techniques. See 47 CFR 2.908
  • Imaging system: A general category consisting of ground penetrating radar systems, medical imaging systems, wall imaging systems through-wall imaging systems and surveillance systems. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Implementation APD: means a recorded plan of action to request Federal Financial Participation (FFP) in the costs of designing, developing, and implementing the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Indian tribe: means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Indirect cost rate proposal: means the documentation prepared by a non-Federal entity to substantiate its request for the establishment of an indirect cost rate as described in appendix III through appendix VII, and appendix IX of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Inspector: Any individual authorized by the Administrator of APHIS or the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, to enforce the regulations in this part. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Installation: means the integrated testing of programs and subsystems, system conversion, and turnover to operation status. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Internal controls: means a process, implemented by a non-Federal entity, designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of objectives in the following categories:

    (1) Effectiveness and efficiency of operations. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Investigation: includes investigations authorized under 49 U. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • 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
  • Jock itch: A chronic and recurrent infection caused by certain dermatophytic fungi. See 46 CFR 169.541
  • Loan: means a Federal loan or loan guarantee received or administered by a non-Federal entity, except as used in the definition of Program income. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • loan guarantee: means any Federal Government guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or a part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a non-Federal borrower to a non-Federal lender, but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Major program: means a Federal program determined by the auditor to be a major program in accordance with §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Management decision: means the evaluation by the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity of the audit findings and corrective action plan and the issuance of a written decision to the auditee as to what corrective action is necessary. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Marketing Services Office: A facility of the Cotton Division established under the Act at any point. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • MARPOL: means the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocols of 1978 and 1997 relating to that Convention. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Medical imaging system: A field disturbance sensor that is designed to detect the location or movement of objects within the body of a person or animal. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Microwave: means communication uses that:

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

  • 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
  • Movement: means a change of an SL or ST employee from one SL or ST position to a different SL or ST position without a break in service under procedures that meet applicable requirements for staffing positions in the competitive service and excepted service. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • National program guidance: Guidance issued by EPA's National Program Managers for establishing and maintaining effective environmental programs. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Navigable waters: means the territorial sea of the United States (as defined in Presidential Proclamation 5928 of December 27, 1988) and the internal waters of the United States. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Nearest land: The term "from the nearest land" means from the baseline from which the territorial sea of the territory in question is established in accordance with international law, except that, for the purposes of these regulations, "from the nearest land" off the northeastern coast of Australia shall mean from a line drawn from a point on the coast of Australia in--latitude 11°00? South, longitude 142°08? East to a point in--latitude 10°35? South, longitude 141°55? East, thence to a point--latitude 10°00? South, longitude 142°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 9°10? South, longitude 143°52? East, thence to a point--latitude 9°00? South, longitude 144°30? East, thence to a point--latitude 10°41? South, longitude 145°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 13°00? South, longitude 145°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 15°00? South, longitude 146°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 17°30? South, longitude 147°00? East, thence to a point--latitude 21°00? South, longitude 152°55? East, thence to a point on the coast of Australia in latitude 24°42? South, longitude 153°15? East. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • 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
  • NLS: means Noxious Liquid Substance. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Non-Federal entity: means a state, local government, Indian tribe, institution of higher education (IHE), or nonprofit organization that carries out a Federal award as a recipient or subrecipient. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Noncompetitive: means solicitation of a proposal from only one source, or after solicitation of a number of sources, negotiation with selected sources based on a finding that competition is inadequate. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Nonprofit organization: means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization, not including IHEs, that:

    (1) Is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Not certified: means lacking the certification that OPM, with OMB concurrence, grants under 5 U. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Notified substance: means the substance that is the subject of your GRAS notice. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • 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
  • NPR-A lease: means any oil and gas lease within the boundaries of the NPR-A, issued and administered by the United States under the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976, as amended (42 U. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Off-cycle pay increase: means any increase in a senior professional's rate of basic pay that becomes effective on a date other than the date specified in §534. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Oil: means petroleum whether in solid, semi-solid, emulsified, or liquid form, including but not limited to, crude oil, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, oil residue, and refined products, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes the substances listed in Appendix I of Annex I of MARPOL. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Oil residue: means oil cargo residue. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Oil tanker: means a ship constructed or adapted primarily to carry oil in bulk in its cargo spaces and includes combination carriers and any "chemical tanker" as defined in Annex II of MARPOL when it is carrying a cargo or part cargo of oil in bulk. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Oily mixture: includes , but is not limited to--

    (1) Slops from bilges;

    (2) Slops from oil cargoes (such as cargo tank washings, oily waste, and oily refuse);

    (3) Oil residue (sludge); and

    (4) Oily ballast water from cargo or fuel oil tanks. See 33 CFR 151.05

  • OMB: means the Office of Management and Budget. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Operation: means the automated processing of data used in the administration of State plans for titles I, IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • OPM: means the Office of Personnel Management. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Oversight agency for audit: means the Federal awarding agency that provides the predominant amount of funding directly to a non-Federal entity not assigned a cognizant agency for audit. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Owner: The owner, or his agent (including the operator of a carrier), having responsible custody of a plant, plant product, plant pest, soil, or other product or article subject to this part. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Owner: Person who owns, controls, or has the disposition of any cotton. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Participant support costs: means direct costs for items such as stipends or subsistence allowances, travel allowances, and registration fees paid to or on behalf of participants or trainees (but not employees) in connection with conferences, or training projects. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • party: refers to any person who participates in a proceeding by the timely filing of a petition for rule making, comments on a notice of proposed rule making, a petition for reconsideration, or responsive pleadings in the manner prescribed by this subpart. See 47 CFR 1.400
  • Pass-through entity: means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Performance appraisal system: means the policies, practices, and procedures an agency establishes under 5 U. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Performance management system: means the framework of policies and practices that an agency uses to implement performance management, as described in §430. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Performance Partnership Agreement: A negotiated agreement signed by the EPA Regional Administrator and an appropriate official of a State agency and designated as a Performance Partnership Agreement. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Performance Partnership Grant: A single grant combining funds from more than one environmental program. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Performance rating: means the written, or otherwise recorded, appraisal of performance compared to the SL or ST employee's performance standard(s) for each critical and non-critical element on which there has been an opportunity to perform for a minimum of 90 days. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Period of performance: means the time during which the non-Federal entity may incur new obligations to carry out the work authorized under the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Person: means an individual, firm, public or private corporation, partnership, association, State, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a State, or any interstate body. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or joint stock company. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Person: means an individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint-stock association (including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative). See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Person: means an individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint-stock association (including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative). See 49 CFR 107.1
  • Person: Individual, association, partnership, or corporation. See 7 CFR 27.2
  • Personal property: means property of any kind except real property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Planning target: The amount of funds that the Regional Administrator suggests a grant applicant consider in developing its application, including the work plan, for an environmental program. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Plant pest: means any living stage of: Any insects, mites, nematodes, slugs, snails, protozoa, or other invertebrate animals, bacteria, fungi, other parasitic plants or reproductive parts thereof, viruses, or any organisms similar to or allied with any of the foregoing, or any infectious substances, which can directly or indirectly injure or cause disease or damage in any plants or parts thereof, or any processed, manufactured, or other products of plants. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs: The Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, of the U. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • pleading: means any written notice, motion, petition, request, opposition, reply, brief, proposed findings, exceptions, memorandum of law, or other paper filed with the Commission in a hearing proceeding. See 47 CFR 1.204
  • Port: Any place designated by the President, Secretary of the Treasury, or Congress at which a Customs officer is assigned with authority to accept entries of merchandise, to collect duties, and to enforce the various provisions of the Customs and Navigation laws in force at that place. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Port of arrival: Any port in the United States at which a prohibited or restricted product or article arrives. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Port of entry: A port at which a specified shipment or means of conveyance is accepted for entry or admitted without entry into the United States. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Primary target: means the principal geologic formation that you intend to develop and produce. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Prior approval: means written approval by an authorized HHS official evidencing prior consent before a recipient undertakes certain activities or incurs specific costs. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Producible interval: means any pool, deposit, zone, or portion thereof capable of producing oil or gas. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Program income: means gross income earned by the non-Federal entity that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the Federal award during the period of performance except as provided in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Program or activity: means all of the operations of any entity described in paragraphs (h)(1) through (4) of this section, any part of which is extended Federal financial assistance:

    (1)(i) A department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of a State or of a local government. See 45 CFR 1151.3

  • Project: means a defined set of information technology related tasks, undertaken by the State to improve the efficiency, economy and effectiveness of administration and/or operation of one or more of its human services programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Project costs: means total allowable costs incurred under a Federal award and all required cost sharing and voluntary committed cost sharing, including third-party contributions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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

  • Quality: means the combination of the inherent properties or attributes of a product which determines its relative degree of excellence. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Rate of basic pay: means the rate of pay fixed by law or administrative action for an SL or ST employee under the provisions of 5 U. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • 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
  • Rating of record: means the performance rating prepared at the end of an appraisal period for performance of agency-assigned duties over the entire period and the assignment of a summary level within a pattern as specified in §430. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Real property: means land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excludes moveable machinery and equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Recipient: means an entity, usually but not limited to non-Federal entities, that receives a Federal award directly from a Federal awarding agency to carry out an activity under a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Recipient: means any state or its political subdivision, any instrumentality of a state or its political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any person to which federal financial assistance is extended directly or through another recipient, including any successor, assignee, or transferee of a recipient, but excluding the ultimate beneficiary of the assistance. See 45 CFR 1151.3
  • Recognized Classification Society: means a classification society that is a participating member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS). See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Record title: means legal ownership of an oil and gas lease recorded in BLM's records. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Regional supplemental guidance: Guidance to environmental program applicants prepared by the Regional Administrator, based on the national program guidance and specific regional and applicant circumstances, for use in preparing a grant application. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Regular matching rate: means the normal rate of FFP authorized by titles IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act for State and local agency administration of programs authorized by those titles. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Requirements Analysis: means determining and documenting the information needs and the functional and technical requirements the proposed computerized system must meet. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Reservoir heterogeneity: means spatial differences in the oil and gas reservoir properties. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Reworking operations: means all operations designed to secure, restore or improve production through some use of a hole previously drilled, including, but not limited to, mechanical or chemical treatment of any horizon, deepening to test deeper strata and plugging back to test higher strata. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • 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
  • Ringworm: A skin infection caused by certain dermatophytic fungi. See 46 CFR 169.541
  • 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
  • Safeguard: A procedure for handling, maintaining, or disposing of prohibited or restricted products and articles subject to this part so as to eliminate the risk of plant pest dissemination which the prohibited or restricted products and articles may present. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Sample: means any number of sample units to be used for inspection. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Segregated ballast: means the ballast water introduced into a tank that is completely separated from the cargo oil and fuel oil system and that is permanently allocated to the carriage of ballast or to the carriage of ballast or cargoes other than oil or noxious substances as variously defined in the Annexes of MARPOL. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Senior professional: means an SL or ST employee. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Service agreement: means the document signed by the State or local agency and the State or local Central Data Processing facility whenever the latter provides data processing services to the former and:

    (a) Identifies those ADP services the Central Data Processing facility will provide. See 45 CFR 95.605

  • Ship: means a vessel of any type whatsoever, operating in the marine environment. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Ship: Any means of transportation by water. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • Shipboard oil pollution emergency plan: means a plan prepared, submitted, and maintained according to the provisions of §§151. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • 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
  • Siting authority: means a State government, local government, or instrumentality of a State government or local government, including any official or organizational unit thereof, whose authorization is necessary prior to the deployment of personal wireless service facilities. See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation used to operate the hardware. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Software maintenance: means routine support activities that normally include corrective, adaptive, and perfective changes, without introducing additional functional capabilities. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Special area: means a sea area, where for recognized technical reasons in relation to its oceanographical and ecological condition and to the particular character of the traffic, the adoption of special mandatory methods for the prevention of sea pollution by oil, NLSs, or garbage is required. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Special permit: means a document issued by the Associate Administrator, the Associate Administrator's designee, or as otherwise prescribed in the HMR, under the authority of 49 U. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • Special purpose equipment: means equipment which is used only for research, medical, scientific, or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or any other territory or possession of the United States designated by the Secretary. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, or any other territory or possession of the United States designated by the Secretary. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State agency: means the State agency administering or supervising the administration of the State plan under titles I, IV, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Structure: means a pole, tower, base station, or other building, whether or not it has an existing antenna facility, that is used or to be used for the provision of personal wireless service (whether on its own or comingled with other types of services). See 47 CFR 1.6002
  • Subrecipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Supplement: means any data and information that you submit regarding a filed GRAS notice after we respond to your notice by letter in accordance with §570. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • Supplies: means all tangible personal property other than those described in Equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • system design: means a combination of narrative and diagrams describing the structure of a new or more efficient automatic data processing system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • Terminal: means an onshore facility or an offshore structure located in the navigable waters of the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and used, or intended to be used, as a port or facility for the transfer or other handling of a harmful substance. See 33 CFR 151.05
  • Termination: means the ending of a Federal award, in whole or in part at any time prior to the planned end of period of performance. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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

  • 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
  • Transfer: means any movement, as defined in this section, that is a change of a senior professional from an SL or ST position in one agency to an SL or ST position in another agency without a break in service of at least 1 full workday. See 14 CFR 25.1021
  • Transportation: means the movement of property and loading, unloading, or storage incidental to the movement. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • transportation: means the movement of property and loading, unloading, or storage incidental to the movement. See 49 CFR 107.1
  • 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
  • United States: The States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States, and the territorial waters of the United States adjacent to those land areas. See 33 CFR 150.627
  • UWB bandwidth: For the purpose of this subpart, the UWB bandwidth is the frequency band bounded by the points that are 10 dB below the highest radiated emission, as based on the complete transmission system including the antenna. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Variation in reservoir producibility: means differences in the rates oil and gas wells produce from the reservoir. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Waiver of Preemption: means a decision by the Associate Administrator to forego preemption of a non-Federal requirement--that is, to allow a State, political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement to remain in effect. See 49 CFR 105.5
  • wall: is a concrete structure, the side of a bridge, the wall of a mine or another physical structure that is dense enough and thick enough to absorb the majority of the signal transmitted by the imaging system. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Wall imaging system: A field disturbance sensor that is designed to detect the location of objects contained within a "wall" or to determine the physical properties within the "wall. See 47 CFR 15.503
  • Work plan commitments: The outputs and outcomes associated with each work plan component, as established in the grant agreement. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • Work plan component: A negotiated set or group of work plan commitments established in the grant agreement. See 40 CFR 35.102
  • your: refer to a notifier. See 47 CFR 1.749
  • 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