Subchapter A General Provisions
Subchapter C Marine Mammals
Subchapter D Whaling
Subchapter F Aid to Fisheries
Subchapter G Processed Fishery Products, Processed Products Thereof, and Certain Other Processed Food Products
Subchapter H Fish and Seafood Promotion
Subchapter K Continental Shelf

Terms Used In CFR > Title 50 > Chapter II

  • Access: means the ability to:

    (i) Add liquids to or remove liquids from any tank or piping system, through a valve or combination of valves or by moving liquids from one tank to another tank. See 43 CFR 3173.1

  • Account: means a TreasuryDirect31 CFR 363.6
  • 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 Materials Act of July 31, 1947, as amended (30 U. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Act: means Chapter 537 of Title 46 of the U. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Act: means the Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986, Public Law 99-659 (Title III). See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Active case: means an individual determined to be currently authorized as eligible for Medicaid or CHIP by the State. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • Actual cost: means the sum of all amounts for a project paid by an obligor (or related person), as well as all amounts that the Program determines the obligor will become obligated to pay, as such amounts are calculated by §253. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Administrator: means the Federal Highway Administrator. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Agreed price: means the price agreed to by the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) contractor and the contracting agency to provide construction services for a specific scope and schedule. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Allowable costs: means costs that are incurred by a RHC or FQHC that is authorized to bill based on reasonable costs and are reasonable in amount and proper and necessary for the efficient delivery of RHC and FQHC services. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Annuity: means a recurring payment due an entitled person for a calendar month and made to him or her on the first day of the following month. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • API: means American Petroleum Institute. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • API: means American Petroleum Institute. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Applicant: means the individual or entity applying for a loan (the prospective obligor). See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Application: means the documents provided to or requested by NMFS from an applicant to apply for a loan. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Application fee: means 0. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • 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
  • Appropriate valves: means those valves that must be sealed during the production or sales phase (e. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Area ratio: means the smallest unrestricted area at the primary device divided by the cross-sectional area of the meter tube. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • As-found: means the reading of a mechanical or electronic transducer when compared to a certified test device, prior to making any adjustments to the transducer. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • As-left: means the reading of a mechanical or electronic transducer when compared to a certified test device, after making adjustments to the transducer, but prior to returning the transducer to service. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Atmospheric pressure: means the pressure exerted by the weight of the atmosphere at a specific location. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Audit trail: means all source records necessary to verify and recalculate the volume and quality of oil or gas production measured at a facility measurement point (FMP) and reported to the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR). See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • 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 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 part. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Authorized representative: means any entity or individual authorized by the Secretary to perform duties by cooperative agreement, delegation or contract. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Automatic ignition system: means an automatic ignitor and, where needed to ensure continuous combustion, a continuous pilot flame. See 43 CFR 3179.3
  • Averaging period: means the previous 12 months or the life of the meter, whichever is shorter. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Award: means any grant, cooperative agreement or loan made with Recovery Act funds. See 30 CFR 57.14209
  • Bank: means an insured depository institution, as defined in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U. See 42 CFR 431.242
  • Base temperature: means 60 °F. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Beneficiary: refers to the second individual named in the registration of a definitive savings bond, a converted definitive savings bond, or a book-entry security purchased through the TreasuryDirect system, registered, e. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Beneficiary: means an individual enrolled in the Supplementary Medical Insurance program for the Aged and Disabled (part of title XVIII of the Act). See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Benefit: means any employee annuity, spouse annuity, survivor annuity, or lump-sum payment under the Railroad Retirement Act. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Beta ratio: means the measured diameter of the orifice bore divided by the measured inside diameter of the meter tube. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • BIA: means the Bureau of Indian Affairs. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Bias: means a systematic shift in the mean value of a set of measurements away from the true value of what is being measured. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Bias: means a shift in the mean value of a set of measurements away from the true value of what is being measured. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Book-entry bond: means a Series EE savings bond maintained by Treasury solely as a computer record. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Btu: means British thermal unit. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Business day: means any day Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • By-pass: means any piping or other arrangement around or avoiding a meter or other measuring device or method (or component thereof) at an FMP that allows oil or gas to flow without measurement. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Calendar day: means each day shown on the calendar but, if another definition is set forth in the State contract specifications, that definition will apply. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Captain: means a vessel operator or a vessel master. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Certificate of calibration: means a document stating the base prover volume and other physical data required for the calibration of flow meters. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Citizen: means a "citizen of the United States" as described in 46 U. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Claimant: means the person who files an application for an annuity or lump-sum payment for himself, herself, or some other person. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • CMS: means Coriolis Measurement System. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Coinsurance: means that portion of the RHC's charge for covered services or that portion of the FQHC's charge or PPS rate for covered services for which the beneficiary is liable (in addition to the deductible, where applicable). See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Commercial fishery failure: means a serious disruption of a fishery resource affecting present or future productivity due to natural or undetermined causes. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Composite meter factor: means a meter factor corrected from normal operating pressure to base pressure. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Configuration log: means the list of constant flow parameters, calculation methods, alarm set points, and other values that are programmed into the flow computer in a CMS. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Configuration log: means a list of all fixed or user-programmable parameters used by the flow computer that could affect the calculation or verification of flow rate, volume, or heating value. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Construction services: means the physical construction work undertaken by a CM/GC contractor to construct a project or a portion of the project (including early work packages). See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Contract time: means the number of workdays or calendar days specified in a contract for completion of the contract work. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Contracting agency: means the State Transportation Agency (STA), and any State or local government agency, public-private partnership, or Indian tribe (as defined in 2 CFR 200. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Conveyance: means a transfer of legal title. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Convincing evidence: means one or more pieces of evidence that proves to the satisfaction of the Board that an individual meets a requirement for eligibility for benefits. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Coowner: means either of the persons named in the registration of a definitive or a converted definitive savings bond, registered, e. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Coriolis meter: means a device which by means of the interaction between a flowing fluid and oscillation of tube(s) infers a mass flow rate. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Corrective action: means action(s) to be taken by the State to reduce major error causes, trends in errors or other vulnerabilities for the purpose of reducing improper payments in Medicaid and CHIP. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • Correspondent: means a U. See 42 CFR 431.242
  • Court: means a court of law with jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Covered services: means items or services for which the beneficiary is entitled to have payment made on his or her behalf under this subpart. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • CPL: means correction for the effect of pressure on a liquid. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • CTL: means correction for the effect of temperature on a liquid. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • De-link: means the online process by which all securities contained within the minor linked account are moved to the minor's primary TreasuryDirect account and the linked account is deactivated. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Deductible: means the amount incurred by the beneficiary during a calendar year as specified in §410. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Deficiency: means a finding in processing identified through active case review or negative case review that does not meet the definition of an eligibility error. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • Definitions: For the purposes of this section:

    (1) Total risk-based capital ratio means the ratio of qualifying total capital to weighted risk assets. See 42 CFR 431.245

  • Definitive bond: means a Series EE savings bond issued in paper form. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Delivery: means moving a minimum amount of $25 (consisting of principal and proportionate interest) of a security held as a gift from the account of the purchaser to the account of the recipient. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Demand: means a noteholder's request that a debtor or guarantor pay a note's full principal and interest balance. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Department: The U. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Design-build project: means a project to be developed using one or more design-build contracts. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Discharge coefficient: means an empirically derived correction factor that is applied to the theoretical differential flow equation in order to calculate a flow rate that is within stated uncertainty limits. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Displacement prover: means a prover consisting of a pipe or pipes with known capacities, a displacement device, and detector switches, which sense when the displacement device has reached the beginning and ending points of the calibrated section of pipe. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Division Administrator: means the chief FHWA official assigned to conduct business in a particular State. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Division Administrator: means the chief FHWA official assigned to conduct business in a particular State. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Drainage: means the migration of hydrocarbons, inert gases (other than helium), or associated resources caused by production from other wells. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Dynamic meter factor: means a kinetic meter factor derived by linear interpolation or polynomial fit, used for conditions where a series of meter factors have been determined over a range of normal operating conditions. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Early work package: means a portion or phase of physical construction work (including but not limited to site preparation, structure demolition, hazardous material abatement/treatment/removal, early material acquisition/fabrication contracts, or any action that materially affects the objective consideration of alternatives in the NEPA review process) that is procured after NEPA is complete but before all design work for the project is complete. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Economically marginal property: means a lease, unit PA, or CA that does not generate sufficient revenue above operating costs, such that a prudent operator would opt to plug a well or shut-in the lease, unit PA, or CA instead of making the investments needed to achieve non-commingled measurement of production from that lease, unit PA, or CA. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Effectively sealed: means the placement of a seal in such a manner that the sealed component cannot be accessed, moved, or altered without breaking the seal. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Element range: means the difference between the minimum and maximum value that the element (differential-pressure bellows, static-pressure element, and temperature element) of a mechanical recorder is designed to measure. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Eligibility: means meeting the State's categorical and financial criteria for receipt of benefits under the Medicaid or CHIP programs. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • Eligible: means that a person meets all of the requirements for payment of benefits but has not yet applied therefor. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Employee: means any individual who, under the common law rules that apply in determining the employer-employee relationship (as applied for purposes of section 3121(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986), is considered to be employed by, or an employee of, an entity. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Enforcement agreement: means a written agreement, signed and dated, between a state agency and either the Secretary of the Interior or Secretary of Commerce, or both, to enforce Federal and state laws pertaining to the protection of interjurisdictional fishery resources. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Entitled: means that a person has applied for and has proved his or her right to payment of benefits. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Entity: means any owner of a TreasuryDirect account that is not an individual. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Event log: means an electronic record of all exceptions and changes to the flow parameters contained within the configuration log that occur and have an impact on a quantity transaction record. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Event log: means an electronic record of all exceptions and changes to the flow parameters contained within the configuration log that occur and have an impact on a quantity transaction record. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Evidence: means any record or document or testimony that helps to show whether a person is eligible for benefits. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Exposure: includes credit and liquidity risks, including operational risks, related to intraday and interday transactions. See 42 CFR 431.242
  • extended maturity: refer to periods after the original maturity dates of the bonds during which owners may retain them and continue to earn interest. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Face amount: refers to the nominal amount of a Series EE savings bond. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Facility: means a fishery or an aquaculture facility. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Family sized farm: means the unit of public lands determined to be chiefly valuable for agriculture, and that is of sufficient size, based on land use capabilities, development requirements and economic capability, to provide a level of net income, after payment of expenses and taxes, which will sustain a family sized agribusiness operation above the poverty level for a rural farm family of 4 as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5
  • Federal fishery management plan: means a plan developed and approved under the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Federal lands: means all lands and interests in lands owned by the United States which are subject to the mineral leasing laws, including mineral resources or mineral estates reserved to the United States in the conveyance of a surface or nonmineral estate. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Federal lease: A lease issued under the Act of February 25, 1920, as amended (30 U. See 43 CFR 3180.0-5
  • FHWA Division Administrator: means the chief Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) official assigned to conduct business in a particular State. See 50 CFR 260.18
  • Final maturity: refers to the date that a bond ceases to earn interest. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Fish: means finfish, mollusks, crustaceans and all other forms of aquatic animal and plant life, other than marine mammals and birds. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Fisheries management: means all activities concerned with conservation, restoration, enhancement, or utilization of fisheries resources, including research, data collection and analysis, monitoring, assessment, information dissemination, regulation, and enforcement. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Fishery facility: means land, land structures, water craft that do not engage in fishing, and equipment used for transporting, unloading, receiving, holding, processing, preserving, or distributing fish for commercial purposes (including any water craft used for charter fishing). See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Fishery resource: means finfish, mollusks, and crustaceans, and any form of marine or Great Lakes animal or plant life, including habitat, other than marine mammals and birds. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Force account: means a basis of payment for the direct performance of highway construction work with payment based on the actual cost of labor, equipment, and materials furnished and consideration for overhead and profit. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Foreign: means outside the United States, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands. See 41 CFR 109-45.5103
  • Foreign bank: means an institution that: (1) Is organized under the laws of a country other than the United States. See 42 CFR 431.242
  • Foreign banks: A correspondent that is a foreign bank may be considered adequately capitalized under this section without regard to the minimum leverage ratio required under paragraph (a)(3) of this section. See 42 CFR 431.245
  • Foreign service post: means the local diplomatic or consular post in the area where the excess personal property is located. See 41 CFR 109-45.5103
  • Formal approval: means approval in writing or the electronic transmission of such approval. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Free water: means the measured volume of water that is present in a container and that is not in suspension in the contained liquid at observed temperature. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Freely associated States: means the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. See 34 CFR 300.717
  • Fresh water: means water containing not more than 1,000 ppm of total dissolved solids, provided that such water does not contain objectionable levels of any constituent that is toxic to animal, plant or aquatic life, unless otherwise specified in applicable notices or orders. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • GARVS: means the BLM's Gas Analysis Reporting and Verification System. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Gas well: means a well for which the energy equivalent of the gas produced, including its entrained liquefiable hydrocarbons, exceeds the energy equivalent of the oil produced, as determined at the time of well completion. See 43 CFR 3179.3
  • Gift: means a Treasury security purchased for or transferred to an intended recipient, without consideration. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • GPA: means the Gas Processors Association. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Gross standard volume: means a volume of oil corrected to base pressure and temperature. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Guarantee: means a guarantor's contractual promise to repay indebtedness if an obligor fails to repay as agreed. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Guarantee fee: means one percent of a guaranteed note's average annual unpaid principal balance. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Guaranteed note: means a promissory note from an obligor to a noteholder, the repayment of which the United States guarantees. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Hazardous substance: means any substance designated pursuant to Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 302. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Heating value: means the gross heat energy released by the complete combustion of one standard cubic foot of gas at 14. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Heating value variability: means the deviation of previous heating values over a given time period from the average heating value over that same time period, calculated at a 95 percent confidence level. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Holding agency: means any Federal agency claiming use of a tract of land subject to these regulations. See 43 CFR 2655.0-5
  • HRSA: means the Health Resources and Services Administration. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Hydrocarbon dew point: means the temperature at which hydrocarbon liquids begin to form within a gas mixture. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • IFQ: means Individual Fishing Quota, which is a Federal permit under a limited access system to harvest a quantity of fish, expressed by a unit or units representing a percentage of the total allowable catch of a fishery that may be received or held for exclusive use by a person. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Indicated volume: means the uncorrected volume indicated by the meter in a lease automatic custody transfer system or the Coriolis meter in a CMS. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Individual: means a natural person. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Innage gauging: means the level of a liquid in a tank measured from the datum plate or tank bottom to the surface of the liquid. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Integration: means a process by which the lines on a circular chart (differential pressure, static pressure, and flowing temperature) used in conjunction with a mechanical chart recorder are re-traced or interpreted in order to determine the volume that is represented by the area under the lines. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Interstate Commission: means a commission or other administrative body established by an interstate compact. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Interstate Fisheries Research Program: means research conducted by two or more state agencies under a formal interstate agreement. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Interstate fishery management plan: means a plan for managing a fishery resource developed and adopted by the member states of an Interstate Marine Fisheries Commission, and contains information regarding the status of the fishery resource and fisheries, and recommends actions to be taken by the States to conserve and manage the fishery resource. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Knowingly or willfully: means a violation that constitutes the voluntary or conscious performance of an act that is prohibited or the voluntary or conscious failure to perform an act or duty that is required. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • 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
  • LACT: means lease automatic custody transfer. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Land description: means a location surveyed in accordance with the U. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Landed: means the first point of offloading fishery resources. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Lease: means any contract, profit-share arrangement, joint venture or other agreement issued or approved by the United States under a mineral leasing law that authorizes exploration for, extraction of or removal of oil or gas. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Lease site: means any lands, including the surface of a severed mineral estate, on which exploration for, or extraction and removal of, oil or gas is authorized under a lease. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Lessee: means any person holding record title or owning operating rights in a lease issued or approved by the United States. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Lessor: means the party to a lease who holds legal or beneficial title to the mineral estate in the leased lands. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Linked account: means an account that is a separate account from your primary account, but connected to your primary account. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Liquidated damages: means the daily amount set forth in the contract to be deducted from the contract price to cover additional costs incurred by a State transportation department because of the contractor's failure to complete the contract work within the number of calendar days or workdays specified. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Live input variable: means a datum that is automatically obtained in real time by an EGM system. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Local public agency: means any city, county, township, municipality, or other political subdivision that may be empowered to cooperate with the State transportation department in highway matters. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Major violation: means noncompliance that causes or threatens immediate, substantial, and adverse impacts on public health and safety, the environment, production accountability, or royalty income. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Market Participant: means an entity that qualifies as a Market Participant under §35. See 42 CFR 412.163
  • Material: means any tangible substance incorporated into a Federal-aid highway project. See 50 CFR 260.18
  • Maximum ultimate economic recovery: means the recovery of oil and gas from leased lands which a prudent operator could be expected to make from that field or reservoir given existing knowledge of reservoir and other pertinent facts and utilizing common industry practices for primary, secondary or tertiary recovery operations. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Mcf: means 1,000 standard cubic feet. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Mean: means the sum of all the values in a data set divided by the number of values in the data set. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • MEQC pilot: refers to the process used to implement the MEQC Program. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • Meter factor: means a ratio obtained by dividing the measured volume of liquid that passed through a prover or master meter during the proving by the measured volume of liquid that passed through the line meter during the proving, corrected to base pressure and temperature. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Minor: means an individual under the age of 18 years. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Minor violation: means noncompliance that does not rise to the level of a major violation. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Mishandling: means failing to measure or account for removal of production from a facility. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Mole percent: means the number of molecules of a particular type that are present in a gas mixture divided by the total number of molecules in the gas mixture, expressed as a percentage. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Negative case: means an individual denied or terminated eligibility for Medicaid or CHIP by the State. See 42 CFR 431.804
  • NEPA process: means the environmental review required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 U. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Net standard volume: means the gross standard volume corrected for quantities of non-merchantable substances such as sediment and water. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • NIST: means National Institute of Standards and Technology. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • NMFS Regional Director: means the Director of any one of the five National Marine Fisheries Service regions. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Noteholder: means a guaranteed note payee. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Obligor: means a party primarily liable for payment of the principal of or interest on an obligation, used interchangeably with the terms "note payor" or "notemaker. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Off-lease measurement: means measurement at an FMP that is not located on the lease, unit, or communitized area from which the production came. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Office account: Office account means an account established for the purposes of supporting the activities of a Federal or State officeholder which contains campaign funds and funds donated, but does not include an account used exclusively for funds appropriated by Congress, a State legislature, or another similar public appropriating body, or an account of the officeholder which contains only the personal funds of the officeholder. See 41 CFR 109-45.303
  • OGOR: means Oil and Gas Operations Report (Form ONRR-4054 or any successor report). See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Online: means use of the Internet. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Onshore oil and gas order: means a formal numbered order issued by the Director that implements and supplements the regulations in this part. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Operating rights owner: means a person who owns operating rights in a lease. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Operator: means any person or entity including but not limited to the lessee or operating rights owner, who has stated in writing to the authorized officer that it is responsible under the terms and conditions of the lease for the operations conducted on the leased lands or a portion thereof. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Organized Wholesale Electric Market: includes an independent system operator and a regional transmission organization. See 42 CFR 412.163
  • original maturity: refers to the initial maturity period of a bond prior to any extensions of maturity. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Origination year: means the year in which an application for a loan is accepted for processing. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • our: refers to the agency, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Outage gauging: means the distance from the surface of the liquid in a tank to the reference gauge point of the tank. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Outlying areas: means the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See 34 CFR 300.717
  • Participating area: That part of a unit area which is considered reasonably proven to be productive of unitized substances in paying quantities or which is necessary for unit operations and to which production is allocated in the manner prescribed in the unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3180.0-5
  • Payroll savings plan: is a method for the purchase of savings bonds using periodic ACH credits from your employer or financial institution to purchase a payroll zero-percent certificate of indebtedness until a sufficient amount of payroll zero-percent certificate of indebtedness is accumulated to enable the purchase of a savings bond in an amount, series, and registration that you previously selected using functionality in your TreasuryDirect account. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Payroll zero-percent certificate of indebtedness: is a restricted form of the zero-percent certificate of indebtedness that is held separately from the zero-percent certificate of indebtedness and used only for purchases made through the payroll savings plan. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Permanent measurement facility: means all equipment constructed or installed and used on-site for 6 months or longer, for the purpose of determining the quantity, quality, or storage of production, and which meets the definition of FMP under §3170. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, consortium or joint venture. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Person: means an individual or an entity. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Piping: means a tubular system (e. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • PMT: means Production Measurement Team. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Point of royalty measurement: means a BLM-approved FMP at which the volume and quality of oil or gas which is subject to royalty is measured. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Positive displacement meter: means a meter that registers the volume passing through the meter using a system which constantly and mechanically isolates the flowing liquid into segments of known volume. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Preconstruction services: means consulting to provide a contracting agency and its designer with information regarding the impacts of design on the physical construction of the project, including but not limited to: Scheduling, work sequencing, cost engineering, constructability, cost estimating, and risk identification. See 50 CFR 260.27
  • Primary device: means the volume-measurement equipment installed in a pipeline that creates a measureable and predictable pressure drop in response to the flow rate of fluid through the pipeline. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Principal amount: means the amount of the original investment. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Principal amount: means the amount of the original investment. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Production phase: means that event during which oil is delivered directly to or through production equipment to the storage facilities and includes all operations at the facility other than those defined by the sales phase. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Program: means the Fisheries Finance Program, Financial Services Division, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Project: means an undertaking or a proposal for research in support of management of an interjurisdictional fishery resource or an interstate fishery management plan. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • 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
  • Protective well: means a well drilled or modified to prevent or offset drainage of oil and gas resources from its Federal or Indian lease. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • psia: means pounds per square inch--absolute. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • psig: means pounds per square inch--gauge. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Public agency: means any organization with administrative or functional responsibilities which are directly or indirectly affiliated with a governmental body of any nation, State, or local jurisdiction. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • 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 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 lands: means any lands and interest in lands owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through BLM without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except lands held for the benefit of Indians, Aleuts, and Eskimos. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Publicly owned equipment: means equipment previously purchased or otherwise acquired by the public agency involved primarily for use in its own operations. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Purchaser: means any person or entity who legally takes ownership of oil or gas in exchange for financial or other consideration. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Qualified test facility: means a facility with currently certified measurement systems for mass, length, time, temperature, and pressure traceable to the NIST primary standards or applicable international standards approved by the BLM. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • RAM: means the Restricted Access Management division in the Alaska Regional Office of NMFS or the office that undertakes the duties of this division to issue or manage quota shares. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Recipient: means any entity other than an individual that receives Recovery Act funds in the form of a grant, cooperative agreement or loan directly from the Federal Government. See 30 CFR 57.14209
  • Recipient: means the person to whom a gift is given. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Redemption value: means principal plus accrued interest of a Series EE savings bond, as of the date of potential or actual redemption. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Redemption value: means principal plus accrued interest of a bond, or a portion of the principal plus a proportionate amount of accrued interest on the bond, as of the date of redemption. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Redundancy verification: means a process of verifying the accuracy of an EGM system by comparing the readings of two sets of transducers placed on the same primary device. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Refinancing: means newer debt that either replaces older debt or reimburses applicants for previous expenditures. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Refurbishing: means any reconstruction, reconditioning, or other improvement of existing vessels or facilities, but does not include routine repairs or activities characterized as maintenance. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Registered: means that the name and taxpayer identification number(s) (TIN) of the person(s) named on the security are maintained on our records. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Representative: means a person who acts on behalf of a claimant in regard to his or her claim for benefits from the Board and in the presentation of evidence to support the claim. See 43 CFR 3160.0-9
  • Research: means work or investigative study, designed to acquire knowledge of fisheries resources and their habitat. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Seal: means a uniquely numbered device that completely secures either a valve or those components of a measuring system that affect the quality or quantity of the oil being measured. See 43 CFR 3173.1
  • Secondary device: means the differential-pressure, static-pressure, and temperature transducers in an EGM system, or a mechanical recorder, including the differential pressure, static pressure, and temperature elements, and the clock, pens, pen linkages, and circular chart. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2710.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Commerce or his/her designee. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services or his or her delegate. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Series EE savings bond: is an accrual-type savings bond, offered at a discount, either in definitive (paper) form or in book-entry form, that pays interest on the principal based on rates determined by Treasury. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Series I savings bond: is a savings bond, issued either in definitive (paper) form or in book-entry form, that accrues interest in accordance with a formula that includes a fixed component and a component indexed to the rate of inflation. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Single owner: means the individual named in the registration of a book-entry Treasury security or a converted savings bond without a beneficiary, secondary owner, or coowner. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Slop oil: means oil that is of such quality that it is not acceptable to normal purchasers and is usually sold to oil reclaimers. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Solid waste: means any material as defined under Environmental Protection Agency regulations at 40 CFR part 261. See 43 CFR 2740.0-5
  • Special provisions: means additions and revisions to the standard and supplemental specifications applicable to an individual project. See 50 CFR 260.18
  • Specialty items: means work items identified in the contract which are not normally associated with highway construction and require highly specialized knowledge, abilities or equipment not ordinarily available in the type of contracting organizations qualified and expected to bid on the contract. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Standard deviation: means a measure of the variation in a distribution, and is equal to the square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of the deviations of each value in the distribution from the arithmetic mean of the distribution. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • State: means each of the several states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, Guam, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • State: means each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 34 CFR 300.717
  • State: has the meaning set forth in 23 U. See 50 CFR 260.18
  • State agency: means any department, agency, commission, or official of a state authorized under the laws of the State to regulate commercial fisheries or enforce laws relating to commercial fisheries. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • State Director: means the Director, Alaska State Office, Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2655.0-5
  • State transportation department: means that department, commission, board, or official of any State charged by its laws with the responsibility for highway construction. See 50 CFR 260.18
  • Statistically significant: describes a difference between two data sets that exceeds the threshold of significance. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of an Indian Agency, or other officer authorized to act in matters of record and law with respect to oil and gas leases on restricted Indian lands. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Surface use plan of operations: means a plan for surface use, disturbance, and reclamation. See 43 CFR 3160.0-5
  • Tampering: means any deliberate adjustment or alteration to a meter or measurement device, appropriate valve, or measurement process that could introduce bias into the measurement or affect the BLM's ability to independently verify volumes or qualities reported. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Threshold of significance: means the maximum difference between two data sets (a and b) that can be attributed to uncertainty effects. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • total capital: means total Tier 1 and Tier 2 capital as calculated under the standards of that country. See 42 CFR 431.242
  • Transducer: means an electronic device that converts a physical property, such as pressure, temperature, or electrical resistance, into an electrical output signal that varies proportionally with the magnitude of the physical property. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Transducer: means an electronic device that converts a physical property such as pressure, temperature, or electrical resistance into an electrical output signal that varies proportionally with the magnitude of the physical property. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Transfer: is a transaction to move a security, or a portion of a security, to or from a TreasuryDirect account. See 31 CFR 363.6
  • Transporter: means any person or entity who legally moves or transports oil or gas from an FMP. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Turndown: means a reduction of the measurement range of a transducer in order to improve measurement accuracy at the lower end of its scale. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Uncertainty: means the range of error that could occur between a measured value and the true value being measured, calculated at a 95 percent confidence level. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Uncertainty: means the statistical range of error that can be expected between a measured value and the true value of what is being measured. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Unit area: The area described in an agreement as constituting the land logically subject to exploration and/or development under such agreement. See 43 CFR 3180.0-5
  • Unitized land: Those lands and formations within a unit area which are committed to an approved agreement or plan. See 43 CFR 3180.0-5
  • Upper calibrated limit: means the maximum engineering value for which a transducer was calibrated by certified equipment, either in the factory or in the field. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Useful life: means the period during which project property will, as determined by the Program, remain economically productive. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Value: means the monetary worth of fishery resources used in developing the apportionment formula, which is equal to the price paid at the first point of landing. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Vapor tight: means capable of holding pressure differential only slightly higher than that of installed pressure-relieving or vapor recovery devices. See 43 CFR 3174.1
  • Variance: means an approved alternative to a provision or standard of a regulation, Onshore Oil and Gas Order, or NTL. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Verification: means the process of determining the amount of error in a differential pressure, static pressure, or temperature transducer or element by comparing the readings of the transducer or element with the readings from a certified test device with known accuracy. See 43 CFR 3175.10
  • Vessel: means any vessel documented under U. See 50 CFR 253.10
  • Visiting nurse services: means part-time or intermittent nursing care and related medical supplies (other than drugs or biologicals) furnished by a registered professional nurse or licensed practical nurse to a homebound patient. See 42 CFR 405.2401
  • Volume: means the weight of the fishery resource as landed, at the first point of landing. See 50 CFR 253.50
  • Waste oil: means oil that has been determined by the AO or authorized representative to be of such quality that it cannot be treated economically and put in a marketable condition with existing or modified lease facilities or portable equipment, cannot be sold to reclaimers, and has been determined by the AO to have no economic value. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • WHD Administrator: The Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), and such authorized representatives as may be designated to perform any of the functions of the WHD Administrator under this part. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • WIS: means Well Information System or any successor electronic filing system. See 43 CFR 3170.3
  • Workday: means a calendar day during which construction operations could proceed for a major part of a shift, normally excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and State-recognized legal holidays. See 50 CFR 221.25
  • Working interest: An interest held in unitized substances or in lands containing the same by virtue of a lease, operating agreement, fee title, or otherwise, under which, except as otherwise provided in the agreement, the owner of such interest is vested with the right to explore for, develop, and produce such substances. See 43 CFR 3180.0-5
  • your: refers to an owner of a Series EE savings bond. See 31 CFR 351.3
  • Zero-percent certificate of indebtedness: is a one-day, non-interest-bearing security that automatically matures and is rolled over each day until you request that it be redeemed. See 31 CFR 363.6