Part 7401 Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Merit Systems Protection Board

Terms Used In CFR > Title 5 > Chapter LXIV

  • 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
  • Construction: The erection, addition, extension, or alteration of any building, structure, or project, using materials or products which are to be an integral and permanent part of the building, structure, or project. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Defense Production Act: The Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Delegate Agency: A government agency authorized by delegation from the Department of Commerce to place priority ratings on contracts or orders needed to support approved programs. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Emergency preparedness: All activities and measures designed or undertaken to prepare for or minimize the effects of a hazard upon the civilian population, to deal with the immediate emergency conditions which would be created by the hazard, and to effectuate emergency repairs to, or the emergency restoration of, vital utilities and facilities destroyed or damaged by the hazard. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Hazard: An emergency or disaster resulting from:

    (1) A natural disaster, or

    (2) An accidental or man-caused event. See 15 CFR 700.8

  • Item: Any raw, in process, or manufactured material, article, commodity, supply, equipment, component, accessory, part, assembly, or product of any kind, technical information, process, or service. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • 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
  • National defense: Programs for military and energy production or construction, military or critical infrastructure assistance to any foreign nation, homeland security, stockpiling, space, and any directly related activity. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Official action: An action taken by the Department of Commerce under the authority of the Defense Production Act, the Selective Service Act and related statutes, and this part. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other organized group of persons, or legal successor or representative thereof. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Priority rating: An identifying code assigned by a Delegate Agency or authorized person placed on all rated orders and consisting of the rating symbol and the program identification symbol. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Production equipment: Any item of capital equipment used in producing materials or furnishing services that has a unit acquisition cost of $2,500 or more, an anticipated service life in excess of one year, and the potential for maintaining its integrity as a capital item. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Program identification symbols: Abbreviations used to indicate which approved program is supported by a rated order. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • 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
  • Rated order: A prime contract, a subcontract, or a purchase order in support of an approved program issued in accordance with the provisions of this part. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Selective Service Act: Section 18 of the Selective Service Act of 1948 (50 U. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Working day: Any day that the recipient of an order is open for business. See 15 CFR 700.8