Part 1800 Filing of Complaints and Allegations
Part 1810 Investigative Authority of the Special Counsel
Part 1820 Freedom of Information Act Requests; Production of Records or Testimony
Part 1830 Privacy
Part 1840 Subpoenas
Part 1850 Enforcement of Nondiscrimination On the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by the Office of Special Counsel

Terms Used In CFR > Title 5 > Chapter VIII

  • Act: means the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended. See 43 CFR 3427.2
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Agricultural seed: The following kinds and varieties of grass, forage, and field crop seed that are used for seeding purposes in the United States:

    Agrotricum--x Agrotriticum Ciferri and Giacom. See 33 CFR 151.67

  • Air carrier: The name and code of the air carrier reporting the data. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Air transportation: means foreign air transportation or interstate air transportation as defined in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Air transportation: has the meaning ascribed to it in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3472.1-3
  • Aircraft type code: This code represents the aircraft type, as specified in the appendix to §217. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Ambient temperature: means the temperature of the environment in which an experiment is conducted or in which any physical or chemical event occurs. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • APHIS inspector: Any employee of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service or any other individual authorized by the Administrator to enforce this part. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Base loading: means a method of inerting, enriching, or diluting such that sufficient inerting, enriching, or diluting gas, for the worst concentration of vapor coming from the vessel, is injected into the vapor line during the entire loading operation so that the vapor mixture is inerted, enriched, or diluted at the maximum loading rate. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Blind sector traffic: means revenue traffic, carried by a foreign air carrier on a flight operating in air transportation, which is enplaned at one foreign point and deplaned at another foreign point, where at least one of such points is not named as a terminal or intermediate point in the carrier's applicable foreign air carrier permit. See 43 CFR 3427.2
  • Carrier: means any air carrier or foreign air carrier as defined in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Carrier: means any air carrier or foreign air carrier as defined in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3472.1-3
  • Certifying entity: means an individual or organization accepted by the Commandant to review plans, data, and calculations for vapor control system designs and to conduct inspections and observe tests of vapor control system installations. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Change-of-gauge service: means a service that requires a change of aircraft en route but has only a single flight number. See 43 CFR 3472.1-3
  • Cleaning operation: means any stripping, gas-freeing, or tank-washing operation of a barge's cargo tanks conducted at a cleaning facility. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Code-sharing arrangement: means an arrangement whereby a carrier's designator code is used to identify a flight operated by another carrier. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Commandant: means Commandant (CG-ENG), U. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Commissioner: means an individual appointed to the Federal Election Commission pursuant to 52 U. See 41 CFR 109-50.105
  • Contractor: means the operator of the mixed facility. See 41 CFR 109-50.401
  • Covered carrier: means a certificated carrier, a commuter carrier, an air taxi, or a U. See 43 CFR 3453.2
  • Date of entry: means the effective time of entry of the merchandise, as defined in 19 CFR part 101. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Declaration: A written statement of a grower, shipper, processor, dealer, or importer giving for any lot of seed the kind, variety, type, origin, or the use for which the seed is intended. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Designator code: means the airline designations originally allotted and administered pursuant to Agreements CAB 24606 and 26056. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Destination airport code: This represents the industry designator, from the source described in §217. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Detonation arrester: means a device that is acceptable to the Commandant and includes a detonation arrester that is designed, built, and tested in accordance with Appendix A of this part or by another method acceptable to the Commandant for arresting flames and detonations. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Diluting: means introducing a non-flammable, non-combustible, and non-reactive gas with the objective of reducing the hydrocarbon content of a vapor mixture to below the lower flammable limit so that it will not burn. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • DOE Field Organizations: means the DOE Federal management activities, including Operations Offices, Field Offices, Area Offices, Site Offices, Energy Technology Centers, and Project Offices staffed by Federal employees. See 41 CFR 109-50.202
  • Drip leg: means a section of piping that extends below piping grade to collect liquid passing through the vapor line and that has a diameter no more than the diameter of the pipe in which it is installed. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Education-related and Federal research equipment: includes but is not limited to DOE-owned property in FSCG 34, 36, 41, 52, 60, 61, 66, 67, 70, and 74 (See 41 CFR 101-43. See 41 CFR 109-50.202
  • Eligible recipient: means local elementary and secondary schools and nonprofit organizations. See 41 CFR 109-50.202
  • End Use: means the actual manner in which Canadian-produced wheat was used, including, among other uses, milling, brewing, malting, distilling, manufacturing, or export. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • End user: means the entity that uses Canadian-produced wheat for, among other uses, milling, brewing, malting, distilling, manufacturing, or other use, except resale. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Enriching: means introducing a flammable gas with the objective of raising the hydrocarbon content of a vapor mixture above the upper flammable limit so that it will not burn. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Entity: means a legal entity including, but not limited to, an individual, joint stock company, corporation, association, partnership, cooperative, trust, and estate. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Entry: means that documentation required by 19 CFR part 142 to be filed with the appropriate U. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Established requirements: means applicable law and regulations, lease, license or permit terms, conditions and special stipulations. See 43 CFR 3590.0-5
  • Ex parte communication: means any written or oral communication by any person outside the agency to any Commissioner or any member of a Commissioner's staff which imparts information or argument regarding prospective Commission action or potential action concerning:

    (1) Any candidate or committee applying for or participating in the public funding process, or

    (2) Any ongoing audit, or

    (3) Any pending litigation matter, or

    (4) Any pending rulemaking, or

    (5) Any pending advisory opinion request. See 41 CFR 109-50.105

  • FAA: means the Federal Aviation Administration, an operating administration of the Department of Transportation. See 43 CFR 3453.2
  • Facility operations manual: means the manual required by 33 CFR 154. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Facility vapor connection: means the point in a facility's vapor collection system where it connects to a vapor collection hose or the base of a vapor collection arm and is located at the dock as close as possible to the tank vessel to minimize the length of the flexible vapor collection hose, thus reducing the hazards associated with the hose. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Fail-safe: means a piece of equipment or instrument that is designed such that if any element should fail, it would go to a safe condition. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Flame arrester: means a device that is designed, built, and tested in accordance with ASTM F 1273 or UL 525 (both incorporated by reference, see 33 CFR 154. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Flame screen: means a fitted single screen of corrosion-resistant wire of at least 30-by-30 mesh, or two fitted screens, both of corrosion-resistant wire, of at least 20-by-20 mesh, spaced apart not fewer than 12. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Fluid displacement system: means a system that removes vapors from a barge's cargo tanks during gas freeing through the addition of an inert gas or other medium into the cargo tank. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Fluid injection connection: means the point in a fluid displacement system at which the fixed piping or hose that supplies the inert gas or other medium connects to a barge's cargo tanks or fixed piping system. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Foreign Air Carrier: means a non-U. See 43 CFR 3430.0-7
  • Freight: means revenue cargo other than passengers or mail. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Gas freeing: means the removal of vapors from a tank barge. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Grain handler: means an entity other than the importer, exporter, subsequent buyer, or end user that handles wheat on behalf of an importer, exporter, subsequent buyer, or end user. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Importer: means a party qualifying as an Importer of Record pursuant to 19 U. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Inerting: means introducing an inert gas into a tank and/or piping system to lower the oxygen content of a vapor mixture. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Lightering operation: means the transfer of a cargo of oil in bulk from one oil tanker less than 150 gross tons to another oil tanker less than 150 gross tons, or a cargo of hazardous material in bulk from one vessel to another, including all phases of the operation from the beginning of the mooring operation to the departure of the service vessel from the vessel to be lightered, except when that cargo is intended only for use as fuel or lubricant aboard the receiving vessel. See 33 CFR 156.205
  • Line clearing: means the transfer of residual cargo from a cargo loading line toward a cargo tank by using compressed inert gas. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Liquid knockout vessel: means a device, other than a drip leg, used to separate liquid from vapor. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Long-term wet lease: means a lease by which the lessor provides both an aircraft and crew dedicated to a particular route(s), and which either:

    (1) Lasts more than 60 days. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1

  • Lot of seed: A definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, for the factors that appear in the labeling. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Maximum allowable gas-freeing rate: means the maximum volumetric rate at which a barge may be gas-freed during cleaning operations. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Maximum allowable stripping rate: means the maximum volumetric rate at which a barge may be stripped during cleaning operations prior to the opening of any hatch and/or fitting in the cargo tank being stripped. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Maximum allowable transfer rate: means the maximum volumetric rate at which a vessel may receive cargo or ballast. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Metric ton: means a unit of measure that equals 2,204. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Minimum initial unit obligation: means the requirement to complete at least one unit well within the timeframe specified in the unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Mixed facility: means a partly DOE-owned and partly contractor-owned facility. See 41 CFR 109-50.401
  • MOCC: means the lowest level of oxygen in a vapor or a vapor mixture that will support combustion. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • New vapor control system: means a vapor control system that is not an existing vapor control system. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Official seed laboratory: An official laboratory member of the Association of Official Seed Analysts. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Offshore oil barge: means a tank barge carrying oil in bulk as cargo, including dual-mode integrated tug-barges, certificated by the Coast Guard under 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter D, for navigation in waters outside the Boundary Lines, as defined in 46 CFR part 7, in any ocean or the Gulf of Mexico. See 33 CFR 155.200
  • Operating carrier: means the carrier that is operating the aircraft in a code-sharing arrangement or long-term wet lease. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Origin airport code: This code represents the industry designator as described in the appendix to §217. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Padding: means introducing into a tank and associated piping system with an inert gas or liquid which separates the cargo from air, and maintaining the condition. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Partially inerted: means the oxygen content of the vapor space in a tank is reduced to below what is normally present in the atmosphere by the addition of an inert gas such as nitrogen or carbon dioxide, but not to the concentration that meets the definition of "inert condition or inerted" in this section. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Participating area: means that part of the unit area that BLM deems to be productive from a horizon or deposit, and to which production would be allocated in the manner described in the unit agreement, assuming that all lands are committed to the unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society, association, receiver, trustee, or other legal entity or organized group. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Pig: means any device designed to maintain a tight seal within a cargo line while being propelled by compressed inert gas towards a cargo tank, for the purpose of transferring residual cargo from the cargo loading line to the cargo tank. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Pigging: means the transfer of residual cargo from a cargo loading line by using compressed inert gas to propel a "pig" through the line toward a cargo tank. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Plan of development: means the document a unit operator submits to BLM defining how the unit operator will diligently pursue unit exploration and development to meet both initial and subsequent unit development and public interest obligations. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Pre-transfer conference: means the conference required by 33 CFR 156. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Prince William Sound: means all State and Federal waters within Prince William Sound, Alaska, including the approach to Hinchinbrook Entrance out to and encompassing Seal Rocks. See 33 CFR 154.1115
  • Public interest: means operations within a geothermal unit resulting in:

    (1) Diligent development. See 43 CFR 3280.2

  • Purging: means introducing an inert gas into a tank and/or piping system to further reduce the existing hydrocarbon and/or oxygen content to a level below which combustion cannot be supported if air is subsequently introduced into the tank or piping system. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Reasonably proven to produce: means a sufficient demonstration, based on scientific and technical information, that lands are contributing to unit production in commercial quantities or are providing reservoir pressure support for unit production. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Reclamation: means the measures undertaken to bring about the necessary reconditioning or restoration of lands or water affected by exploration, mining, on-site processing operations or waste disposal in a manner which, among other things, will prevent or control on-site or offsite damage to the environment. See 43 CFR 3590.0-5
  • Registered seed technologist: A registered member of the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Screenings: Chaff, sterile florets, immature seed, weed seed, inert matter, and any other materials removed in any way from any seeds in any kind of cleaning or processing and which contains less than 25 percent of live agricultural or vegetable seeds. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Service class code: For scheduled and other services, the applicable service class prescribed in §217. See 43 CFR 3430.2
  • Service vessel: means the vessel which receives a cargo of oil or a hazardous material from another vessel in a lightering operation. See 33 CFR 156.205
  • Smoking: means the use of a tobacco product, electronic cigarettes whether or not they are a tobacco product, or similar products that produce a smoke, mist, vapor, or aerosol, with the exception of products (other than electronic cigarettes) which meet the definition of a medical device in section 201(h) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, such as nebulizers. See 43 CFR 3453.3-1
  • State: Any State, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and any other territory or possession of the United States. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Stripping: means the removal, to the maximum extent practicable, of cargo residue remaining in the barge's cargo tanks and associated fixed piping system after cargo transfer or during cleaning operations. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Subsequent buyer: means an entity other than the end user or importer which owns wheat originating in Canada. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • substantial financial and legal commitments: is a relative one, and the determination whether such commitments have been made, so as to qualify a person for an exchange under this subpart, will be made on a case-by-case basis. See 43 CFR 3436.0-5
  • TBCF: means a facility used or capable of being used to conduct cleaning operations on a tank barge. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Ticket agent: has the meaning ascribed to it in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3471.3-1
  • Ticket agent: has the meaning ascribed to it in 49 U. See 43 CFR 3472.1-3
  • Transfer facility: means a facility as defined in 33 CFR 154. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Unit agreement: means an agreement for the exploration, development, production, and utilization of separately owned interests in the geothermal resources made subject thereto as a single consolidated unit without regard to separate ownerships, which provides for the allocation of costs and benefits on a basis defined in the agreement or plan. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Unit area: means the area described in a unit agreement as constituting the land logically subject to development under such agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Unit contraction provision: means a term of a unit agreement providing that the boundaries of the unit area will contract to the size of the participating area, by having those lands outside of the participating area removed. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Unit operator: means the person, association, partnership, corporation, or other business entity designated under a unit agreement to conduct operations on unitized land as specified in such agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Unit well: means a well that is:

    (1) Designed to produce or utilize geothermal resources in commercial quantities. See 43 CFR 3280.2

  • United States: All of the States. See 33 CFR 151.67
  • Unitized land: means the part of a unit area committed to a unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Unitized substances: means deposits of geothermal resources recovered from unitized land by operation under and pursuant to a unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3280.2
  • Vacuum displacement system: means a system that removes vapors from a barge's cargo tanks during gas freeing by sweeping air through the cargo tank hatch openings. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vapor balancing: means the transfer of vapor displaced by incoming cargo from the tank of a vessel or facility receiving cargo into a tank of the vessel or facility delivering cargo via facility vapor collection system. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vapor collection system: means an arrangement of piping and hoses used to collect vapor emitted to or from a vessel's cargo tanks and to transport the vapor to a vapor processing unit or a tank. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vapor destruction unit: means a vapor processing unit that destroys cargo vapor by a thermal destruction method. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vapor processing unit: means the components of a vapor control system that recover, destroy, or disperse vapor collected from a vessel. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vapor recovery unit: means a vapor processing unit that recovers cargo vapor by nondestructive means. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • VCS: means an arrangement of piping and equipment used to control vapor emissions collected to or from a vessel and includes the vapor collection system and the vapor processing unit or a tank. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Vegetable seed: The seed of the following kinds and varieties that are or may be grown in gardens or on truck farms and are or may be generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seed:

    Artichoke--Cynara cardunculus L. See 33 CFR 151.67

  • Vessel to be lightered: means the vessel which transports a cargo of oil or a hazardous material to a place within the marine environment for transfer of that cargo to another vessel for further transport to a port or place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See 33 CFR 156.205
  • Vessel vapor connection: means the point in a vessel's fixed vapor collection system where it connects to a vapor collection hose or arm. See 33 CFR 154.2001
  • Work: includes any administrative duties associated with the vessel whether performed on board the vessel or onshore. See 33 CFR 156.205
  • Workdays: means days that the Federal government normally conducts business, which excludes Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays. See 29 CFR 776.5
  • Working interest: means the interest held in geothermal resources or in lands containing the same by virtue of a lease, operating agreement, fee title, or otherwise, under which, except as otherwise provided in a unit agreement, the owner of such interest is vested with the right to explore for, develop, produce, and utilize such resources. See 43 CFR 3280.2