Part 5301 Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the National Science Foundation

Terms Used In CFR > Title 5 > Chapter XLIII

  • Acquisition cost: means the cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Act: means the Act of December 15, 1971, as amended (16 U. See 43 CFR 4700.0-5
  • Act: means the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (90 Stat. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • 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
  • 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
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management to whom has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described herein. See 43 CFR 4700.0-5
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties of this subpart. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • 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
  • 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
  • Compliance: Every person and its officers, agents, drivers, representatives and employees directly concerned with the installation and maintenance of equipment and accessories shall comply and be conversant with the requirements and specifications of this part, and no person shall operate any motor vehicle, or cause or permit it to be operated, unless it is equipped in accordance with said requirements and specifications. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Continuing credit union: means the credit union that will continue in operation after the merger. See 43 CFR 2361.0-2
  • Corrective action: means action taken by the auditee that:

    (1) Corrects identified deficiencies. 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Exploration: means activities conducted on the Reserve for the purpose of evaluating petroleum resources which include crude oil, gases of all kinds (natural gas, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, helium, and any others), natural gasoline, and related hydrocarbons (tar sands, asphalt, propane butane, etc. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Federal awarding agency: means the Federal agency that provides a Federal award directly to a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federally insured: means insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). See 43 CFR 2361.0-2
  • General purpose equipment: means equipment which is not limited to research, medical, scientific or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • insured: refer to primary share or deposit insurance. See 43 CFR 2361.0-2
  • 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

  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Personal property: means property of any kind except real property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • 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
  • Private maintenance: means the provision of proper care and humane treatment to excess wild horses and burros by qualified individuals under the terms and conditions specified in a Private Maintenance and Care Agreement. See 43 CFR 4700.0-5
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Public lands: means any lands or interests in lands administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 4700.0-5
  • Reserve: means those lands within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (prior to June 1, 1977, designated Naval Petroleum Reserve No. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Special areas: means areas within the reserve identified by the Secretary of the Interior as having significant subsistence, recreational, fish and wildlife, or historical or scenic value and, therefore, warranting maximum protection of such values to the extent consistent with the requirements of the Act for the exploration of the Reserve. See 43 CFR 2361.0-5
  • Special purpose equipment: means equipment which is used only for research, medical, scientific, or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State credit union: means any credit union organized and operated according to the laws of any state, the several territories and possessions of the United States, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 43 CFR 2361.0-2
  • 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
  • Wild horses and burros: means all unbranded and unclaimed horses and burros that use public lands as all or part of their habitat, that have been removed from these lands by the authorized officer, or that have been born of wild horses or burros in authorized BLM facilities, but have not lost their status under section 3 of the Act. See 43 CFR 4700.0-5