Part 4001 Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation

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  • Affiliate: means a company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See 42 CFR 486.306
  • Agreement cycle: refers to the time period of at least 4 years when an agreement is in effect between CMS and an OPO. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Amendment: means the act of making a change in a previously recorded mining claim or site as described in §3833. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Assessment year: means a period of 12 consecutive months beginning at 12 noon on September 1 each year. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • BLM State Office: means the Bureau of Land Management State Office listed in §1821. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Certification: means a CMS determination that an OPO meets the requirements for certification at §486. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Claimant: means the person under state or Federal law who is the owner of all or any part of an unpatented mining claim or site. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Closed to mineral entry: means the land is not available for the location of mining claims or sites because Congress, BLM, or another surface managing agency has withdrawn or otherwise segregated the lands from the operation of the General Mining Law, often subject to valid existing rights. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Company: means any corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization, or any other trust (unless by its terms the trust must terminate within twenty-five years or not later than twenty-one years and ten months after the death of individuals living on the effective date of the trust). See 42 CFR 486.306
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, applies to purchase, or is solicited to purchase from you insurance products or annuities primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See 42 CFR 486.306
  • Current spouse: means a living person who is married to the employee, Member, or retiree at the time of the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Current spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under FERS that is payable (after the employee's, Member's or retiree's death) to a current spouse who meets the requirements of §843. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Deposit: means a deposit required to provide a survivor benefit. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Designation: means CMS assignment of a geographic service area to an OPO. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Domestic violence: means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts by a current or former family member, household member, intimate partner, or caretaker:

    (1) Attempting to cause or causing or threatening another person physical harm, severe emotional distress, psychological trauma, rape, or sexual assault. See 42 CFR 486.306

  • Electronic media: includes any means for transmitting messages electronically between you and a consumer in a format that allows visual text to be displayed on equipment, for example, a personal computer monitor. See 42 CFR 486.306
  • Entire metropolitan statistical area: means a metropolitan statistical area (MSA), a consolidated metropolitan statistical area (CMSA), or a primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA) listed in the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book published by the U. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • ESRD Network: means all Medicare-approved ESRD facilities in a designated geographic area specified by CMS. See 42 CFR 482.70
  • Federal lands: means any lands or interest in lands owned by the United States, subject to location under the General Mining Law, including, but not limited to, those lands within forest reservations in the National Forest System and wildlife refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • FERS: means chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Filed: means a document is--

    (a) Received by BLM on or before the due date. See 43 CFR 3830.5

  • First regular monthly payment: means the first annuity check payable on a recurring basis (other than an estimated payment or an adjustment check) after OPM has initially adjudicated the regular rate of annuity payable under FERS and has paid the annuity accrued since the time of retirement. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • FLPMA: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (43 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Former spouse: means a living person who was married for at least 9 months to an employee, Member, or retiree who performed at least 18 months of creditable service under FERS. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Former spouse annuity: means a recurring benefit under FERS that is payable to a former spouse after the employee's, Member's, or retiree's death. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Fully reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under FERS received by a retiree who has elected the maximum reduction in his or her annuity to provide a current spouse annuity and/or a former spouse annuity or annuities. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • General Mining Law: means the Act of May 10, 1872, as amended, (codified as 30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Insurable interest rate: means the recurring payments under FERS to a retiree who has elected a reduction in annuity to provide a survivor annuity to a person with an insurable interest in the retiree. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Location fee: means the one-time fee that 30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Maintenance fee: means the initial or annual fee that 30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Member: means a Member of Congress. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Mineral Leasing Acts: means the Mineral Leasing Act of [February 25,] 1920, as amended (30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Mineral materials: means those materials that--

    (a) BLM may sell under the Mineral Materials Act of July 31, 1947 (30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5

  • Office: means the premises of an institution where retail deposits are accepted from the public. See 42 CFR 486.306
  • One-half reduced annuity: means the recurring payments under FERS received by a retiree who has elected one-half of the full reduction in his or her annuity to provide a partial current spouse annuity or a partial former spouse annuity or annuities. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Open to mineral entry: means that the land is open to the location of mining claims or sites under the General Mining Law. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Organ: means a human kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, or intestine (or multivisceral organs when transplanted at the same time as an intestine). See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Present value factor: means the amount of money (earning interest at an assumed rate) required at the time of annuity commencement to fund an annuity that starts at the rate of $1 a month and is payable in monthly installments for the annuitant's lifetime based on mortality rates for annuitants paid from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Qualifying court order: means a court order that awards a former spouse annuity and that satisfies the requirements of section 8445 of title 5, United States Code, for awarding a former spouse annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Re-certification cycle: means the 4-year cycle during which an OPO is certified. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Recording: means the act of filing a notice or certificate of location with the local recording office and BLM, as required by FLPMA. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Retiree: as used in this subpart , does not include a current spouse, former spouse, child, or person with an insurable interest receiving a survivor annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Self-only annuity: means the recurring unreduced payments under FERS to a retiree with no survivor annuity payable to anyone. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Service charge: means an administrative fee that BLM assesses under this part to cover the cost of processing documents. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Site: means either an unpatented mill site authorized under 30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • small business: when used in this subpart; specific reference to disadvantaged business enterprises is for added emphasis. See 48 CFR 719.271-1
  • Small miner: means a claimant who, along with all related parties, holds no more than 10 mining claims or sites on Federal lands on the date annual maintenance fees are due, and meets the additional requirements of part 3835 of this chapter. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Surface Resources Act: means the Act of July 23, 1955 (30 U. See 43 CFR 3830.5
  • Time of retirement: means the effective commencing date for retired employee's or Member's annuity. See 15 CFR 270.101
  • Transplant center: means an organ-specific transplant program (as defined in this rule) within a transplant hospital (for example, a hospital's lung transplant program may also be referred to as the hospital's lung transplant center). See 42 CFR 482.70
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that provides organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See 42 CFR 486.302