Part 2810 Organization and Functions-Office of Operations
Part 2811 Availability of Information to the Public
Part 2812 Department of Agriculture Guidelines for the Donation of Excess Research Equipment Under 15 U.S.C. 3710(I)

Terms Used In CFR > Title 7 > Chapter XXVIII

  • Acquisition: means acquiring ADP equipment or services from commercial sources or from State or local government resources. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Acquisition Checklist: means the standard Department checklist that States can submit to meet prior written approval requirements instead of submitting the actual Request for Proposal (RFP), contracts or contract amendments. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • acquisition cost: means the amount received for trade-in plus the additional outlay. See 45 CFR 95.703
  • Act: means the Taylor Grazing Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Active use: means that portion of the grazing preference that is:

    (1) Available for livestock grazing use under a permit or lease based on livestock carrying capacity and resource conditions in an allotment. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5

  • Activity plan: means a plan for managing a resource use or value to achieve specific objectives. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Actual use: means where, how many, what kind or class of livestock, and how long livestock graze on an allotment, or on a portion or pasture of an allotment. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • ADP: means data processing performed by a system of electronic or electrical machines so interconnected and interacting as to minimize the need for human assistance or intervention. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Affiliate: means an entity or person that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, an applicant, permittee or lessee. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Allotment: means an area of land designated and managed for grazing of livestock. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Approved program: A program determined as necessary or appropriate for priorities and allocations support to promote the national defense by the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Energy, or the Secretary of Homeland Security, under the authority of the Defense Production Act and Executive Order 13603, or the Selective Service Act and Executive Order 12742. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Associate Administrator: means the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety, or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Authorized officer: means any person authorized by the Secretary to administer regulations in this part. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Base contract: means the initial contractual activity, including all option years, allowed during a defined unit of time, for example, 2 years. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Chief Counsel: means the Chief Counsel of PHMSA. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Class of livestock: means ages and/or sex groups of a kind of livestock. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • 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
  • control: means having any relationship which gives an entity or person authority directly or indirectly to determine the manner in which an applicant, permittee or lessee conducts grazing operations. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Cost allocation plan: means a narrative description of the procedures that the State agency will use in identifying, measuring, and allocating all State agency costs incurred in support of all programs administered or supervised by the State agency. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • Critical infrastructure: Any systems and assets, whether physical or cyber-based, so vital to the United States that the degradation or destruction of such systems and assets would have a debilitating impact on national security, including, but not limited to, national economic security and national public health or safety. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Data processing: means the preparation of source media containing data or basic elements of information and the use of such source media according to precise rules or procedures to accomplish such operations as classifying, sorting, calculating, summarizing, recording and transmitting. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Day: means a 24-hour period ending at 11:59 p. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • 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
  • Department: means the U. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Service. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Development: means the definition of system requirements, detailing of system and program specifications, programming and testing. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Directive: An official action which requires a person to take or refrain from taking certain actions in accordance with its provisions. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Disclosure of significant financial interests: means an Investigator's disclosure of significant financial interests to an Institution. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • District: means the specific area of public lands administered by a District Manager or a Field Manager. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • 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
  • Enhanced matching rate: means the higher than regular rate of FFP authorized by Title IV-D, IV-E, and XIX of the Social Security Act for acquisition of services and equipment that conform to specific requirements designed to improve administration of the Child Support Enforcement, Foster Care and Adoption Assistance, and Medicaid programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Ephemeral rangelands: means areas of the Hot Desert Biome (Region) that do not consistently produce enough forage to sustain a livestock operation, but from time to time produce sufficient forage to accommodate livestock grazing. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Equipment: means an article of tangible personal property that has a useful life of more than two years and an acquisition cost of $500 or more. See 45 CFR 95.703
  • FCOI report: means an Institution's report of a financial conflict of interest to a PHS Awarding Component. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Feasibility study: means a preliminary study to determine whether it is sufficiently probable that effective and efficient use of ADP equipment or systems can be made to warrant a substantial investment of staff, time, and money being requested and whether the plan is capable of being accomplished successfully. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Federal financial participation: means the Federal Government's share of expenditures made by a State agency under any of the programs cited in §95. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • Federal program office: means the Federal program office within the Department that is authorized to approve requests for the acquisition of ADP equipment or ADP services. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • FFP: means Federal financial participation. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Financial interest: means anything of monetary value, whether or not the value is readily ascertainable. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Gas: means natural gas, flammable gas, or gas which is toxic or corrosive. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Gathering line: means a pipeline that transports gas from a current production facility to a transmission line or main. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • General Systems Design: means a combination of narrative and graphic description of the generic architecture of a system as opposed to the detailed architecture of the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Grade: means a class or rank of quality. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Grazing lease: means a document that authorizes grazing use of the public lands under Section 15 of the Act. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Grazing permit: means a document that authorizes grazing use of the public lands under Section 3 of the Act. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Hardware: means automatic equipment that accepts and stores data, performs calculations and other processing steps, and produces information. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Hazard: An emergency or disaster resulting from:

    (1) A natural disaster, or

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

  • Hearing: means an informal conference or a proceeding for oral presentation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • HHS: means the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and any components of the Department to which the authority involved may be delegated. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Homeland security: Includes efforts:

    (1) To prevent terrorist attacks within the United States. See 15 CFR 700.8

  • Implementation APD: means a recorded plan of action to request Federal Financial Participation (FFP) in the costs of designing, developing, and implementing the system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Includes: means including but not limited to. See 49 CFR 192.15
  • Industrial resources: All materials, services, and facilities, including construction materials, the authority for which has not been delegated to other agencies under Executive Order 13603. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Installation: means the integrated testing of programs and subsystems, system conversion, and turnover to operation status. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Institution: means any domestic or foreign, public or private, entity or organization (excluding a Federal agency) that submits a proposal, or that receives, PHS research funding. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Interested public: means an individual, group, or organization that has:

    (1)(i) Submitted a written request to BLM to be provided an opportunity to be involved in the decisionmaking process as to a specific allotment, and

    (ii) Followed up that request by submitting written comment as to management of a specific allotment, or otherwise participating in the decisionmaking process as to a specific allotment, if BLM has provided them an opportunity for comment or other participation. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5

  • Investigator: means the project director or principal Investigator and any other person, regardless of title or position, who is responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research funded by the PHS, or proposed for such funding, which may include, for example, collaborators or consultants. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • 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
  • Key personnel: includes the PD/PI and any other personnel considered to be essential to work performance in accordance with HHSAR subpart 352. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • kind of livestock: means species of domestic livestock--cattle, sheep, horses, burros, and goats. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Land use plan: means a resource management plan, developed under the provisions of 43 CFR part 1600, or a management framework plan. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Listed specification: means a specification listed in section I of appendix B of this part. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Livestock carrying capacity: means the maximum stocking rate possible without inducing damage to vegetation or related resources. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Manage: means taking action to address a financial conflict of interest, which can include reducing or eliminating the financial conflict of interest, to ensure, to the extent possible, that the design, conduct, and reporting of research will be free from bias. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • May: means "is permitted to" or "is authorized to". See 49 CFR 192.15
  • May not: means "is not permitted to" or "is not authorized to". See 49 CFR 192.15
  • Monitoring: means the periodic observation and orderly collection of data to evaluate:

    (1) Effects of management actions. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5

  • 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
  • Noncompetitive: means solicitation of a proposal from only one source, or after solicitation of a number of sources, negotiation with selected sources based on a finding that competition is inadequate. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • 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
  • Offshore: means beyond the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast of the United States that is in direct contact with the open seas and beyond the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Operating Divisions: means the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) organizational components responsible for administering public assistance programs. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • Operation: means the automated processing of data used in the administration of State plans for titles I, IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Operator: means any owner or operator. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Operator: means a person who engages in the transportation of gas. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • OPS: means the Office of Pipeline Safety, which is part of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Outer Continental Shelf: means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in Section 2 of the Submerged Lands Act (43 U. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other organized group of persons, or legal successor or representative thereof. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Petroleum gas: means propane, propylene, butane, (normal butane or isobutanes), and butylene (including isomers), or mixtures composed predominantly of these gases, having a vapor pressure not exceeding 208 psi (1434 kPa) gage at 100 °F (38 °C). See 49 CFR 192.3
  • PHMSA: means the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the United States Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • PHS: means the Public Health Service of the U. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • PHS Awarding Component: means the organizational unit of the PHS that funds the research that is subject to this part. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Pipe: means any pipe or tubing used in the transportation of gas, including pipe-type holders. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Pipeline: means all parts of those physical facilities through which gas moves in transportation, including pipe, valves, and other appurtenance attached to pipe, compressor units, metering stations, regulator stations, delivery stations, holders, and fabricated assemblies. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • preference: means the total number of animal unit months on public lands apportioned and attached to base property owned or controlled by a permittee, lessee, or an applicant for a permit or lease. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Presiding Official: means the person who conducts any hearing relating to civil penalty assessments, compliance orders, orders directing amendment, safety orders, or corrective action orders and who has the duties and powers set forth in §190. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Priorities authority: The authority of the Department of Commerce, pursuant to Section 101 of the Defense Production Act, to require priority performance of contracts and orders for industrial resource items for use in approved programs. 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
  • Project: means a defined set of information technology related tasks, undertaken by the State to improve the efficiency, economy and effectiveness of administration and/or operation of one or more of its human services programs. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Public assistance programs: means the programs cited in §95. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • Public Assistance Programs: means programs authorized by titles I, IV-A, IV-B, IV-C, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI (AABD), XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act, and programs authorized by the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended by the Refugee Act of 1980 (Pub. See 45 CFR 95.703
  • Public lands: means any land and interest in land outside of Alaska owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management, except lands held for the benefit of Indians. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Range improvement: means an authorized physical modification or treatment which is designed to improve production of forage. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • 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
  • Regional Director: means the head of any one of the Regional Offices of the Office of Pipeline Safety, or a designee appointed by the Regional Director. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Regular matching rate: means the normal rate of FFP authorized by titles IV-A, IV-B, IV-D, IV-E, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act for State and local agency administration of programs authorized by those titles. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Regulations: means the regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Requirements Analysis: means determining and documenting the information needs and the functional and technical requirements the proposed computerized system must meet. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Research: means a systematic investigation, study or experiment designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge relating broadly to public health, including behavioral and social-sciences research. See 45 CFR 94.3
  • Respondent: means a person upon whom OPS has served an enforcement action described in this part. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Sample: means any number of sample units to be used for inspection. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or his authorized officer. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Selective Service Act: Section 18 of the Selective Service Act of 1948 (50 U. See 15 CFR 700.8
  • Service agreement: means the document signed by the State or local agency and the State or local Central Data Processing facility whenever the latter provides data processing services to the former and:

    (a) Identifies those ADP services the Central Data Processing facility will provide. See 45 CFR 95.605

  • Service line: means a distribution line that transports gas from a common source of supply to an individual customer, to two adjacent or adjoining residential or small commercial customers, or to multiple residential or small commercial customers served through a meter header or manifold. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • SMYS: means specified minimum yield strength is:

    (1) For steel pipe manufactured in accordance with a listed specification, the yield strength specified as a minimum in that specification. See 49 CFR 192.3

  • Software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation used to operate the hardware. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Software maintenance: means routine support activities that normally include corrective, adaptive, and perfective changes, without introducing additional functional capabilities. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • State: means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • State: means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam. See 45 CFR 95.703
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • State: means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • State agency: means the State agency administering or supervising the administration of the State plan for any program cited in §95. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • State Agency: means the State agency administering a public assistance program(s). See 45 CFR 95.703
  • State agency: means the State agency administering or supervising the administration of the State plan under titles I, IV, X, XIV, XVI(AABD), XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • State agency costs: include all costs incurred by or allocable to the State agency except expenditures for financial assistance, medical vendor payments, and payments for services and goods provided directly to program recipients such as day care services, family planning services or household items as provided for under the approved State program plan. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • State Director: means the State Director, Bureau of Land Management, or his or her authorized representative. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • State Plan: means a comprehensive written commitment by the State agency to administer or supervise the administration of any of the public assistance programs cited in §95. See 45 CFR 95.505
  • Supplemental feed: means a feed which supplements the forage available from the public lands and is provided to improve livestock nutrition or rangeland management. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Suspension: means the withholding from active use, through a decision issued by the authorized officer or by agreement, of part or all of the grazing preference specified in a grazing permit or lease. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • system design: means a combination of narrative and diagrams describing the structure of a new or more efficient automatic data processing system. See 45 CFR 95.605
  • Temporary nonuse: means that portion of active use that the authorized officer authorizes not to be used, in response to an application made by the permittee or lessee. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Transportation of gas: means the gathering, transmission, or distribution of gas by pipeline or the storage of gas, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce. See 49 CFR 192.3
  • Underground natural gas storage facility: means a facility that stores natural gas in an underground facility incident to natural gas transportation, including--

    (1) A depleted hydrocarbon reservoir. See 49 CFR 192.3

  • Utilization: means the portion of forage that has been consumed by livestock, wild horses and burros, wildlife and insects during a specified period. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Working day: Any day that the recipient of an order is open for business. See 15 CFR 700.8