Part 3700 Organization and Functions
Part 3701 Public Information

Terms Used In CFR > Title 7 > Chapter XXXVII

  • Activity: means a discrete undertaking within a project to be carried out by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, that is specified in an agreement and is intended to fulfill a specific objective of the agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Administrator: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator, the chief executive of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency within the Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Affiliate: means a person or entity which, directly orindirectly, either controls or has the power to control or exert significant influence on the other, or a person and entity both controlled by a third person or entity, which may be a parent entity. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Agreement: means a legally binding grant or cooperative agreement entered into between CCC and a recipient to implement a project under the FFPr Program. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Alcohol: means the intoxicating agent in beverage alcohol, ethyl alcohol, or other low molecular weight alcohols including methyl and isopropyl alcohol. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Alcohol use: means the drinking or swallowing of any beverage, liquid mixture or preparation (including any medication), containing alcohol. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Capital debt: means the outstanding indebtedness used for the construction, rehabilitation, or acquisition of the physical property and equipment of a hospital, including those financing costs approved by HUD. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation, an agency and instrumentality of the United States within USDA, and includes any official of the United States delegated the responsibility to act on behalf of CCC. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • CCC-provided funds: means U. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Civil penalty: means a fine. See 30 CFR 250.1402
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the vehicle

    (1) Has a gross combination weight rating or gross combination weight of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more), whichever is greater, inclusive of a towed unit(s) with a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds), whichever is greater. See 49 CFR 382.107

  • Construction: means the creation of a new or replacement hospital facility, the substantial rehabilitation of an existing facility, or the limited rehabilitation of an existing facility. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Conviction: means an unvacated adjudication of guilt, or a determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or by an authorized administrative tribunal, an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person's appearance in court, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court, the payment of a fine or court cost, or violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether or not the penalty is rebated, suspended, or probated. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Cooperative: means a private sector organization whose members own and control the organization and share in its services and its profits and that provides business services and outreach in cooperative development for its membership. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the portion of project expenses, or necessary goods and services provided to carry out a project, not paid or acquired with Federal funds. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Disabling damage: means damage which precludes departure of a motor vehicle from the scene of the accident in its usual manner in daylight after simple repairs. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Disburse: means to make a payment to liquidate an obligation. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Disqualification: means any of the following three actions:

    (1) The suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a CLP or CDL by the State or jurisdiction of issuance. See 49 CFR 383.5

  • Donated commodities: means the commodities donated by CCC to a recipient under an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • DOT Agency: means an agency (or "operating administration") of the United States Department of Transportation administering regulations requiring alcohol and/or drug testing (14 CFR parts 61, 63, 65, 121, and 135. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Driver: means any person who operates a commercial motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Eligible unit of local government: means a city, town, borough, county, parish, district, or other public body created by or pursuant to State law which has a total population of 3,000 individuals or less. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Employee: means any operator of a commercial motor vehicle, including full time, regularly employed drivers. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Employer: means a person or entity employing one or more employees (including an individual who is self-employed) that is subject to DOT agency regulations requiring compliance with this part. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Employer: means any person (including the United States, a State, District of Columbia or a political subdivision of a State) who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle or assigns employees to operate such a vehicle. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Endorsement: means an authorization to an individual's CLP or CDL required to permit the individual to operate certain types of commercial motor vehicles. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Equipment: Tangible nonexpendable personal property including exempt property charged directly to the award having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • FAS: means the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • FFPr Program: means the Food for Progress Program. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Foreign: means outside the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • General rule: To be eligible for an award under this subpart, an applicant must have been named as a party to the adjudicatory proceeding and show that it meets all other conditions of eligibility set forth in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section. See 31 CFR 380.0
  • Hard costs: means the costs of the construction and equipment, including construction-related fees such as architect and construction manager fees. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Hazardous materials: means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 U. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Hospital: means a facility that has been proposed for approval or has been approved by HUD under the provisions of this subpart, and:

    (1) That provides community services for inpatient medical care of the sick or injured (including obstetrical care). See 24 CFR 242.1

  • Licensed medical practitioner: means a person who is licensed, certified, and/or registered, in accordance with applicable Federal, State, local, or foreign laws and regulations, to prescribe controlled substances and other drugs. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Mortgage: means such classes of first liens as are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real estate under the laws of the state in which the real estate is located, together with any mortgage note secured thereby. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Mortgage Reserve Fund: means a trust account, or an account held by the mortgagee, for and on behalf of the mortgagor, to which the mortgagor contributes and from which withdrawals must be approved by HUD. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Mortgagor: means the original borrower under a mortgage and its successors and assigns. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Motor vehicle: means a vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, or semitrailer propelled or drawn by mechanical power used on highways, except that such term does not include a vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, semitrailer operated exclusively on a rail. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Negative return-to-duty test result: means a return-to-duty test with a negative drug result and/or an alcohol test with an alcohol concentration of less than 0. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Non-CMV: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles not defined by the term "commercial motor vehicle (CMV)" in this section. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Nongovernmental organization: means an organization that works at the local level to solve development problems in a foreign country in which the organization is located, except that the term does not include an organization that is primarily an agency or instrumentality of the government of the foreign country. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Parent: means an organization or entity that controls or has a controlling interest in another organization or entity. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • Principal residence: means the dwelling where the borrower and, if applicable, Non-Borrowing Spouse, maintain their permanent place of abode, and typically spend the majority of the calendar year. See 24 CFR 206.3
  • Private voluntary organization: means a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization (in the case of a United States organization, an organization that is exempt from Federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) that receives funds from private sources, voluntary contributions of money, staff time, or in-kind support from the public, and that is engaged in or is planning to engage in voluntary, charitable, or development assistance activities (other than religious activities). See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Program income: means interest earned on proceeds from the sale of donated commodities, as well as funds received by a recipient or subrecipient as a direct result of carrying out an approved activity under an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Project: means the totality of the activities to be carried out by a recipient, directly or through a subrecipient, to fulfill the objectives of an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Real property: Land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excluding movable machinery and equipment. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Recipient: means an entity that enters into an agreement with CCC and receives donated commodities and CCC-provided funds to carry out activities under the agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Safety-sensitive function: means all time from the time a driver begins to work or is required to be in readiness to work until the time he/she is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing work. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Sale proceeds: means funds received by a recipient from the sale of donated commodities. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • State: includes the several states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, American Samoa, and the United States Virgin Islands. See 24 CFR 242.1
  • State: means a State of the United States and the District of Columbia. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • State of domicile: means that State where a person has his/her true, fixed, and permanent home and principal residence and to which he/she has the intention of returning whenever he/she is absent. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Subaward: An award of financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, made under an award by a recipient to an eligible subrecipient or by a subrecipient to a lower tier subrecipient. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Subrecipient: The legal entity to which a subaward is made and which is accountable to the recipient for the use of the funds provided. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • Subrecipient: means an entity that enters into a subagreement with a recipient for the purpose of implementing in the target country activities described in an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Tank vehicle: means any commercial motor vehicle that is designed to transport any liquid or gaseous materials within a tank or tanks having an individual rated capacity of more than 119 gallons and an aggregate rated capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or the chassis. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Target country: means the foreign country in which activities are implemented under an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Termination: The cancellation of an award, in whole or in part, at any time prior to the date of completion. See 32 CFR 32.2
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 31 CFR 380.1
  • Vehicle: means a motor vehicle unless otherwise specified. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Voluntary committed cost sharing or matching contributions: means cost sharing or matching contributions specifically pledged on a voluntary basis by an applicant or recipient, which become binding as part of an agreement. See 31 CFR 380.1