§ 2201 Congressional findings
§ 2202 Declaration of purpose
§ 2203 Definitions
§ 2204 United States Fire Administration
§ 2205 Public education
§ 2206 National Academy for Fire Prevention and Control
§ 2207 Fire technology
§ 2208 National Fire Data Center
§ 2209 Master plans
§ 2210 Reimbursement for costs of firefighting on Federal property
§ 2211 Review of fire prevention codes
§ 2212 Fire safety effectiveness statements
§ 2213 Annual conference
§ 2214 Public safety awards
§ 2215 Reports to Congress and President
§ 2216 Authorization of appropriations
§ 2217 Public access to information
§ 2218 Administrative provisions
§ 2219 Assistance to Consumer Product Safety Commission
§ 2220 Arson prevention, detection, and control
§ 2221 Arson prevention grants
§ 2223a Review
§ 2223b Working group
§ 2223c Report and recommendations
§ 2223d Annual revision of recommendations
§ 2223e “Emergency response personnel” defined
§ 2224 Listings of places of public accommodation
§ 2225 Fire prevention and control guidelines for places of public accommodation
§ 2225a Prohibiting Federal funding of conferences held at non-certified places of public accommodation
§ 2226 Dissemination of fire prevention and control information
§ 2227 Fire safety systems in federally assisted buildings
§ 2228 CPR training
§ 2229 Firefighter assistance
§ 2229a Staffing for adequate fire and emergency response
§ 2230 Surplus and excess Federal equipment
§ 2231 Cooperative agreements with Federal facilities
§ 2232 Burn research
§ 2233 Removal of civil liability barriers that discourage the donation of fire equipment to volunteer fire companies
§ 2234 Encouraging adoption of standards for firefighter health and safety

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 49

  • Academy: means the National Academy for Fire Prevention and Control. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Administration: means the United States Fire Administration established pursuant to section 2204 of this title. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Administrator: means , except as otherwise provided, the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration, within the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Administrator of FEMA: means the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • clinical research: means patient oriented clinical research conducted with human subjects, or research on the causes and consequences of disease in human populations involving material of human origin (such as tissue specimens and cognitive phenomena) for which an investigator or colleague directly interacts with human subjects in an outpatient or inpatient setting to clarify a problem in human physiology, pathophysiology or disease, or epidemiologic or behavioral studies, outcomes research or health services research, or developing new technologies, therapeutic interventions, or clinical trials. See 42 USC 284d
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 19 USC 2292
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • fire service: means any organization in any State consisting of personnel, apparatus, and equipment which has as its purpose protecting property and maintaining the safety and welfare of the public from the dangers of fire, including a private firefighting brigade. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • health services research: means research endeavors that study the impact of the organization, financing and management of health services on the quality, cost, access to and outcomes of care. See 42 USC 284d
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • local: means of or pertaining to any city, town, county, special purpose district, unincorporated territory, or other political subdivision of a State. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • place of public accommodation affecting commerce: means any inn, hotel, or other establishment not owned by the Federal Government that provides lodging to transient guests, except that such term does not include an establishment treated as an apartment building for purposes of any State or local law or regulation or an establishment located within a building that contains not more than 5 rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied as a residence by the proprietor of such establishment. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Secretary: means , except as otherwise provided, the Secretary of Homeland Security. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 42 USC 201
  • Service: means the Public Health Service. See 42 USC 201
  • State: has the meaning given the term in section 101 of title 6. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • State: includes , in addition to the several States, only the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. See 42 USC 201
  • subscription: includes a mark when the person making the same intended it as such. See 19 USC 2291
  • tribal: means of or pertaining to an Indian tribe. See 42 USC 285f–2
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 19 USC 2294
  • wildland-urban interface: has the meaning given such term in section 6511 of title 16. See 42 USC 285f–2