Subchapter I General Provisions
Subchapter II National Historic Preservation

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 16 > Chapter 1A - Historic Sites, Buildings, Objects, and Antiquities

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • agency: means an agency as defined in section 552(e) 1 of title 5. See 22 USC 3902
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Chairman: means the Chairman of the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies. See 22 USC 262r
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Foreign Service: means the Foreign Service of the United States. See 22 USC 3902
  • former spouse: means a former wife or husband of a participant or former participant who was married to such participant for not less than 10 years during periods of service by that participant which are creditable under section 4056 of this title. See 22 USC 4044
  • Fund: means the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund maintained by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to section 4042 of this title. See 22 USC 4071a
  • Government: means the Government of the United States. See 22 USC 3902
  • marriage: means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word "spouse" refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife. See 1 USC 7
  • multilateral development banks: means the multilateral development institutions other than the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. See 22 USC 262r
  • normal cost: means the entry-age normal cost of the provisions of the System which relate to the Fund, computed by the Secretary of State in accordance with generally accepted actuarial practice and standards (using dynamic assumptions) and expressed as a level percentage of aggregate basic pay. See 22 USC 4071a
  • participant: means a person who participates in the Foreign Service Pension System. See 22 USC 4071a
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of State, except that (subject to section 3921 of this title) with reference to the exercise of functions under this Act with respect to any agency authorized by law to utilize the Foreign Service personnel system, such term means the head of that agency. See 22 USC 3902
  • supplemental liability: means the estimated excess of--

    (A) the actuarial present value of all future benefits payable from the Fund under this part based on the service of participants or former participants, over

    (B) the sum of--

    (i) the actuarial present value of (I) deductions to be withheld from the future basic pay of participants pursuant to section 4071e of this title and (II) contributions for past civilian and military service. See 22 USC 4071a

  • System: means the Foreign Service Pension System. See 22 USC 4071a
  • United States: when used in a geographic sense, means the several States and the District of Columbia. See 22 USC 3902