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
Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 19 USC 2292
Department: means the Department of Energy or any component thereof, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. See 46 USC 41303
Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
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.
perform: when used in relation to functions, includes the undertaking, fulfillment, or execution of any duty or obligation. See 46 USC 41303
Personal property: All property that is not real property.
Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 19 USC 2293