What terms are used in this subpart?
As used in this subpart:
means an administrative law judge
appointed under 5 U.S.C. 3105
and assigned to preside over the hearing
process under this subpart.
means a condition
sec. 4(e), 16 U.S.C. 797(e), for the adequate protection and utilization of a reservation.
means a calendar day
Department means the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, or Department of the Interior.
means a prehearing process for obtaining facts or information to assist a party
in preparing or presenting its case.
Ex parte communication
means an oral or written communication to the ALJ
that is made without providing all parties reasonable notice and an opportunity to participate.
FERC means the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
means the Hearing Clerk
, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250; phone: 202-720-4443, facsimile: 202-720-9776.
means a process by which a person
who did not request a hearing under § 1.621
can participate as a party
to the hearing
under § 1.622
means a proceeding before FERC
for issuance of a license for a hydroelectric facility under 18 CFR parts 4
means an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement
issued to comply with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
, 42 U.S.C. 4321
means Deputy Chief, National Forest Systems, Forest Service
. The service and mailing address under this subpart is NFS
, Washington Office (WO) Lands Staff, Mail Stop 1124, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0003, telephone 202-205-1248, facsimile number 202-205-1604.
Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ)
is the office within USDA
in which ALJs conduct hearings under the regulations in this subpart.
Either 43 CFR 45.21 or 50 CFR 221.21, with respect to a hearing process consolidated under § 1.623;
Either 43 CFR 45.22 or 50 CFR 221.22, with respect to a hearing process consolidated under § 1.623;
means an individual
; a partnership, corporation, association
, or other legal entity; an unincorporated organization; and any federal, state, tribal, county, district, territorial, or local government
means a fishway prescribed under FPA
sec. 18, 16 U.S.C. 811, to provide for the safe, timely, and effective passage of fish.
means a person
Is authorized by a party to represent the party in a hearing process under this subpart; and
means the Secretary
of Agriculture or his or her designee.
Senior Department employee
has the same meaning as the term “senior employee” in 5 CFR 2637.211(a)
USDA means the United States Department of Agriculture.