31 CFR § 92.12 - Definitions.
(a)Assessing official means the Director of the United States Mint or his designee.
(b)Examining official means an employee of the United States Mint appointed by the Director of the United States Mint (or an employee of the Treasury Department appointed by the Director of the United States Mint with the concurrence of the head of that employee's organization), to administer the procedures in this subpart in a particular case and to propose findings and recommendations in that case to the assessing official. The examining official must be:
(1) An employee of the Treasury Department in the grade of GS-15 or higher; and
(2) Capable of examining the matter without actual or apparent conflict of interest.
(c)Broadcast or telecast means widespread dissemination by electronic transmission or method, whether audio and/or visual.
(d)Civil penalty means a civil monetary penalty
(e)Date of offense means the later of:
(1) The date that the misuse occurred;
(2) The date that the misuse had the effect of conveying the false impression that the activity was associated with or approved, endorsed, sponsored or authorized by the United States Mint or its officers or employees; or
(3) If the violation is a continuing one, the date on which the misuse of the words, titles, abbreviations, initials, symbols, emblems, seals, or badges protected by 31 U.S.C. 333 or the procedures in this subpart last occurred.
(f)Days means calendar days, unless otherwise stated.
(g)Person means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, company, business, firm, manufacturer, or any other organization, entity, or institution.
(h)Respondent means a person named in an Initial Notice of Assessment.
(i)Symbol means any design or graphic used by the United States Mint or the Treasury Department to represent themselves or their products. A design or graphic may include
(1) A trademark, designation of origin, or mark of identification, or
(2) A stylized depiction comprising letters, words, or numbers.