40 CFR 47.105 - Definitions.

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§ 47.105 Definitions.

(a) Environmental education and environmental education and training mean educational activities and training activities involving elementary, secondary, and postsecondary students, as such terms are defined in the State in which they reside, and environmental education personnel, but does not include technical training activities directed toward environmental management professionals or activities primarily directed toward the support of noneducational research and development;

(b) Federal agency or agency of the United States means any department, agency or other instrumentality of the Federal Government, any independent agency or establishment of the Federal Government including any Government corporation;

(c) Local education agency means any education agency as defined in section 198 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 3381) and shall include any tribal education agency, as defined in § 47.105(f);

(d) Not-for-profit organization means an organization, association, or institution described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, which is exempt from taxation pursuant to the provisions of section 501(a) of such Code;

(e) Noncommercial education broadcasting entities means any noncommercial educational broadcasting station (and/or its legal nonprofit affiliates) as defined and licensed by the Federal Communications Commission;

(f) Tribal education agency means a school or community college which is controlled by an Indian tribe, band, or nation, including any Alaska Native village, which is recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians and which is not administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs;

(g) Refer to 2 CFR part 200, subpart A and 40 CFR 35.6015 for definitions for budget period, project period, cooperative agreement, grant agreement, and other Federal assistance terms.

[57 FR 8390, Mar. 9, 1992, as amended at 79 FR 76063, Dec. 19, 2014]

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Title 40 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 47 after this date.

  • 2015-10-09; vol. 80 # 196 - Friday, October 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 61087 - Governmentwide Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
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      This final rule is effective on October 9, 2015.
      2 CFR Part 1500