31 U.S.C. § 6401 Definitions

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)

In this chapter:

(1) AGENCY.-The term "agency" has the meaning given the term in section 552(f) of title 5.

(2) CORE DATA ELEMENTS.-The term "core data elements" means data elements relating to financial management, administration, or management that-

(A) are not program-specific in nature or program-specific outcome measures, as defined in section 1115(h) of this title; and

(B) are required by agencies for all or the vast majority of recipients of Federal awards for purposes of reporting.

(3) DIRECTOR.-The term "Director" means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

(4) EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.-The term "Executive department" has the meaning given the term in section 101 of title 5.

(5) FEDERAL AWARD.-The term "Federal award"-

(A) means the transfer of anything of value for a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by a law of the United States, including financial assistance and Government facilities, services, and property;

(B) includes a grant, a subgrant, a cooperative agreement, or any other transaction; and

(C) does not include a transaction or agreement-

(i) that provides for conventional public information services or procurement of property or services for the direct benefit or use of the Government; or

(ii) that provides only-

(I) direct Government cash assistance to an individual;

(II) a subsidy;

(III) a loan;

(IV) a loan guarantee; or

(V) insurance.

(6) SECRETARY.-The term "Secretary" means the head of the standard-setting agency.

(7) STANDARD-SETTING AGENCY.-The term "standard-setting agency" means the Executive department designated under section 6402(a)(1).

(8) STATE.-The term "State" means each State of the United States, the District of Columbia, each commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, and each federally recognized Indian Tribe.

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