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SUBCHAPTER B-GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE
PART 30–GENERAL GRANT REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES
30.100 Purpose. 30.101 Authority. 30.105 Applicability and scope. 30.110 Publication. 30.115 Copies. 30.120 Citation. 30.125 Public comment. 30.130 Grant information. 30.135 Definitions. 30.135-1 Administrator. 30.135-2 Agency. 30.135-3 Allowable costs. 30.135-4 Applicant. 30.135-5 Budget. 30.135-6 Budget period. 30.135-7 Educational institution. 30.135-8 Eligible costs. 30.135-9 Federal assistance. 30.135-10 Grant. 30.135-11 Grant agreement. 30.135-12 Grant approving official. 30.135-13 Grant award official. 30.135-14 Grantee. 30.135-15 In-kind contribution. 30.135-16 Nonprofit organization. 30.135-17 Project. 30.135-18 Project costs. 30.135-19 Project officer. 30.135-20 Project period. 30.135-21 Regional Administrator. 30.135-22 Subagreement.
Sec. 30.305-2 Notification of intent (A-95. Part
I). 30.305-3 Time limitations. 30.305-4 EPA processing. 30.305-5 Programs requiring State plans
and jointly funded projects (A-95, Part
III). '30.305-6 Coordination of planning in mul
tijurisdictional areas (A-95, Part IV). 30.305-7 Confidential information. 30.305-8 Specific requirements for the
Construction Grant Program. 30.310 Unsolicited proposal. 30.315 Application requirements. 30.315-1 Signature. 30.315-2 Forms. 30.315-3 Time of submission. 30.315-4 Place of submission. 30.320 Use and disclosure of information. 30.325 Evaluation of application. 30.330 Supplemental information. 30.335 Criteria for award of grant. 30.340 Responsible grantee. 30.340-1 General policy. 30.340-2 Standards. 30.340-3 Determination of responsibility. 30.345 Award of grant. 30.345-1 Amount and term of grant. 30.345-2 Federal share. 30.345-3 Grant agreement. 30.345-4 Costs incurred prior to execution. 30.345-5 Effect of grant award. 30.350 Limitation on award. 30.355 Continuation grants.
Subpart C-Other Federal Requirements
Subpart A-Basic Policies 30.200 Grant simplification goals and
policy. 30.205 Role of EPA. 30.210 Role of the grantee. 30.215 Records of grant actions. 30.220 Consolidated grants. 30.225 Foreign grants. 30.225-1 Clearance requirements. 30.225-2 Criteria for award. 30.225-3 Allowability of costs. 30.225-4 Payments. 30.230 Grants administration review. 30.235 Disclosure of information. 30.245 Fraud and other unlawful or cor
30.400 General grant conditions. 30.405 Statutory conditions. 30.405-1 National Environmental Policy
Act. 30.405-2 Uniform Relocation Assistance
and Real Property Acquisition Policies
Act. 30.405-3 Civil Rights Act of 1964. 30.405-4 Federal Water Pollution Control
Act Amendments of 1972, Section 13. 30.405-5 Title IX of the Education Amend
ments of 1972. 30.405-6 Hatch Act. 30.405-7 National Historic Preservation
Act. 30.405-8 Public Law 93-291. 30.405-9 Demonstration Cities and Metro
politan Development Act and Intergov
ernmental Cooperation Act. 30.405-10 Flood Disaster Protection Act. 30.405-11 Clean Air Act. Section 306. 30.405-12 Federal Water Pollution Control
Act, Section 508. 30.410 Executive Orders. 30.410-1 Executive Order 11246.
Subpart B-Application and Award 30.300 Preapplication procedures. 30.305 A-95 procedures. 30.305 1 Specific areas of clearinghouse
Sec. 30.635-4 Invention reports. 30.635-5 Property reports. 30.635-6 (Reserved] 30.635-7 Compliance. 30.640 Utilization of Government procure.
ment sources. 30.645 Force account work.
Subpart F-Project Costs
Sec. 30.410-2 Executive Order 11988. 30.410-3 Executive Order 11514. 30.410-4 Executive Order 11738. 30.410-5 Executive Order 11990. 30.415 Additional requirements-Federally
assisted construction. 30.415-1 Davis-Bacon Act. 30.415-2 The Copeland Act. 30.415-3 The Contract Work Hours and
Safety Standards Act. 30.415-4 Convict labor. 30.420 Additional requirements-all EPA
grants. 30.420-1 Prohibition against contingent
fees. 30.420-2 Officials not to benefit. 30.420-3 Prohibition against violating facil
ities. 30.420-4 Conflict of interest. 30.420-5 Employment practices. 30.420-6 Conservation and efficient use of
energy. 30.425 Special conditions. 30.430 Noncompliance.
30.700 Use of funds. 30.705 Allowable costs. 30.705-1 Payment to consultants. 30.710 Federal cost principles. 30.715 Direct and indirect costs. 30.715-1 Direct costs. 30.715-2 Indirect costs. 30.720 Cost sharing. 30.725 Cost and price analysis. 30.725-1 Policy. 30.725-2 Price analysis. 30.725-3 Cost analysis. 30.725-4 Requirements.
Subpart D-Patents, Data, and Copyrights 30.500 General. 30.502 Definitions. 30.505 Required provision regarding patent
and copyright infringement. 30.510 Patents and inventions. 30.515 Required patent provision. 30.520 Optional patent provision. 30.525 Data and copyrights. 30.530 Required data and copyright provi.
sion. 30.540 Deviations.
Subpart G-Grantee Accountability 30.800 Financial management. 30.805 Records. 30.810 Property. 30.810-1 Definitions. 30.810-2 Purchase of property. 30.810-3 Property management standards. 30.810-4 Title to property. 30.810-5 Real property. 30.810-6 Federally-owned nonexpendable
personal property. 30.810-7 Nonexpendable personal property
acquired with Federal funds. 30.810-8 Expendable personal property ac
quired with grant funds. 30.810-9 Property reports. 30.815 Final settlement. 30.820 Audit.
Subpart E-Administration and Performance of
Grants 30.600 General. 30.605 Access. 30.610 Rebudgeting of funds. 30.615 Payment. 30.615-1 Method of payment. 30.615-2 Cash depositories. 30.615-3 Withholding of funds. 30.615-4 Assignment. 30.620 Grant related income. 30.620-1 Proceeds from sale of real or per
sonal property. 30.620-2 Royalties received from copy.
rights and patents. 30.620-3 Interest earned on grant funds. 30.625 Grantee publications and publicity. 30.625-1 Publicity. 30.625-2 Publications. 30.625-3 Signs. 30.630 Surveys and questionnaires. 30.635 Reports. 30.635-1 Interim progress reports. 30.635-2 Final report. 30.635-3 Financial reports.
Subpart H-Modification, Suspension and
Termination 30.900 Project changes and grant modifica
tions. 30.900-1 Formal grant amendments. 30.900-2 Administrative grant changes. 30.900-3 Transfer of grants; change of
name agreements. 30.900-4 Grantee project changes. 30.915 Suspension of grants-stop-work
orders. 30.915-1 Use of stop-work orders. 30.915-2 Contents of stop-work orders. 30.915-3 Issuance of stop-work order, 30.915-4 Effect of stop-work order. 30.915-5 Disputes provision. 30.920 Termination of grants. 30.920-1 Termination agreement. 30.920-2 Project termination by grantee. 30.920-3 Grant termination by EPA.
Sec. 30.920-4 Effect of termination. 30.920-5 Annulment of grant. 30.920-6 Disputes provision.
(g) Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977 (41 U.S.C. 501); and
(h) Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2601). [40 FR 20232, May 8, 1975, as amended at 42 FR 56051, Oct 20, 1977; 43 FR 28485, June 30, 1978)
Subpart I-Deviations 30.1000 General. 30.1000-1 Applicability. 30.1000-2 Request for deviation. 30.1000-3 Approval of deviation.
Subpart 1—Disputes 30.1100 Final disputes decision. 30.1105 Grantee appeal. 30.1115 Rights of the grantee and the Gov
ernment. 30.1120 Decision of the Administrator. 30.1125 Questions of law. 30.1130 Delegation of authority. 30.1150 Appeal procedures. APPENDIX A-GENERAL GRANT CONDITIONS APPENDIX B-PATENTS AND INVENTIONS APPENDIX C-RIGHTS IN DATA AND COPY.
RIGHTS AUTHORITY: Authorities cited in § 30.101.
SOURCE: 40 FR 20232, May 8, 1975, unless otherwise noted.
8 30.100 Purpose.
This subchapter establishes and codifies uniform policies and procedures for all grants awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
8 30.105 Applicability and scope.
(a) Parts 30 through 34 to this subchapter contain policies and procedures which apply to all grants made by the Environmental Protection Agency and are designed to achieve maximum uniformity throughout the various grant programs of the Envi. ronmental Protection Agency and, where possible, consistency with other Federal agencies. These policies and procedures are mandatory with respect to all Environmental Protection Agency grants and apply to grants awarded or administered within and outside the United States, unless otherwise specified. Supplementary policies and procedures applicable to only certain grant programs are issued in regulations specifically pertaining to those programs under Part 35 (State and Local Assistance), Part 40 (Research and Demonstration), Part 45 (Training) and Part 46 (Fellowships). Grants or agreements entered into with funds under the Scientific Activi. ties Overseas Program which utilize U.S.-owned excess foreign currencies shall not be subject to this subchapter.
(b) Assistance agreements designated as grants or cooperative agreements under the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act shall be subject to part 30 and other provisions of this subchapter which are applicable to grants. (40 FR 20232, May 8, 1975, as amended at 43 FR 28485, June 30, 1970) 8 30.110 Publication.
This subchapter is published (in Title 40) in the daily issue of the FEDERAL REGISTER and in cumulated form in the Code of Federal Regulations.
8 30.101 Authority.
This subchapter is promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmen tal Protection Agency pursuant to the authority conferred by Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1970 and pursuant to the following statutes which authorize the award of assistance by the Environmental Protection Agency:
(a) Clean Water Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.).
(b) The Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1857 et seq.);
(c) The Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conserva. tion and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.);
(d) The Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 3000-1, 3003-2, 300j-3);
(e) Section 301 et seq. of the Public Health Service Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 241, 242, 243, and 246);
(f) Sections 20 and 23 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 135);
8 30.115 Copies.
Copies of this subchapter in FEDERAL REGISTER and Code of Federal Regulations form may be purchased from the
Superintendent of Documents, Gov- related requirements, to include or ernment Printing Office, Washington, provide for statutory changes, and to D.C. 20402.
improve Agency and grantee adminis
tration of grants. Therefore, public 8 30.120 Citation.
comment is solicited on a continuous This subchapter will be cited in ac- basis and may be addressed to the Dicordance with FEDERAL REGISTER rector, Grants Administration Divi. standards. For example, this section, sion, Environmental Protection when referred to in divisions of this Agency, Washington, D.C. 20460. subchapter, should be cited as “40 CFR 30.120."
8 30.130 Grant information.
Application forms and information $ 30.125 Public comment.
concerning Agency grants may be obThis subchapter will be amended tained through the Grants Adminisfrom time to time to establish new or tration Division, Environmental Proimproved grant policies and proce- tection Agency, Washington, D.C. dures, to simplify and abbreviate grant 20460, or any EPA regional grants adapplication procedures, to simplify ministration office. Addresses of EPA and standardize grant conditions and Regional Offices are as follows:
John F. Kennedy Federal Bldg., Boston, Mass. 02203......... Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hamp
shire, Rhode Island, Vermont. 26 Federal Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10007......
New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Is
lands. 6th and Walnut, Curtis Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 19106 ...... Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsyl
vania, Virginia, West Virginia. 345 Courtland Street NE., Atlanta, Ga. 30308 ............ Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee. 230 South Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill. 60604 .....
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wis
consin. First International Building, 1201 Elm Street, Dallas, Tex. Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, 75270
Texas. 1735 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64108.
lowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska. Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln St., Denver, Colo. 80203 ......... Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota,
Utah, Wyoming 215 Fremont Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94105 ...... Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American
Samoa, Guam, Trust Territories of Pacific Is
lands, Wake Island, 1200 6th Ave., Seattle, Wash. 98101 ..
Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington.
(40 FR 20232, May 8, 1975, as amended at 43 FR 28485, June 30, 1978)
$ 30.135 Definitions.
directives, orders, or other documents All terms used in this subchapter
of the Environmental Protection which are defined in the statutes cited
Agency relating to grants, unless the in 30.101 and which are not defined
context clearly requires a different in this section, shall have the meaning
meaning. given to them in the relevant statutes.
8 30.135-1 Administrator. As used throughout this subchapter, the words and terms defined in this The Administrator of the EnvironSection shall have the meanings set mental Protection Agency, or any forth below, unless (a) the context in person authorized to act for him. which they are used clearly requires a different meaning, or (b) a different 8 30.135-2 Agency. definition is prescribed for a particular The United States Environmental part or portion thereof. The words and Protection Agency (EPA). terms defined in this section shall have the meanings set forth herein whenever used in any correspondence,
8 30.135-3 Allowable costs.
8 30.135-11 Grant agreement. Those eligible, reasonable, neces. The written agreement and amendsary, and allocable costs which are ments thereto between EPA and a permitted under the appropriate Fed grantee in which the terms and condieral cost principles, in accordance with tions governing the grant are stated EPA policy, within the scope of the and agreed to by both parties pursuproject and authorized for EPA par- ant to g 30.345. ticipation.
8 30.135-12 Grant approving official. (41 FR 20656, May 20, 1976)
The EPA official designated to ap8 30.135-4 Applicant.
prove grants and take other grant re
lated actions authorized by EnvironAny individual, agency, or entity mental Protection Agency Orders or which has filed a preapplication or an this subchapter (sometimes referred to application for a grant pursuant to as the Decision Official). this subchapter.
8 30.135-13 Grant award official. & 30.135-5 Budget.
The EPA official authorized to exThe financial plan for expenditure ecute a grant agreement on behalf of of all Federal and non-Federal funds the Government. for a project, including other Federal assistance, developed by cost compo
8 30.135-14 Grantee. nents in the grant application.
Any individual, agency, or entity
which has been awarded a grant pur8 30.135-6 Budget period.
suant to $ 30.345. The period specified in the grant agreement during which granted Fed
8 30.135-15 In-kind contribution. eral funds are authorized to be ex- The value of a non-cash contribution pended, obligated, or firmly commit provided by (a) the grantee, (b) other ted by the grantee for the purposes public agencies and institutions, (c) specified in the grant agreement.
private organizations and individuals,
or (d) EPA. An in-kind contribution 8 30.135-7 Educational institution.
may consist of charges for real properAny institution which (a) has a fac
ty and equipment and value of goods ulty, (b) offers courses of instruction,
and services directly benefiting and
specifically identifiable to the grant and (c) is authorized to award a degree
program. or certificate upon completion of a specific course of study.
8 30.135-16 Nonprofit organization. 8 30.135-8 Eligible costs.
Any corporation, trust, foundation,
or institution (a) which is entitled to Those costs in which Federal partici
exemption under section 501(c)(3) of pation is authorized pursuant to appli.
the Internal Revenue Code, or (b) cable statute.
which is not organized for profit and (41 FR 20656, May 20, 1976)
no part of the net earnings of which
inure to the benefit of any private 8 30.135-9 Federal assistance.
shareholder or individual. The entire Federal contribution for 8 30.135-17 Project. a project including, but not limited to, the EPA grant amount.
The undertaking identified in the
grant agreement which will receive 8 30.135-10 Grant.
EPA assistance. The term project may
refer to a program (e.g., State water An award of funds or other assist
pollution control program, air polluance by a written grant agreement
tion control program) for the budget pursuant to this subchapter, except period for which EPA assistance is fellowships.