30 USC 2002 - Definitions

In this chapter:
(1) Contract 
The term contract means a procurement contract within the meaning of section 6303 of title 31.
(2) Cooperative agreement 
The term cooperative agreement means a cooperative agreement within the meaning of section 6305 of title 31.
(3) Director 
The term Director means the Director of the National Science Foundation.
(4) Grant 
The term grant means a grant awarded under a grant agreement (within the meaning of section 6304 of title 31).

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(5) Industrial enterprise 
The term industrial enterprise means a private, nongovernmental enterprise that has an expertise or capability that relates to methane hydrate research and development.
(6) Institution of higher education 
The term institution of higher education means an institution of higher education (as defined in section 1002 of title 20).
(7) Secretary 
The term Secretary means the Secretary of Energy, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy.
(8) Secretary of Commerce 
The term Secretary of Commerce means the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
(9) Secretary of Defense 
The term Secretary of Defense means the Secretary of Defense, acting through the Secretary of the Navy.
(10) Secretary of the Interior 
The term Secretary of the Interior means the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the United States Geological Survey, the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, and the Director of the Minerals Management Service.