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The definitions in §600.3 of this part, including the definition of the term “financial assistance,” are applicable to this subpart. In addition, as used in this subpart:
Act means the Energy Policy Act of 1992.
Company means any business entity other than an organization of the type described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U.S.C. §501 (c)(3)).
Covered program means a program under Titles XX through XXIII of the Act. (A list of covered programs, updated periodically as appropriate, is maintained and published by the Department of Energy.)
Parent company means a company that:
(1) Exercises ultimate ownership of the applicant company either directly, by ownership of a majority of that company's voting securities, or indirectly, by control over a majority of that company's voting securities through one or more intermediate subsidiary companies or otherwise, and
(2) Is not itself subject to the ultimate ownership control of another company.
United States means the several States, the District of Columbia, and all commonwealths, territories, and possessions of the United States.
United States-owned company means:
(1) A company that has majority ownership by individuals who are citizens of the United States, or
(2) A company organized under the laws of a State that either has no parent company or has a parent company organized under the laws of a State.
Voting security has the meaning given the term in the Public Utility Holding Company Act (15 U.S.C. 15b(17)).