California Code of Regulations
Title 10 - Investment
Chapter 7.71 - Defense Conversion Matching Grant Program
Section 5470 - Definitions

Universal Citation: 10 CA Code of Regs 5470

Current through Register 2023 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 29, 2023

The following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

(a) "Act" means Chapter 5.8 (commencing with Section 8445) of Division 1 of Title 2 of the California Government Code and Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 15378.98) of Part 6.7, Division 3, Title 2 of the California Government Code.

(b) "Alliance" means a regional technology alliance designated pursuant to Sections 5460 through 5465.

(c) "Applicant" means the Person(s) who submit the Solicitation to the Office or Alliance.

(d) "Council" means the Defense Conversion Council established in Government Code sections 15346.2 and 15346.3.

(e) "Defense Conversion" means the transition from defense to civilian markets caused by reduction in federal spending on national defense, including military base closures and the shifting missions of federal laboratories resulting in job losses in defense industries and among suppliers to those industries.

(f) "Dual Use" means products, services, standards, processes, or acquisition practices, respectively, that are capable of meeting requirements for defense and non-defense application.

(g) "Funding Agency" means a California State public entity, other than the Office, offering to fund Projects.

(h) "Funding Sources" includes, but is not limited to, the Office, Funding Agencies and federal agencies offering funding under a Solicitation.

(i) "Grant" means funding for a Project provided under the Act in the form of payment(s) to an Applicant pursuant to a Grant Agreement.

(j) "Grant Agreement" means any written contract entered into between the Office and an Applicant that is recommended for funding by the Council and approved by the Office to provide a Grant to fund a Project on such terms and conditions as shall be required by the Office and agreed to by the Applicant.

(k) "In-Kind Contributions" means the value of personnel, equipment, facilities and other contributions provided to the Project. In the event that a Solicitation is used to provide matching funds for a specific other funding source that has a definition of in-kind contributions, that definition shall be utilized for that specific Solicitation, and the definition shall be included in the Solicitation. In-Kind Contributions of personnel shall only comprise personnel that will directly benefit from, and can be specifically identified with, the Project.

(l) "Match" means the Project cash and In-Kind Contribution by person(s) other than the Office, Funding Agencies and the federal government.

(m) "Office" means the Office of Strategic Technology within the Trade and Commerce Agency.

(n) "Person" means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, a joint venture, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, or an unincorporated organization.

(o) "Product" means the product, process or service expected to result from the Project.

(p) "Product Commercialization" means the movement of Products toward markets.

(q) "Project" means an endeavor designed to achieve Product Commercialization which the Proposal recommends be funded by the State of California.

(r) "Proposal" means the completed Solicitation forms and attachments described in Section 5473.

(s) "Region" means the geographic area served by an Alliance, or if no Alliance exists, the Office.

(t) "Small Business" means a business or nonprofit corporation as defined in Section 5400(mm).

(u) "Solicitation" means the form sent to Persons pursuant to Section 5471.

(v) "Very Small Business" means a business or nonprofit corporation which qualifies for the California small business preference pursuant to Government Code Section 14835 et seq. and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

1. New chapter 7.71 and section filed 3-7-94 as an emergency; operative 3-7-94 (Register 94, No. 10). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-6-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Repealed by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(g) (Register 95, No. 7).
3. New chapter 7.71 and section filed 4-10-95; operative 4-10-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 15).
4. Repealer of subsections (f)-(f)(3), (n)-(o)(3) and (z)-(z)(3), and subsection relettering filed 9-26-95; operative 10-26-95 (Register 95, No. 39).

Note: Authority cited: Sections 8456, 15378.99 and 15346.9, Government Code. Reference: Sections 8445, 15346.2, 15379.2(a), 15379.3, 15379.4 and 15379.7, Government Code.

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