CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) – a codification of the general and permanent rules of the US
Federal Contract Clauses and Agency Specific Clauses
AFARS (Department of the Army Federal Acquisition Regulations - 5101.xx through 5152.xxx)
DEARS (Department of Energy Federal Acquisition Regulations – 901.xxxx through 970.xxxx)
DFARs (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation – 201.xxx-xxxx through 253.xxx-xxxx)
EDAR ( Education Federal Acquisition Regulation – 3401.000.xx through 3452.247.70)
FAR (Federal contract clauses for universities – 1.xxx through 53.xxx)
FARsite (composite site of federal acquisition regulations)
NAIS (NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation - 1801.103 through 1853.303)
Federal Register – official daily publication for rules and notices of Federal agencies & organizations
NIH Salary Cap - For the past several years, the annual Congressional appropriation for the Health and Human Services (NIH) budget has restricted the amount of direct salary of an inpidual on a grant, cooperative agreement or contract to a designated salary rate. The caps apply to awards issued during the Federal fiscal year for which the appropriation was made. Awards made during different Federal fiscal years are subject to different salary rate caps. A summary of salary caps to date can be found at the NIH Office of Extramural Research website.
NSF Consultant Rate – effective with NSF’s Fiscal Year 2006, the restriction on the maximum daily rate of pay that could be charged to federal awards was removed; however, NSF does maintain information regarding awards that were made prior to the 2006 revision that included consultants. Information can be found at the NSF Policy Office website USA.gov (portal to federal government)
USC (United States Code) – codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the US.