Federal Cooperative Agreement Law and Legal Definition

A federal cooperative agreement is a cooperative agreement entered into by a federal agency. A cooperative agreement is a contract entered into between the U.S. government and a local government or other agency when the federal government is to be substantially involved in the activities covered by the cooperative agreement.

The following is an example of a federal statute defining federal cooperative agreement:

According to 44 CFR 18.105 (Title 44 - Emergency Management And Assistance; Chapter I - Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department Of Homeland Security; Subchapter A – General; Part 18 - New Restrictions On Lobbying; Subpart A – General), federal cooperative agreement means “a cooperative agreement entered into by a federal agency.”