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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 901. Community Services Block Grant Program

22VAC40-901-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Community action agency" means a local subdivision of the Commonwealth, a combination of political subdivisions, a separate public agency or a private, nonprofit agency that has the authority under its applicable charter or laws to receive funds to support community action activities and other appropriate measures designed to identify and deal with the causes of poverty in the Commonwealth, and that is designated as a community action agency by federal law, federal regulations or the Governor.

"Community action statewide organization" means community action programs, organized on a statewide basis, to enhance the capability of community action agencies.

"Community organization" means a private nonprofit organization, including faith-based organizations.

"Department" means the Department of Social Services.

"Local share" means cash or in-kind goods and services donated to community action agencies or community action statewide organizations to carry out their responsibilities.

"Locality" means a county or city in the Commonwealth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-5402 and 63.2-217 of the Code of Virginia and 42 USC § 9909.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 18, eff. June 20, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. October 1, 2006.

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