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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 3OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CHAPTER 62SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND CRISIS SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER CSEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAM GRANTS
RULE §62.100SAPCS Definitions

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

  (1) Applicant--An entity that has filed an application for a grant with the OAG;

  (2) Application Kit--The information that is required to be completed and submitted by an applicant for a grant;

  (3) COG--Council of Governments, a regional planning commission or similar regional planning agency created under Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 391;

  (4) CVSD--Crime Victim Services Division, a division of the Office of the Attorney General;

  (5) Eligible Application--An application that meets the minimum requirements set forth in the RFA and Application Kit;

  (6) Grantee--An entity or sub-recipient of an entity that receives a grant contract from the OAG;

  (7) OAG--Office of the Attorney General;

  (8) OMB--Office of Management and Budget;

  (9) RFA--Request for Applications;

  (10) SAPCS--Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services program administered by the OAG;

  (11) Sexual Assault--any act or attempted act as described in the Texas Penal Code, §§21.11, 22.011, 22.021 or 25.02.

  (12) Sexual Assault Program--any local public or private nonprofit corporation, independent of a law enforcement agency or prosecutor's office, that is operated as an independent program or as part of a municipal, county, or state agency and that provides the minimum services established in Texas Government Code, Chapter 420;

  (13) Special condition--A condition placed on a grant because of a need for information, clarification, or submission of an outstanding requirement of the grant that may result in a hold being placed on the OAG funded portion of a sexual assault program. Special conditions may be placed on a grant at any time;

  (14) Special Project--projects to prevent sexual assault and improve services to survivors that may be outside the standard application cycle or process for SAPCS funding.

  (15) Statewide Program--An entity that actively offers or provides services in six or more COG regions;

  (16) Survivor--an individual who is a victim of sexual assault, regardless of whether a law enforcement report is made or the perpetrator is convicted;

  (17) UGMS--The Uniform Grant Management Standards, promulgated by the Governor's Office of Budget and Planning.


Source Note: The provisions of this §62.100 adopted to be effective April 15, 2007, 32 TexReg 1997

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