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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 86NATIONAL SENIOR SERVICES CORPS PROGRAM
RULE §86.1Guidelines to Distribute Funds to Entities Operating a National Senior Services Corps Program

(a) Purpose. This section describes the guidelines to determine the proportion of state money distributed to entities that operate a program under the National Senior Services Corps, as required by Texas Human Resources Code, §101.024.

(b) National Senior Services Corps programs. Programs operated under the National Senior Services Corps include the Foster Grandparent Program, RSVP, and the Senior Companion Program.

(c) Agreement with CNCS. DADS has a written agreement with the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) in which:

  (1) DADS agrees to pay state general revenue DADS receives to fund programs under the National Senior Services Corps to CNCS; and

  (2) CNCS agrees to distribute the funds it receives from DADS to entities operating programs under the National Senior Services Corps.

(d) Fund distribution guidelines. The guidelines by which funds are distributed to entities operating a National Senior Services Corps Program are as follows:

  (1) entities are distributed current funding based on amounts received by the entities in previous years;

  (2) new funding distributed to existing entities is distributed to those entities in equal amounts; and

  (3) a new entity receiving new funding receives no more than the lowest amount given to an entity in the previous year's distribution.

(e) Specific amounts in agreement with CNCS. The specific amounts of funding distributed to entities operating a National Senior Services Corps Program are set forth in DADS written agreement with CNCS.


Source Note: The provisions of this §86.1 adopted to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 4812

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