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§62.  Definitions

As used in this Part:

(1)  "Community action agency" means a public agency or private nonprofit corporation having authority under its charter or bylaws, or both, to administer community action programs, which has been designated as a community action agency by the parish governing authority.

(2)  "Community action program" means a community based and operated program which provides services, assistance, and other activities of sufficient scope and size to give promise of progress toward the elimination of poverty in a community.

(3)  "Low income" means a household income level established by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, after public hearings, below which an individual will be qualified for services delivered through a community action program.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 818, §1, eff. Aug. 4, 1982.  Amended by Acts 1989, No. 512, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1992, No. 447, §1, eff. June 20, 1992; Acts 2008, No. 743, §7, eff. July 1, 2008.

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