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      RS 23:65     


§65. Financial assistance

            A.(1) The Louisiana Workforce Commission shall allocate not less than ninety percent of the annual allocations of funds available under the Community Services Block Grant to:

            (a) Political subdivisions.

            (b) Community action agencies.

            (c) Nonprofit private community organizations which meet the same board requirements current community action agencies must meet.

            (d) Migrant or seasonal farm workers' organizations.

            (2) In designating nonprofit private community organizations for grants, the Louisiana Workforce Commission shall give special consideration to any previous federal or state recognized community action agency.

            B. The Louisiana Workforce Commission shall not expend more than five percent of the total annual allocation to the state under the Community Services Block Grant for administrative purposes. The remaining five percent shall be used for discretionary purposes as determined by the secretary.

            C. The Louisiana Workforce Commission shall establish an equitable formula for the allocation and distribution of the allotted funds. Such formula shall be available to each parish within the state which is deemed eligible as determined by this Part and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, P.L. 97-35.

            Added by Acts 1982, No. 818, §1, eff. Aug. 4, 1982; 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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