42 U.S. Code § 3030s - Definitions
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(a) In general
In this subpart:
The term “child” means an individual who is not more than 18 years of age or who is an individual with a disability.
(2) Grandparent or older individual who is a relative caregiver
The term “grandparent or older individual who is a relative caregiver” means a grandparent or stepgrandparent of a child, or a relative of a child by blood, marriage, or adoption, who is 55 years of age or older and—
(B) is the primary caregiver of the child because the biological or adoptive parents are unable or unwilling to serve as the primary caregiver of the child; and
In providing services under this subpart—
(1) for family caregivers who provide care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders with neurological and organic brain dysfunction, the State involved shall give priority to caregivers who provide care for older individuals with such disease or disorder; and
Source(Pub. L. 89–73, title III, § 372, as added Pub. L. 106–501, title III, § 316(2),Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2254; amended Pub. L. 109–365, title III, § 320,Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2551.)
2006—Pub. L. 109–365designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and inserted heading, inserted “or who is an individual with a disability” after “age” in par. (1), substituted “a child by blood, marriage, or adoption” for “a child by blood or marriage” and “55 years” for “60 years” in par. (3), redesignated par. (3) as (2), struck out former par. (2) which defined term “family caregiver”, and added subsec. (b).