45 CFR § 1323.3 - Definitions.

§ 1323.3 Definitions.

Acquiring, as used in section 307(a)(14) of the Act, means obtaining ownership of an existing facility in fee simple or by lease of 10 years or more for use as a multipurpose senior center.

Act, means the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended.

Altering or renovating, as used in section 307(a)(14) of the Act with respect to multipurpose senior centers, means making modifications to or in connection with an existing facility which are necessary for its effective use as a center. These may include renovation, repair, or expansion which is not in excess of double the square footage of the original facility and all physical improvements.

Budgeting period, as used in § 1323.19, means the intervals of time into which a period of assistance (project period) is divided for budgetary and funding purposes.

Constructing, as used in section 307(a)(14) of the Act with respect to multipurpose senior centers, means building a new facility, including the costs of land acquisition and architectural and engineering fees, or making modificaitons to or in connection with an existing facility which are in excess of double the square footage of the original facility and all physical improvements.

Department, means the Department of Health and Human Services.

Eligible organization, means a public or nonprofit private organization having the capacity to provide services under this part for older Hawaiian Natives.

Grantee, as used in this part, means an eligible organization that has received funds to provide services to older Hawaiians.

Hawaiian Native, as used in this part, means any individual any of whose ancestors were native of the area which consists of the Hawaiian Islands prior to 1778.

Means test, as used in the provision of services, means the use of an older Hawaiian Native's income or resources to deny or limit that person receipt of services under this part.

Older Hawaiian, means any individual, age 60 or over, who is an Hawaiian Native.

Project period, as used in § 1323.19, means the total time for which a project is approved for support, including any extensions.

Service area, as used in § 1323.9(b) and elsewhere in this part, means that geographic area approved by the Commissioner in which the grantee provides supportive and nutritional services to older Hawaiian Natives residing there.