45 CFR 264.0 - What definitions apply to this part?

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§ 264.0 What definitions apply to this part?

(a) The general TANF definitions at §§ 260.30 through 260.33 of this chapter apply to this part.

(b) The following definitions also apply to this part:

Casino, gambling casino, or gaming establishment means an establishment with a primary purpose of accommodating the wagering of money. It does not include:

(i) A grocery store which sells groceries including staple foods and which also offers, or is located within the same building or complex as, casino, gambling, or gaming activities; or

(ii) Any other establishment that offers casino, gambling, or gaming activities incidental to the principal purpose of the business.

Countable State Expenditures means the amount of qualifying State expenditures, as defined in § 264.75, plus the amount of contingency funds expended by the State in the fiscal year.

Electronic benefit transfer transaction means the use of a credit or debit card service, automated teller machine, point-of-sale terminal, or access to an online system for the withdrawal of funds or the processing of a payment for merchandise or a service.

FAG means the Family Assistance Grant granted to a Territory pursuant to section 403(a)(1) of the Act. It is thus the Territorial equivalent of the SFAG, as defined at § 260.30 of this chapter.

Food Stamp Trigger means a State's monthly average of individuals participating in the Food Stamp program (as of the last day of the month) for the most recent three-month period that exceeds its monthly average of individuals in the corresponding three-month period in the Food Stamp caseload for FY 1994 or FY 1995, whichever is less, by at least ten percent, assuming that the immigrant provisions of title IV and the Food Stamp provisions under title VII of PRWORA had been in effect in those years.

Liquor store means any retail establishment which sells exclusively or primarily intoxicating liquor. Such term does not include a grocery store which sells both intoxicating liquor and groceries including staple foods (within the meaning of Section 3(r) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 ( 7 U.S.C. 2012(r))).

Unemployment Trigger means a State's average unemployment rate for the most recent three-month period of at least 6.5 percent and equal to at least 110 percent of the State's unemployment rate for the corresponding three-month period in either of the two preceding calendar years.

[ 64 FR 17896, Apr. 12, 1999, as amended at 81 FR 2105, Jan. 15, 2016]

Title 45 published on 03-Jun-2017 03:14

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR Part 264 after this date.

  • 2016-01-15; vol. 81 # 10 - Friday, January 15, 2016
    1. 81 FR 2092 - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program, State Reporting On Policies and Practices To Prevent Use of TANF Funds in Electronic Benefit Transfer Transactions in Specified Locations
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Administration for Children and Families
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: Provisions of this final rule become effective January 15, 2016. Compliance Date: For states, the District of Columbia, and territories (hereafter referred to as states), HHS will determine compliance with provisions in this final rule through review and approval of reports that states submit annually. Initial reports describing the policies and practices states implemented were due on February 22, 2014. All states submitted reports by this deadline. Hereafter, states will submit reports describing the policies and practices required by 45 CFR 264.60 and Section 4004 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 in the Annual Report on TANF and maintenance-of-effort (MOE) Programs in accordance with 45 CFR 265.9(b)(10). As provided at 45 CFR 265.10, this report is due by November 14 of each fiscal year, which is the same time as the fourth quarter TANF data report, as provided in 45 CFR 265.4.
      45 CFR Parts 262, 264, and 265