Conn. Agencies Regs. § 32-290-1 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

Whenever used in Section 32-290-1 to 32-290-4 of these regulations:

(1) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of the department of economic development.
(2) "Department" means the department of economic development.
(3) "Social Service Providers" means public and private agencies designated to provide health, educational, social, employment and training, family and other related services to residents.
(4) "Municipal economic development agencies" means any municipality that is designated by the Commissioner as a separate economic development agency as established under section 7-136 of the CT General Statutes.
(5) "Business Outreach Centers" means any non-profit or governmental entity providing, or able to provide, assistance to small businesses and minority enterprises in the areas of business plan development, financial projection, loan packaging planning, including loan packaging for small businesses and minority business enterprises which are seeking financial assistance from the Connecticut Development Authority, business counseling and related monitoring and follow-up services.
(6) "Low Income Persons" means families or individuals who are determined by the commissioner of income maintenance to have incomes below the federal poverty level, based on the latest available data from the United States Department of Commerce.
(7) "Aid to families with Dependent Children" means a cash assistance program designed for families with children up to eighteen (18) years old who are deprived of support due to the absence, death, physical or mental incapacity, or unemployment of a parent.
(8) "Displaced Homemaker" is an individual who:
(A) has worked in the home providing unpaid services for family members,
(B) has been dependent on the income of another family member, but is no longer supported by that income or is receiving public assistance, and
(C) has had, or would have difficulty in securing employment sufficient to provide economic independence.
(9) "Dislocated Worker" means any eligible individual as established under 299 USC 1651 et seq with income below the poverty level.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 32-290-1
Effective February 15, 1994

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