40 Tex. Admin. Code § 801.23 - Definitions

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

In addition to the definitions contained in § 800.2 of this title, the following words or terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

(1) Eligible Foster Youth--An eligible foster youth is a:
(A) Current Foster Youth--A youth, age 14 or older, who is receiving substitute care services under the managing conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). This includes youth residing in private foster homes, group homes, residential treatment centers, juvenile correctional institutions, and relative care; or
(B) Former Foster Youth--A youth up to 23 years of age, who formerly was under the managing conservatorship of DFPS, until:
(i) the conservatorship was Transferred by a court;
(ii) the youth was legally emancipated (i.e., the youth's minority status was removed by a court); or
(iii) the youth attained 18 years of age.
(2) Eligible Veteran--An eligible veteran is one of the following:
(A) Federal/state qualified veteran--an individual who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable as specified at 38 U.S.C. §101(2). Active service includes full-time duty in the National Guard or a Reserve component, other than full time for training purposes.
(B) Federal qualified spouse--the spouse of one of the following:
(i) Any veteran who died of a service-connected disability.
(ii) Any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who, at the time of application for assistance under this section, is listed, pursuant to 37 U.S.C. §556 and regulations issued thereunder, by the Secretary concerned in one or more of the following categories and has been so listed for a total of more than 90 days:
(I) Missing in action;
(II) Captured in line of duty by a hostile force; or
(III) Forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power.
(iii) Any veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service-connected disability as evaluated by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(iv) Any veteran who died while a disability, as defined in clause (iii) of this subparagraph, was in existence.
(C) State qualified spouse:
(i) A spouse who meets the definition of federal qualified spouse; or
(ii) A spouse of any member of the armed forces who died while serving on active military, naval, or air service.
(3) National Emergency--A condition declared by the President by virtue of powers previously vested in that office to authorize certain emergency actions to be undertaken in the national interest pursuant to 50 U.S.C. §1621.
(4) Workforce Solutions Office--A local Workforce Solutions Office that provides one or more services, as set out in § 801.25 of this subchapter, to aid employers and job seekers.


40 Tex. Admin. Code § 801.23
The provisions of this §801.23 adopted to be effective May 25, 2000, 25 TexReg 4591; amended to be effective October 18, 2006, 31 TexReg 8563; amended to be effective December 28, 2009, 34 TexReg 9486; amended to be effective February 7, 2011, 36 TexReg 599

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