Chapter 74.36 RCW

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR THE AGING

Sections

74.36.100Department to participate in and administer Federal Older Americans Act of 1965.
74.36.110Community programs and projects for the agingAllotments forPurpose.
74.36.120Community programs and projects for the agingStandards for eligibility and approvalInformal hearing on denial of approval.
74.36.130Community programs and projects for the agingState funding, limitationsPayments, type.

NOTES:

State council on aging: RCW 43.20A.680.


Department to participate in and administer Federal Older Americans Act of 1965.

The department of social and health services is authorized to take advantage of and participate in the Federal Older Americans Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-73, 89th Congress, 79 Stat. 220) and to accept, administer and disburse any federal funds that may be available under said act.

NOTES:

Effective dateSeverability1970 ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 43.20A.010.



Community programs and projects for the agingAllotments forPurpose.

The secretary of the department of social and health services or his or her designee is authorized to allot for such purposes all or a portion of whatever state funds the legislature appropriates or are otherwise made available for the purpose of matching local funds dedicated to community programs and projects for the aging. The purpose of RCW 74.36.110 through 74.36.130 is to stimulate and assist local communities to obtain federal funds made available under the federal older Americans act of 1965 as amended.

NOTES:

Moneys in possession of secretary not subject to certain proceedings: RCW 74.13.070.



Community programs and projects for the agingStandards for eligibility and approvalInformal hearing on denial of approval.

(1) The secretary or his or her designee shall adopt and set forth standards for determining the eligibility and approval of community projects and priorities therefor, and shall have final authority to approve or deny such projects and funding requested under RCW 74.36.110 through 74.36.130.
(2) Only community project proposals submitted by local public agencies, by private nonprofit agencies or organizations, or by public or other nonprofit institutions of higher education, shall be eligible for approval.
(3) Any community project applicant whose application for approval is denied will be afforded an opportunity for an informal hearing before the secretary or his or her designee, but the administrative procedure act, chapter 34.05 RCW, shall not apply.



Community programs and projects for the agingState funding, limitationsPayments, type.

(1) State funds made available under RCW 74.36.110 through 74.36.130 for any project shall not exceed fifty per centum of the nonfederal share of the costs. To the extent that federal law permits, and the secretary or his or her designee deems appropriate, the local community share and/or the state share may be in the form of cash or in-kind resources.
(2) Payments made under RCW 74.36.110 through 74.36.130 may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement, and in such installments and on such conditions as the secretary or his or her designee may determine, including provisions for adequate accounting systems, reasonable record retention periods, and financial audits.

NOTES:

Moneys in possession of secretary not subject to certain proceedings: RCW 74.13.070.