Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-191-0005
Definitions


All terms used in OAR chapter 461, division 191, are defined in the Act, and in 813-005-0005 (General Definitions). As used in OAR chapter 461, division 191, unless otherwise indicated by the context:

(1)

“Eligible services” means services provided in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the program.

(2)

“Low income household” means a household with an income at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty line.

(3)

“Program” means the Emergency Food Assistance Program authorized by public law 98-8 and as extended by public law 98-92.

(4)

"Recipient agency means any public or private, nonprofit agency that has subcontracted with the Oregon Food Bank to relieve situations of hunger through distribution of USDA foods to local designated food assistance programs such as congregate meal sites, temporary shelters and emergency food pantries.

(5)

“Oregon Food Bank” or “OFB” means the private, nonprofit organization designated by the department to coordinate the distribution of USDA foods in Oregon.

(6)

“Storage and distribution costs” means direct costs incurred by the department, OFB and/or recipient agency for the operation of the program, including but not limited to, intrastate storage and distribution of USDA foods.

(7)

“USDA foods” means commodities provided to low income households under the program.

(8)

“USDA” means the United States Department of Agriculture.
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