Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 620
Department of Economic Development
Section 620.556

August 28, 2014


620.556. As used in sections 620.552 to 620.574 the following terms mean:

(1) "Corps" and "youth corps", the Missouri youth service and conservation corps;

(2) "Division", the division of workforce development within the department of economic development;

(3) "Local workforce investment boards", the local workforce investment boards established under Section 117 of the Workforce Investment Act, Public Law 105-220, as amended, or any other succeeding administrative body established by subsequent federal legislation to provide for the local administration and expenditure of funding for employment and job training and approved by the division of workforce development;

(4) "Participant", a person who has been hired, or who has been accepted as a volunteer, and who meets the program eligibility criteria established by sections 620.552 to 620.574;

(5) "Project", an undertaking designed to provide or assist in providing services to promote conservation, public health, education and welfare among the general population. The term includes, but is not limited to:

(a) The rehabilitation of substandard housing;

(b) The repair, restoration and maintenance of public facilities and amenities;

(c) Assistance with the organization and delivery of educational and health services;

(d) Assistance for the elderly homebound;

(e) Delivery of food to the hungry and elderly;

(f) Restoration or development of park facilities;

(g) Trail construction and maintenance;

(h) Litter control;

(i) Land and soil conservation and rehabilitation;

(j) Road repair;

(k) Land reclamation;

(l) Reforestation; and

(m) Other undertakings which benefit the control, management, restoration and conservation of the bird, fish, game, forestry, or wildlife resources, and soil or water resources of this state;

(6) "Project sponsor", state agencies, including the departments of elementary and secondary education, social services, labor and industrial relations, conservation, and natural resources and the University of Missouri extension system; any unit of local government, including school districts; private not-for-profit corporations or organizations; administrative entities designated pursuant to the requirements of the Workforce Investment Act and any subsequent amendments; and community-based organizations.

(L. 1990 H.B. 1653 ยง 15, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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