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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XIIPart 1220 → Subpart C


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 1220—PAYMENT OF VOLUNTEER LEGAL EXPENSES


Subpart C—Civil and Administrative Proceedings


Contents
§1220.3-1   Full-time volunteers.
§1220.3-2   Part-time volunteers.
§1220.3-3   Procedure.

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§1220.3-1   Full-time volunteers.

The Corporation for National and Community Service will pay reasonable expenses incurred in the defense of full-time volunteers in Federal, state, and local civil judicial and administrative proceedings where:

(a) The complaint or charge against the volunteer is directly related to his volunteer service and not to his personal activities or obligations.

(b) The volunteer has not admitted willfully or knowingly pursuing a course of conduct which would result in the plaintiff or complainant initiating such a proceeding, and

(c) If the judgment sought involves a monetary award, the amount sought exceeds $100.

[40 FR 28800, July 9, 1975, as amended at 80 FR 63458, Oct. 20, 2015]

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§1220.3-2   Part-time volunteers.

The Corporation for National and Community Service will reimburse sponsors for the reasonable expenses incidental to the defense of part-time volunteers in Federal, state, and local civil judicial and administrative proceedings where:

(a) The proceeding arises directly out of the volunteer's performance of activities pursuant to the Act;

(b) The volunteer receives or is eligible to receive compensation, including allowances, stipend, or reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses under the Corporation for National and Community Service grant; and

(c) The conditions specified in §1220.3-1(b) and (c) are met.

[80 FR 63458, Oct. 20, 2015]

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§1220.3-3   Procedure.

Immediately upon the receipt by a volunteer of any court papers or administrative orders making a party to any proceeding covered under §1220.3-1 or §1220.3-2, the volunteer shall immediately notify his sponsor who in turn shall notify the appropriate Corporation for National and Community Service state office. The procedures referred to in §1220.2-3(c) through (e) shall thereafter be followed as appropriate.

[80 FR 63459, Oct. 20, 2015]

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