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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XIIPart 1226 → Subpart A


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 1226—PROHIBITIONS ON ELECTORAL AND LOBBYING ACTIVITIES


Subpart A—General Provisions


Contents
§1226.1   Purpose.
§1226.2   Scope.
§1226.3   Definitions.

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§1226.1   Purpose.

This part implements sections 403(a) and (b) of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, Public Law 93-113, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Act, pertaining to the prohibited use of Federal funds or involvement by certain Corporation for National and Community Service programs and volunteers in electoral and lobbying activities. This part implements those provisions of the Act, as they apply to agency programs and volunteers authorized under title II of the Act.

[80 FR 63459, Oct. 20, 2015]

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§1226.2   Scope.

This part applies to all volunteers serving in a program authorized by title II of the Act, including the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). This part also applies to employees or sponsoring organizations, whose salaries, or other compensation, are paid, in whole or in part, with agency funds.

[80 FR 63459, Oct. 20, 2015]

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§1226.3   Definitions.

(a) The Act means the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended, Pub. L. 93-113 (42 U.S.C. 4951 et seq.).

(b) Assistance means funds, volunteers or volunteer training, which is paid for from funds appropriated for the purpose of supporting activities under the Act, and includes locally provided funds required by law, regulation or policy as a local contribution to activities authorized by the Act.

(c) Full time when used in the context of volunteer service, means service of not less than 35 hours per week.

(d) Part time when used in the context of volunteer service, means service that is less than full time.

(e) Recipient or sponsor organization means any organization that receives assistance under the Act.

(f) Volunteer means an individual enrolled for service in a program or project that is authorized by or which receives assistance under the Act.

(g) Legislative body includes the United States Congress, State and Territorial Legislatures and locally elected or appointed bodies with the authority to enact laws.

(h) Public office includes any Federal, State, local elective, or party office.

(i) Party office means an elective position in a national, state or local organization or committees or convention of such organization, which has, as a principal purpose, support or opposition to candidates for public office.

(j) Legislation means bills, resolutions, amendments, nominations and other matters pending or proposed in a legislative body and includes any other matter which may be the subject of action by the legislative body.

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