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9555.1100 RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD ON AGING.

Pursuant to the intent of the Senior Companion Act and parts 9555.0100 to 9555.1600, the Board on Aging shall, from time to time, develop and promulgate interpretive guidelines and forms for the administration of uniform and equitable procedures in setting or revising:

A.

the level of maximum annual income for determination of eligibility of senior companions, consistent with changing costs of living and the levels prescribed for other federal and state programs using volunteer stipends;

B.

service areas for SCP projects consistent with the availability of funds and coordination with other federal and state programs for older people and people with disabilities;

C.

levels of stipend, insurance protection, travel expense, or other expenditures that must vary with costs and that are not otherwise prescribed in law or these rules; and

D.

the provision of technical assistance by the state and area agencies on aging to senior companion projects.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256.977

History:

L 2005 c 56 s 2

Published Electronically:

October 15, 2013

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