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    Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of sections 256M.01 to 256M.80, the terms defined
in this section have the meanings given them.
    Subd. 2. Children and community services. (a) "Children and community services" means
services provided or arranged for by county boards for children, adolescents and other individuals
in transition from childhood to adulthood, and adults who experience dependency, abuse, neglect,
poverty, disability, chronic health conditions, or other factors, including ethnicity and race, that
may result in poor outcomes or disparities, as well as services for family members to support
those individuals. These services may be provided by professionals or nonprofessionals, including
the person's natural supports in the community.
(b) Children and community services do not include services under the public assistance
programs known as the Minnesota family investment program, Minnesota supplemental aid,
medical assistance, general assistance, general assistance medical care, MinnesotaCare, or
community health services.
    Subd. 3. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of human services.
    Subd. 4. County board. "County board" means the board of county commissioners in
each county.
    Subd. 5. Former children's services and community service grants. "Former children's
services and community service grants" means allocations for the following grants:
(1) community social service grants under section 252.24 and Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 256E.06 and 256E.14;
(2) family preservation grants under section 256F.05, subdivision 3;
(3) concurrent permanency planning grants under section 260C.213, subdivision 5;
(4) social service block grants (Title XX) under Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256E.07;
(5) children's mental health grants under Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 245.4886 and
    Subd. 6. Human Services Board. "Human Services Board" means a board established under
section 402.02; Laws 1974, chapter 293; or Laws 1976, chapter 340.
History: 1Sp2003 c 14 art 11 s 2,11; 2005 c 10 art 1 s 58

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