|(a) Background. The Texas Defense Economic Adjustment
Assistance Grant Program (DEAAG) provides state funds to assist eligible
local governmental entities that may be adversely or positively impacted
by an anticipated, planned, announced, or implemented action of the
United States Department of Defense to close, reduce, increase, or
otherwise realign defense worker jobs or facilities.
(b) Definitions. The following words and terms, when
used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings unless
(1) Application Deadline--Not later than 5:00 P.M.
Central Time on the closing date indicated in the grant solicitation.
(2) Commission--The Texas Military Preparedness Commission.
The Commission is attached to the Office of the Governor for administrative
(3) Defense Community--A "Defense community" as defined
in §397.001 of the Local Government Code.
(4) Defense worker--A "Defense worker" as defined in §436.001
of the Government Code.
(5) Defense worker job--A "Defense worker job" as defined
in §436.001 of the Government Code.
(6) Director--The Director of the Texas Military Preparedness
Commission or his designee.
(7) Financial partners--Federal and state agencies,
private and public non-profit foundations, local taxing authorities,
and private investors who agree to provide money for a project eligible
for funding under this grant.
(8) Review Panel--The Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance
Panel established pursuant to §436.205(a) of the Government Code
to evaluate grant applications and make grant award recommendations
to the Commission.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §4.30 adopted to be effective November 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 8311; amended to be effective January 28, 2016, 41 TexReg 681; amended to be effective April 22, 2020, 45 TexReg 2539