|(a) Administration of the Texas Community Development
Block Grant (TxCDBG) Program is in accordance with federal laws and
regulations specified by the Housing and Community Development Act
of 1974, as amended (42 USC §§5301 et seq.); federal Community
Development Block Grant Program Regulations in 24 CFR Part 570; §12.038,
Agriculture Code; Chapter 487, Title 4, Government Code; and this
Chapter (relating to Community Development).
(b) This subchapter applies to all communities that
apply for or have been awarded TxCDBG funds by the department.
(c) Grant contracts shall be administered in accordance
with the Uniform Grant Management Standards (UGMS) adopted by the
Office of the Comptroller in 34 TAC Part 1, Chapter 20, Subchapter
I, unless a provision in UGMS is inconsistent or conflicts with the
applicable federal standard set out in 2 CFR Part 200, the Uniform
Administrative Requirements, Costs Principles, and Audit Requirements
for Federal Awards, in which case the federal standard shall apply.