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§ 143B‑394.10.  NorthCarolina Fund for Displaced Homemakers.

(a)        There isestablished in the Department of Administration the North Carolina Fund forDisplaced Homemakers. The Fund shall be administered by the North CarolinaCouncil for Women in accordance with Chapter 143C of the General Statutes andshall be used to make grants to up to 35 centers for displaced homemakers. TheCouncil shall make quarterly grants to no more than 35 eligible centers. Grantsshall be awarded according to criteria established by the Council pursuant toG.S. 143B‑394.4(4) and G.S. 143B‑394.5A. The Council shall use nomore than ten percent (10%) of these funds for administrative costs. To beeligible to receive grant funds under this section, a displaced homemakercenter shall fulfill all of the criteria established by the Council and shallhave been operational for at least two years. The Council shall report annuallyto the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations on the revenuescredited to the Fund, the programs receiving grants from the Fund, the successof those programs, and the costs associated with administering the Fund.

(b)        The Department,upon recommendations by the Council, shall adopt rules to implement the NorthCarolina Fund for Displaced Homemakers. (1998‑219, s. 1; 2005‑405, s. 4; 2006‑203,s. 106.)