§ 30.2. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
ActSection 6 of the act of June 20, 1978 (P. L. 477, No. 70) (71 P. S. § § 581-1581-12).
Area agency on agingThe single local agency designated within each planning and service area to administer the delivery of a comprehensive and coordinated plan of social and other services and activities; local agencies which have been designated as Area Agencies on Aging are listed in Appendix A to this chapter.
Area planThe plan submitted to the Department by an Area Agency on Aging describing the methods by which it will ensure a coordinated and comprehensive plan of social and other services and activities in the planning and service area.
Chief elected officialsCounty commissioners acting collectively, governing bodies of home rule counties, and mayors of cities with a total population of over 100,000.
DepartmentThe Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
Planning and service areaThe geographic unit within this Commonwealth, as authorized by the Federal Older Americans Act of 1965, for allocation of funds for the delivery of social services; geographic areas which have been designated as planning and service areas in this Commonwealth are displayed in Appendix B of this chapter.
SecretaryThe Secretary of Aging of the Commonwealth.
Units of general purpose local governmentCounties, and municipalities with a total population of over 100,000.
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