Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 28B Higher Education - Section 28B.04.030 Definitions

§ 28B.04.030. Definitions

Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter.

(1) "Board" means the state board for community and technical colleges.

(2) "Center" means a multipurpose service center for displaced homemakers as described in RCW 28B.04.040.

(3) "Program" means those programs described in RCW 28B.04.050 which provide direct, outreach, and information and training services which serve the needs of displaced homemakers.

(4) "Displaced homemaker" means an individual who:

(a) Has worked in the home for ten or more years providing unsalaried household services for family members on a full-time basis; and

(b) Is not gainfully employed;

(c) Needs assistance in securing employment; and

(d) Has been dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by that income, or has been dependent on federal assistance but is no longer eligible for that assistance, or is supported as the parent of minor children by public assistance or spousal support but whose children are within two years of reaching their majority.

[2004 c 275 § 30; 1985 c 370 § 37; 1979 c 73 § 3.]

     Effective date -- 2004 c 275 § § 28-32: See note following RCW 28B.04.020.

     Part headings not law -- 2004 c 275: See note following RCW 28B.76.030.

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