173-4-01 Older Americans Act nutrition program: introduction and definitions.

(A) Introduction: Chapter 173-4 of the Administrative Code governs nutrition projects paid, in whole or in part, with Older Americans Act funds.

(B) Definitions: The definitions in rule 173-3-01 of the Administrative Code and the following definitions apply to Chapter 173-4 of the Administrative Code:

"Congregate dining project" means a nutrition project that complies with rule 173-4-05.1 of the Administrative Code.

"Congregate dining project based in restaurants and supermarkets" means a nutrition project that complies with rule 173-4-05.3 of the Administrative Code.

"Dietitian" and "licensed dietitian" mean a person with a current, valid license to practice dietetics under section 4759.06 of the Revised Code.

"Groceries" mean foods for a household to eat, such as breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish, and poultry; and dairy products.

"Grocery store" has the same meaning as "retail food establishment" in rule 3717-1-01 of the Administrative Code.

"Home-delivered meals project" means a nutrition project that complies with rule 173-4-05.2 of the Administrative Code.

"Nutrition project" means a congregate dining project, home-delivered meals project, or a congregate dining project based in restaurants and supermarkets.

"Older Americans Act nutrition program" means the program created under Title III, part C of the Older Americans Act of 1965, 79 Stat. 219, 42 U.S.C. 3001, as amended by the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016.

"Restaurant" has the same meaning as "food service operation" in rule 3717-1-01 of the Administrative Code.

"Shelf-stable meal" means a meal that is non-perishable, ready-to-eat, stored at room temperature, and eaten without heating.

Replaces: 173-4-01

Effective: 9/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 173.01, 173.02, 173.392 ; Section 305(a)(1)(C) of the Older Americans Act of 1965, 79 Stat. 210, 42 U.S.C. 3001, as amended by the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016; 45 C.F.R. 1321.11 (July 1, 2016).
Rule Amplifies: 173.392 ; Sections 214, 331, 336, and 339 of the Older Americans Act of 1965, 79 Stat. 210, 42 U.S.C. 3001, as amended by the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016.
Prior Effective Dates: 03/05/2009