(a)  The Division of Aging, in compliance with federal regulations, shall designate an area agency on aging in each planning and service area in which it decides to allocate funds under Title III of the Older Americans Act.  In carrying out this process, the Division shall adhere to federal requirements for considering the types of organizations eligible to be an AAA and appeal procedures available to all eligible applicants.

(b)  Currently, the Division of Aging has designated 18 area agencies, covering all PSAs in North Carolina.  Such designation shall remain in effect unless Division assessments indicate that a designated organization is not in compliance with the requirements of the "Manual of Policies and Procedures" or does not submit an acceptable area plan or plan update.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑138; 45 C.F.R., Chapter XIII, Part 1321;

Eff. October 1, 1980;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 23, 2015.