42 USC 6862 - Definitions

As used in this part:
(1) The term Secretary means the Secretary of Energy.
(2) The term Director means the Director of the Community Services Administration.
(3) The term elderly means any individual who is 60 years of age or older.
(4) The term Governor means the chief executive officer of a State (including the Mayor of the District of Columbia).

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(5) The term handicapped person means any individual
(A)  who is an individual with a disability, as defined in section 705 of title 29,
(B)  who is under a disability as defined in section 1614(a)(3)(A) or 233(d)(1) of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1382c (a)(3)(A), 423 (d)(1)] or in section 102(7)1 of the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act [42 U.S.C. 6001 (7)], or
(C)  who is receiving benefits under chapter 11 or 15 of title 38.
(6) The terms Indian, Indian tribe, and tribal organization have the meanings prescribed for such terms by section 3002 of this title.
(7) The term low-income means that income in relation to family size which
(A)  is at or below 150 percent of the poverty level determined in accordance with criteria established by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, except that the Secretary may establish a higher level if the Secretary, after consulting with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Director of the Community Services Administration, determines that such a higher level is necessary to carry out the purposes of this part and is consistent with the eligibility criteria established for the weatherization program under section 2809 (a)(12) of this title,
(B)  is the basis on which cash assistance payments have been paid during the preceding 12-month period under titles IV and XVI of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 601 et seq., 1381 et seq.] or applicable State or local law, or
(C)  if a State elects, is the basis for eligibility for assistance under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 8621), provided that such basis is at least 150 percent of the poverty level determined in accordance with criteria established by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
(8) State.— 
The term State means

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(A) a State;
(B) the District of Columbia;
(C) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and
(D) any other territory or possession of the United States.
(9) The term weatherization materials means
(A) caulking and weatherstripping of doors and windows;
(B) furnace efficiency modifications, including, but not limited to
(i) replacement burners, furnaces, or boilers or any combination thereof;
(ii) devices for minimizing energy loss through heating system, chimney, or venting devices; and
(iii) electrical or mechanical furnace ignition systems which replace standing gas pilot lights;
(C) clock thermostats;
(D) ceiling, attic, wall, floor, and duct insulation;
(E) water heater insulation;
(F) storm windows and doors, multiglazed windows and doors, heat-absorbing or heat-reflective window and door materials;
(G) cooling efficiency modifications, including, but not limited to, replacement air-conditioners, ventilation equipment, screening, window films, and shading devices;
(H) solar thermal water heaters;
(I) wood-heating appliances; and
(J) such other insulating or energy conserving devices or technologies as the Secretary may determine, after consulting with the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Director, of the Community Services Administration.
[1] See References in Text note below.