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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 535.001. Definitions

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(1) “Community-based initiative” includes a social, health, human services, or volunteer income tax assistance initiative operated by a community-based organization.

(2) “Community-based organization” means a nonprofit corporation or association that is located in close proximity to the population the organization serves.

(3) “Faith-based initiative” means a social, health, or human services initiative operated by a faith-based organization.

(4) “Faith-based organization” means a nonprofit corporation or association that:

(A) is operated through a religious or denominational organization, including an organization that is operated for religious, educational, or charitable purposes and that is operated, supervised, or controlled, wholly or partly, by or in connection with a religious organization;  or

(B) clearly demonstrates through the organization's mission statement, policies, or practices that the organization is guided or motivated by religion.

(5) “State Commission on National and Community Service” means the entity used as authorized by 42 U.S.C. Section 12638(a) to carry out the duties of a state commission under the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Section 12501 et seq.).

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