§ 5101 : DEFINITIONS.
In this title:
CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL.—The termchief elected officialmeans the chief elected executive officer of a unit of local government in a local workforce investment area or in the case in which such an area includes more than one unit of general government, the individuals designated under an agreement described in section 117(c)(1)(B) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2832(c)(1)(B)).
LOCAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT AREA.— The termlocal workforce investment areameans such area designated under section 116 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2831).
LOCAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD.— The termlocal workforce investment boardmeans such board established under section 117 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2832).
LOW-INCOME YOUTH.—The termlow-income youthmeans an individual who—
is not younger than 16 but is younger than 25;
meets the definition of a low-income individual provided in section 101(25) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801(25)), except that States and local workforce investment areas, subject to approval in the applicable State plans and local plans, may increase the income level specified in subparagraph (B)(i) of such section to an amount not in excess of 200 percent of the poverty line for purposes of determining eligibility for participation in activities under section 5103; and
is in one or more of the categories specified in section 101(13)(C) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801(13)(C)).
POVERTY LINE.—The termpoverty linemeans a poverty line as defined in section 673 of the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9902), applicable to a family of the size involved.
STATE.—The termStatemeans each of the several States of the United States, and the District of Columbia.