The following definitions shall apply wherever the terms are used throughout this Chapter.
(a) “Applicant” means an entity that meets the eligibility requirements as further described in Section 7414 for submission of an Application and submits an Application.
(b) “Application” means the online request for a Grant under the Community Services Infrastructure Grant Program in the form and format of the Community Services Infrastructure Grant Program Application, Form No. CHFFA 9 CSI-01A (11/2021), which is hereby incorporated by reference, including all supporting information and documents, as further described in Section 7416.
(c) “Authority” means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority.
(d) “Authority Staff” means employees of the Authority.
(e) “Counties Applying Jointly” means counties that submit an Application together for a Project to deliver services.
(f) “Executive Director” means the executive director of the Authority.
(g) “Feasible” means the Project has secured all of the necessary funding and developed a detailed plan with the steps necessary to complete the Project and begin providing Program services.
(h) “Final Allocation” means the Grant amount approved by the Authority as further described in Section 7422.
(i) “Funding Round” means the time period during which Applications may be submitted for consideration of funding by the Authority.
(j) “Grant” means an award of funds to an Applicant.
(k) “Grant Agreement” means a written agreement between the Authority and a Grantee that consists of the terms and conditions of the Grant.
(l) “Grant Award Letter” means the official notification that a Grant has been approved by the Authority.
(m) “Grant Period” means the time period from the date of Final Allocation to the date set by the Authority for the Grant to end and the Program to be operational.
(n) “Grantee” means a county or Counties Applying Jointly that has been awarded or designated to receive Grant funds.
(o) “Initial Allocation” means the Grant amount the Authority Staff recommends the Authority approve for Final Allocation as further described in Section 7420.
(p) “Jail Diversion” means the avoidance of or reduction in jail and/or prison time, through directive or court order, to a mental health treatment facility, substance use disorder treatment facility, and/or trauma-centered services facility as an alternative to incarceration.
(q) “Jail Diversion Program” or “Program” means a program that offers one or more of the following components: mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and/or trauma-centered services.
(r) “Justice-Involved Individual” means an individual who has been subject to an arrest and/or the adjudication process.
(s) “Lead Grantee” means the county designated on the Application to have the primary responsibility for the fiscal management of Grant funds, records retention, reporting, and all of the other aspects of compliance with this Chapter and the Grant Agreement.
(t) “Project” means expansion, facility acquisition, renovation, equipping, or financing of capital assets.
(u) “Ready” means the Project has all applicable approvals and/or documents for the Project to begin.
(v) “Related Supports” means local service providers who interact with Justice-Involved Individuals during and after an arrest or adjudication, including health care providers, law enforcement, judicial systems, public health systems, behavioral health providers, social services, triage personnel, community-based organizations, and other supports within the continuum of care.
(w) “Subsequent Funding Round” means any specified time period after the initial Funding Round during which Applications may be submitted to be considered for funding by the Authority, subject to the availability of funds.
(x) “Sustainable” means the Program has reasonably foreseeable funding to operate on a continuous basis, or at least for the useful life of the Project.
(y) “Target Population” means Justice-Involved Individuals identified as the intended beneficiaries of the Program(s) to be funded by a Grant, including Justice-Involved Individuals eligible for Medi-Cal and Justice-Involved Individuals eligible for county health and mental health services.
Note: Authority cited: Section 5848.51, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 5848.51, Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. New chapter 8 (sections 7413-7429) and section filed 11-26-2018 as an emergency; operative 11-26-2018 (Register 2018, No. 48). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-28-2019 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New chapter 8 (sections 7413-7429) and section refiled 5-28-2019 as an emergency; operative 5-28-2019 (Register 2019, No. 22). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-26-2019 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-28-2019 order transmitted to OAL 8-21-2019 and filed 10-3-2019 (Register 2019, No. 40).
4. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 6-8-2022; operative 6-8-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 23).
This database is current through 9/22/23 Register 2023, No. 38.