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      RS 40:561     




§561.  Definitions

As used in this Subpart, the following terms shall apply unless the context clearly states otherwise:

(1)  "Applicant" means a person applying for benefits under a public housing assistance program covered by HUD and with respect to whom wage record and unemployment compensation information is sought.

(2)  "Consent form" means the Authorization for Release of Information Form authorized for use by HUD.

(3)  "Disclose" or "disclosure" means the release of information or data with the consent, as indicated by a signed consent form, of the individual or individuals to whom the information pertains by either the division of unemployment insurance or the housing authority.

(4)  "HUD" means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

(5)  "Information" means wage record and unemployment compensation information.

(6)  "Louisiana Workforce Commission" means the Louisiana Workforce Commission and its subdivisions, including the office of unemployment insurance administration, or its successor.

(7)  "Participant" means a person who receives benefits under a program covered by HUD and with respect to whom wage record or unemployment compensation information is sought.

(8)  "Participating housing authority" means a housing authority that has entered into a cooperative agreement with the state Louisiana Workforce Commission.

(9)  "Unemployment compensation information" means unemployment compensation claim or payment information from the administrator of the Louisiana Employment Security Law.

(10)  "Wage record" means wage record information reported to the state by employers on a quarterly basis as provided in R.S. 23:1660(A).

Acts 1997, No. 1172, §6, eff. June 30, 1997; Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1; Acts 2007, No. 113, §3; Acts 2008, No. 743, §7, eff. July 1, 2008.

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