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Title 45 Part 2556

Title 45 → Subtitle B → Chapter XXV → Part 2556

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Title 45 Part 2556

Title 45Subtitle BChapter XXVPart 2556


TITLE 45—Public Welfare

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC WELFARE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER XXV—CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

PART 2556—VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA

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Subpart A—GENERAL INFORMATION

§2556.1
What is the purpose of the VISTA program?
§2556.3
Who should read this part?
§2556.5
What definitions apply in this part?
§2556.7
Are waivers of the regulations in this part allowed?
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Subpart B—VISTA SPONSORS

§2556.100
Which entities are eligible to apply to become VISTA sponsors?
§2556.105
Which entities are prohibited from being VISTA sponsors?
§2556.110
What VISTA assistance is available to a sponsor?
§2556.115
Is a VISTA sponsor required to provide a cash or in-kind match?
§2556.120
How does a VISTA sponsor ensure the participation of people in the communities to be served?
§2556.125
May CNCS deny or reduce VISTA assistance to an existing VISTA project?
§2556.130
What is the procedure for denial or reduction of VISTA assistance to an existing VISTA project?
§2556.135
What is suspension and when may CNCS suspend a VISTA project?
§2556.140
What is termination and when may CNCS terminate a VISTA project?
§2556.145
May CNCS pursue other remedies against a VISTA project for a sponsor's material failure to comply with any other requirement not set forth in this subpart?
§2556.150
What activities are VISTA members not permitted to perform as part of service?
§2556.155
May a sponsor manage a VISTA project through a subrecipient?
§2556.160
What are the sponsor's requirements for cost share projects?
§2556.165
What Fair Labor Standards apply to VISTA sponsors and subrecipients?
§2556.170
What nondiscrimination requirements apply to sponsors and subrecipients?
§2556.175
What limitations are VISTA sponsors subject to regarding religious activities?
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Subpart C—VISTA MEMBERS

§2556.200
Who may apply to serve as a VISTA?
§2556.205
What commitments and agreements must an individual make to serve in the VISTA program?
§2556.210
Who reviews and approves an application for VISTA service?
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Subpart D—TERMS, PROTECTIONS, AND BENEFITS OF VISTA MEMBERS

§2556.300
Is a VISTA considered a Federal employee and is a VISTA considered an employee of the sponsor?
§2556.305
What is the duration and scope of service for a VISTA?
§2556.310
What are the lines of supervision or oversight of a VISTA, a VISTA sponsor, and CNCS during a VISTA's term of service?
§2556.315
What are terms and conditions for official travel for a VISTA?
§2556.320
What benefits may a VISTA receive during VISTA service?
§2556.325
May a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to VISTA service?
§2556.330
When may a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to criminal proceedings?
§2556.335
When may a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to civil or administrative proceedings?
§2556.340
What is non-competitive eligibility and who is eligible for it?
§2556.345
Who may present a grievance?
§2556.350
What matters are considered grievances?
§2556.355
May a VISTA have access to records as part of the VISTA grievance procedure?
§2556.360
How may a VISTA bring a grievance?
§2556.365
May a VISTA appeal a grievance?
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Subpart E—TERMINATION FOR CAUSE PROCEDURES

§2556.400
What is termination for cause and what are the criteria for termination for cause?
§2556.405
Who has sole authority to remove a VISTA from a VISTA project and who has sole authority to terminate a VISTA from the VISTA program?
§2556.410
May a sponsor request that a VISTA be removed from its project?
§2556.415
May CNCS remove a VISTA from a project without the sponsor's request for removal?
§2556.420
What are termination for cause proceedings?
§2556.425
May a VISTA appeal his or her termination for cause?
§2556.430
Is a VISTA who is terminated early from the VISTA program for other than cause entitled to appeal under these procedures?
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Subpart F—SUMMER ASSOCIATES

§2556.500
How is a position for a summer associate established in a project?
§2556.505
How do summer associates differ from other VISTAs?
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Subpart G—VISTA LEADERS

§2556.600
How is a position for a leader established in a project, or in multiple projects within a contiguous geographic region?
§2556.605
Who is eligible to apply to serve as a leader?
§2556.610
What is the application process to apply to become a leader?
§2556.615
Who reviews a leader application and who approves or disapproves a leader application?
§2556.620
How does a leader differ from other VISTAs?
§2556.625
What are terms and conditions of service for a leader?
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Subpart H—RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS ON POLITICAL ACTIVITIES AND LOBBYING

§2556.700
Who is covered by this subpart?
§2556.705
What is prohibited political activity?
§2556.710
What political activities are VISTAs prohibited from engaging in?
§2556.715
What political activities may a VISTA participate in?
§2556.720
May VISTAs participate in political organizations?
§2556.725
May VISTAs participate in political campaigns?
§2556.730
May VISTAs participate in elections?
§2556.735
May a VISTA be a candidate for public office?
§2556.740
May VISTAs participate in political fundraising activities?
§2556.745
Are VISTAs prohibited from soliciting or discouraging the political participation of certain individuals?
§2556.750
What restrictions and prohibitions are VISTAs subject to who campaign for a spouse or family member?
§2556.755
May VISTAs participate in lawful demonstrations?
§2556.760
May a sponsor and subrecipient approve the participation of a VISTA in a demonstration or other political meeting?
§2556.765
What disciplinary actions are VISTAs subject to for violating restrictions or prohibitions on political activities?
§2556.770
What are the requirements of VISTA sponsors and subrecipients regarding political activities?
§2556.775
What prohibitions and restrictions on political activity apply to employees of VISTA sponsors and subrecipients?
§2556.780
What prohibitions on lobbying activities apply to VISTA sponsors and subrecipients?