Title 45

PART 2556

Part 2556 - Volunteers In Service To America

PART 2556 - VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA

45:5.1.9.11.37.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Information
45:5.1.9.11.37.1.15.1SECTION 2556.1
   2556.1 What is the purpose of the VISTA program
45:5.1.9.11.37.1.15.2SECTION 2556.3
   2556.3 Who should read this part
45:5.1.9.11.37.1.15.3SECTION 2556.5
   2556.5 What definitions apply in this part
45:5.1.9.11.37.1.15.4SECTION 2556.7
   2556.7 Are waivers of the regulations in this part allowed
45:5.1.9.11.37.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - VISTA Sponsors
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.1SECTION 2556.100
   2556.100 Which entities are eligible to apply to become VISTA sponsors
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.2SECTION 2556.105
   2556.105 Which entities are prohibited from being VISTA sponsors
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.3SECTION 2556.110
   2556.110 What VISTA assistance is available to a sponsor
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.4SECTION 2556.115
   2556.115 Is a VISTA sponsor required to provide a cash or in-kind match
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.5SECTION 2556.120
   2556.120 How does a VISTA sponsor ensure the participation of people in the communities to be served
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.6SECTION 2556.125
   2556.125 May CNCS deny or reduce VISTA assistance to an existing VISTA project
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.7SECTION 2556.130
   2556.130 What is the procedure for denial or reduction of VISTA assistance to an existing VISTA project
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.8SECTION 2556.135
   2556.135 What is suspension and when may CNCS suspend a VISTA project
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.9SECTION 2556.140
   2556.140 What is termination and when may CNCS terminate a VISTA project
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.10SECTION 2556.145
   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
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.11SECTION 2556.150
   2556.150 What activities are VISTA members not permitted to perform as part of service
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.12SECTION 2556.155
   2556.155 May a sponsor manage a VISTA project through a subrecipient
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.13SECTION 2556.160
   2556.160 What are the sponsor's requirements for cost share projects
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.14SECTION 2556.165
   2556.165 What Fair Labor Standards apply to VISTA sponsors and subrecipients
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.15SECTION 2556.170
   2556.170 What nondiscrimination requirements apply to sponsors and subrecipients
45:5.1.9.11.37.2.15.16SECTION 2556.175
   2556.175 What limitations are VISTA sponsors subject to regarding religious activities
45:5.1.9.11.37.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - VISTA Members
45:5.1.9.11.37.3.15.1SECTION 2556.200
   2556.200 Who may apply to serve as a VISTA
45:5.1.9.11.37.3.15.2SECTION 2556.205
   2556.205 What commitments and agreements must an individual make to serve in the VISTA program
45:5.1.9.11.37.3.15.3SECTION 2556.210
   2556.210 Who reviews and approves an application for VISTA service
45:5.1.9.11.37.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Terms, Protections, and Benefits of VISTA Members
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.1SECTION 2556.300
   2556.300 Is a VISTA considered a Federal employee and is a VISTA considered an employee of the sponsor
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.2SECTION 2556.305
   2556.305 What is the duration and scope of service for a VISTA
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.3SECTION 2556.310
   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
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.4SECTION 2556.315
   2556.315 What are terms and conditions for official travel for a VISTA
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.5SECTION 2556.320
   2556.320 What benefits may a VISTA receive during VISTA service
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.6SECTION 2556.325
   2556.325 May a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to VISTA service
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.7SECTION 2556.330
   2556.330 When may a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to criminal proceedings
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.8SECTION 2556.335
   2556.335 When may a VISTA be provided coverage for legal defense expenses related to civil or administrative proceedings
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.9SECTION 2556.340
   2556.340 What is non-competitive eligibility and who is eligible for it
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.10SECTION 2556.345
   2556.345 Who may present a grievance
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.11SECTION 2556.350
   2556.350 What matters are considered grievances
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.12SECTION 2556.355
   2556.355 May a VISTA have access to records as part of the VISTA grievance procedure
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.13SECTION 2556.360
   2556.360 How may a VISTA bring a grievance
45:5.1.9.11.37.4.15.14SECTION 2556.365
   2556.365 May a VISTA appeal a grievance
45:5.1.9.11.37.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Termination for Cause Procedures
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.1SECTION 2556.400
   2556.400 What is termination for cause and what are the criteria for termination for cause
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.2SECTION 2556.405
   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
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.3SECTION 2556.410
   2556.410 May a sponsor request that a VISTA be removed from its project
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.4SECTION 2556.415
   2556.415 May CNCS remove a VISTA from a project without the sponsor's request for removal
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.5SECTION 2556.420
   2556.420 What are termination for cause proceedings
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.6SECTION 2556.425
   2556.425 May a VISTA appeal his or her termination for cause
45:5.1.9.11.37.5.15.7SECTION 2556.430
   2556.430 Is a VISTA who is terminated early from the VISTA program for other than cause entitled to appeal under these procedures
45:5.1.9.11.37.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Summer Associates
45:5.1.9.11.37.6.15.1SECTION 2556.500
   2556.500 How is a position for a summer associate established in a project
45:5.1.9.11.37.6.15.2SECTION 2556.505
   2556.505 How do summer associates differ from other VISTAs
45:5.1.9.11.37.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - VISTA Leaders
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.1SECTION 2556.600
   2556.600 How is a position for a leader established in a project, or in multiple projects within a contiguous geographic region
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.2SECTION 2556.605
   2556.605 Who is eligible to apply to serve as a leader
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.3SECTION 2556.610
   2556.610 What is the application process to apply to become a leader
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.4SECTION 2556.615
   2556.615 Who reviews a leader application and who approves or disapproves a leader application
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.5SECTION 2556.620
   2556.620 How does a leader differ from other VISTAs
45:5.1.9.11.37.7.15.6SECTION 2556.625
   2556.625 What are terms and conditions of service for a leader
45:5.1.9.11.37.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Restrictions and Prohibitions on Political Activities and Lobbying
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.1SECTION 2556.700
   2556.700 Who is covered by this subpart
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.2SECTION 2556.705
   2556.705 What is prohibited political activity
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.3SECTION 2556.710
   2556.710 What political activities are VISTAs prohibited from engaging in
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.4SECTION 2556.715
   2556.715 What political activities may a VISTA participate in
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.5SECTION 2556.720
   2556.720 May VISTAs participate in political organizations
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.6SECTION 2556.725
   2556.725 May VISTAs participate in political campaigns
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.7SECTION 2556.730
   2556.730 May VISTAs participate in elections
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.8SECTION 2556.735
   2556.735 May a VISTA be a candidate for public office
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.9SECTION 2556.740
   2556.740 May VISTAs participate in political fundraising activities
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.10SECTION 2556.745
   2556.745 Are VISTAs prohibited from soliciting or discouraging the political participation of certain individuals
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.11SECTION 2556.750
   2556.750 What restrictions and prohibitions are VISTAs subject to who campaign for a spouse or family member
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.12SECTION 2556.755
   2556.755 May VISTAs participate in lawful demonstrations
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.13SECTION 2556.760
   2556.760 May a sponsor and subrecipient approve the participation of a VISTA in a demonstration or other political meeting
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.14SECTION 2556.765
   2556.765 What disciplinary actions are VISTAs subject to for violating restrictions or prohibitions on political activities
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.15SECTION 2556.770
   2556.770 What are the requirements of VISTA sponsors and subrecipients regarding political activities
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.16SECTION 2556.775
   2556.775 What prohibitions and restrictions on political activity apply to employees of VISTA sponsors and subrecipients
45:5.1.9.11.37.8.15.17SECTION 2556.780
   2556.780 What prohibitions on lobbying activities apply to VISTA sponsors and subrecipients