44:10-88. Definitions regarding individual development accounts
3. As used in this act:
“Account holder” means a person who is the owner of an individual development account.
“Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Community AffairS.
“Community-based organization” means a not-for-profit organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. S.501(c)(3)) and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. S.501 (a)), that is approved by the commissioner to implement the New Jersey Individual Development Account Program established under this act.
“Department” means the Department of Community AffairS.
“Economic literacy” means a basic understanding of budgets and savings accounts, credit and interest and how to use financial services; and having a savings plan and using it to reach the account holder’s savings goal for an individual development account.
“Eligible individual” means an adult with an annual household gross income up to a maximum of 200 percent of the official poverty level.
“Financial institution” means a state or federally chartered bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or credit union with an office in this State.
“Fund” means the Individual Development Account Fund established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. S.604(h) and 45 C. F.R. Part 263 (45 C. F.R. S.263.0 et seq.).
“Individual development account” means an account established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. S.604(h) and 45 C. F.R. Part 263 (45 C. F.R. S.263.0 et seq.) in trust for an eligible individual that is a trust account pursuant to the “Multiple-party Deposit Account Act,” P.L.1979, C. 491 (C. 17:16I-1 et seq.).
“Program” means the New Jersey Individual Development Account Program established pursuant to the provisions of this act.
“Program contributor” means a person or entity who makes a contribution to an individual development account reserve fund, except that “program contributor” does not mean the account holder.
“Reserve fund” means the individual development account reserve fund created by a community-based organization for the purposes of: funding the costs incurred in the administration of the program; receiving matching funds from the State; and providing matching funds for individual development accounts pursuant to section 5 of this act.
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