United States Code

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§ 796a.
As used in this part:

Center for independent living
The term “center for independent living” means a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agency for individuals with significant disabilities (regardless of age or income) that—
is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities; and
provides an array of independent living services, including, at a minimum, independent living core services as defined in section 705(17) of this title.
Consumer control

The term “consumer control” means, with respect to a center for independent living, that the center vests power and authority in individuals with disabilities, in terms of the management, staffing, decisionmaking, operation, and provisions of services, of the center.

(Pub. L. 93–112, title VII, § 702, as added Pub. L. 105–220, title IV, § 410, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1218; amended Pub. L. 113–128, title IV, § 473, July 22, 2014, 128 Stat. 1685.)
cite as: 29 USC 796a