Revision 20-2; Effective November 18, 2020


The following changes were made:

Section Title Change
2100 Definitions Adds a definition for Federal Award Coordinating Officer (FACO) and deletes the definition for Grant Coordinating Officer (GCO).
2200 Acronyms Adds FACO and deletes GCO.
3110 Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Overview Replaces GCO with FACO.
4200 Emergency Services Program (ESP) Replaces GCO with FACO.
8110 General Information on IHP National Eligibility Criteria Adds child care expenses and miscellaneous expenses to the bullets under victims are eligible for assistance in the following areas without first applying to SBA.
8420 Transportation Updates the transportation maximum grant from $7,000 to $9,000.
8440 Funeral Updates the funeral maximum allowance from $6,500 to $9,000.
9220 ONA Loss Verification Updates the list of responsibilities.
10210.9 Medical and Dental Guidelines Replaces FEMA with Texas in the first sentence and removes information regarding mental health.
10210.11 Personal Property Guidelines Replaces FEMA with Texas in the first sentence.
10210.12 Transportation Guidelines Clarifies information in the first paragraph and removes information to receive assistance for a damaged vehicle that was gifted to a non-household member.
10210.13 Moving and Storage Guidelines Edits the first sentence and adds information under Eligible Expenses.
10210.14 Child Care Guidelines Changes “the state” to Texas.
10210.15 Miscellaneous Expenses Guidelines Changes FEMA to Texas in the first sentence and removes “if the generator was not verified during the inspection” in the bullet regarding a letter from a physician stating that a generator is medically required.
10210.16 Critical Needs Assistance (CNA) Changes FEMA to Texas in the first sentence and clarifies in the last bullet that applicants not approved for this type of assistance at the time of registration will not receive a denial letter and this decision cannot be appealed.
10210.16.1 Clean and Removal Assistance (CRA) Adds a section explaining CRA.
10210.17 Group Flood Insurance Policy Changes “the state” to Texas in the first sentence and clarifies the information under Specific Conditions for Eligibility.
11200 ONA Policy Interpretations Replaces GCO with FACO.
11510 Reconsideration Procedures Replaces GCO with FACO.
11700 Sampling Grant Decisions Replaces GCO with FACO.
11930 Recovery Procedures - Fraud Replaces GCO with FACO.
11940 Recovery Procedures – Other Than Fraud Replaces GCO with FACO.