Section: Transaction of business by foreign bank at agency or branch office
3. As used in this act:
"Act" means the "New Jersey Women's Micro-Business Credit Act."
"Certified nonprofit community development corporation" or "certified corporation" means a nonprofit community development corporation, established pursuant to Title 15 of the Revised Statutes, Title 15A of the New Jersey Statutes, or other law of this State, and certified by the department pursuant to section 6 of this act to receive grants for the purpose of issuing loans, loan guarantees, or both, and providing training and technical assistance to qualified recipients;
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Community Affairs;
"Department" means the Department of Community Affairs;
"Grant" means money given to a certified nonprofit community development corporation or a Statewide organization by the department for the purpose of issuing loans, loan guarantees, or both, pursuant to section 4 of this act;
"Loan" means a loan made or guaranteed to a qualified recipient under the terms and conditions set forth by a certified nonprofit community development corporation or a Statewide organization;
"Program" means the New Jersey Women's Micro-Business Credit Program established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1999, c.239 (C.52:27D-446);
"Qualified recipient" means one or more women who intend to establish a business enterprise which is to be independently owned and operated solely by the woman or women, as appropriate, who have little or no prior business experience and each having a gross annual personal income of an amount less than 350 percent of the official poverty line, as determined by the Director of the federal Office of Management and Budget. A qualified recipient may conduct a business enterprise on a part-time basis, from a residence, or both; and
"Statewide organization" means an organization whose primary objective is to support and encourage business ownership by women and which maintains a visible Statewide presence.
L.1999,c.239,s.3; amended 2001, c.34; 2004, c.176, s.3.
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