WSR 02-17-028

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed August 12, 2002, 3:21 p.m. , effective October 1, 2002 ]

Date of Adoption: August 9, 2002.

Purpose: The Division of Employment and Assistance Programs is amending WAC 388-450-0230 to be consistent with federal requirement to count only certain income in the month of application for destitute migrant or seasonal farmworkers.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-450-0230.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.057, 74.04.500, 74.04.510.

Other Authority: 7 C.F.R. 273.10.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-14-098 on July 1, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: October 1, 2002.

August 9, 2002

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3091.2
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-24-008, filed 11/19/99, effective 1/1/00)

WAC 388-450-0230   ((Treatment of income in the month of application for destitute)) What income does the department count in the month I apply for food assistance ((households.)) when my assistance unit is destitute?   (1) ((When a migrant or seasonal farm worker is determined)) If your assistance unit (AU) includes a migrant or seasonal farmworker and your AU is destitute under WAC 388-406-0021, ((eligibility and benefit amount for the month of application is determined by)) we may exclude some of your income in the month you apply for food assistance.

(2) In the month of application, we:

(a) ((Counting the household's income that is received from)) Count only income received between the first of the month ((through the date of application;)) and the date you apply for food assistance; and

(b) ((Excluding)) Disregard any income from a new source that ((the household expects)) you expect to receive ((during the ten days)) after the date ((of application)) you apply for food assistance.

(((2) A household member changing jobs but continuing to work for the same employer is considered to be receiving income from the same source.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. 99-24-008, 388-450-0230, filed 11/19/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, 388-450-0230, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]

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