45 CFR § 205.120 - Statewide operation.

§ 205.120 Statewide operation.

(a) State plan requirements. A State plan for financial assistance under title I, IV-A, X, XIV, or XVI (AABD) of the Social Security Act must provide that:

(1) It shall be in operation, through a system of local offices, on a statewide basis in accordance with equitable standards for assistance and administration that are mandatory throughout the State;

(2) If administered by political subdivisions of the State, the plan will be mandatory on such political subdivisions;

(3) The State agency will assure that the plan is continuously in operation in all local offices or agencies through:

(i) Methods for informing staff of State policies, standards, procedures and instructions; and

(ii) Regular planned examination and evaluation of operations in local offices by regularly assigned State staff, including regular visits by such staff; and through reports, controls, or other necessary methods.

(b) [Reserved]

[39 FR 16971, May 10, 1974, as amended at 44 FR 17942, Mar. 23, 1979; 45 FR 56686, Aug. 25, 1980]