Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-106 - Applicant Responsibilities at the Initial Interview

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

A. The applicant shall attend the interview. A person of the applicant's choosing may also attend and participate in the interview with the applicant.
B. Missed appointments.
1. If the applicant misses a scheduled appointment for an interview, the applicant shall:
a. Request to reschedule the interview no later than close of business on the day of the missed appointment, and
b. Attend the second scheduled appointment.
2. If the applicant fails to comply with the requirements in subsection (B)(1)(a) or (b) without good cause, the Department shall deny the application, and the applicant shall reapply in order to receive TC payments. Good cause for failure to comply with the requirements in subsection (B)(1)(a) or (b) is any unanticipated occurrence that, in the discretion of the Department, made it impossible or unreasonable for the applicant to attend the interview or contact the local office.
C. An applicant for assistance shall:
1. Give the Department complete and truthful information;
2. Inform the Department of all changes in income, assets, or other circumstances affecting eligibility that occur after the date of application for TC payments;
3. Comply with Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) requirements; and
4. Comply with any other procedural requirements contained in this Chapter or in state or federal law.
D. An applicant shall provide required verification of financial and nonfinancial eligibility information or request assistance from the Department in obtaining the information.
1. An applicant shall provide the Department with all requested verification of financial and nonfinancial eligibility factors, or request the Department's assistance in obtaining the requested verification, within 10 calendar days from the date of a written request for such information.
2. An applicant shall provide the Department with verification of financial and nonfinancial eligibility factors by submitting to the Department:
a. Documents originating from an agency, organization, or individual qualified to have knowledge of the provided information; or
b. When documents required in subsection (D)(2)(a) are not available to the applicant, the name, telephone number, and address of an agency, organization, or individual qualified to have knowledge of the requested eligibility information that the Department may use as a collateral contact; or
c. When the items in subsections (D)(2)(a) and (b) are not available, a signed written statement from the applicant that describes facts specific to an eligibility factor. The Department shall not accept an applicant's signed written statement as acceptable verification of identity, relationship of household members, or expenses.

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Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-106
New Section made by final rulemaking at 18 A.A.R. 1175, effective June 30, 2012 (Supp. 12-2).

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