Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-131 - Inactive Accounts; Unused Benefits

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

The assistance unit shall retain the right to access the EBT account for one year from the original date of benefit availability, regardless of the status of the TC case.

1. If the assistance unit does not access an EBT account for 60 days, the Department shall notify the assistance unit in writing. The notice shall state that immediate access to the EBT account will terminate in 30 days unless the assistance unit contacts the Department or accesses the EBT account.
2. The assistance unit shall lose immediate access to any benefits in an EBT account that has been inactive for 90 days. To regain access to these benefits, the assistance unit shall contact the Department and request that it reinstate the assistance unit to the EBT account.
3. If the assistance unit has not accessed benefit payments in an EBT account for 365 days after the original date of availability, the Department shall recoup the benefits, and the assistance unit shall lose all rights to regain those benefits.
4. Upon the death of a TC payment recipient, the Department shall recoup from the EBT account any TC payments paid to the recipient after the month of the recipient's death.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-131
New Section made by final rulemaking at 18 A.A.R. 1175, effective June 30, 2012 (Supp. 12-2).

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