To be included in a Temporary Cash
Assistance (TCA) benefit, a child must be a minor child as in Section
, F.S. An
unmarried child means the child has never been married or if married, the
marriage was annulled.
(a) A secondary school
is considered grades 6 through 12 as in Section 1003.413(1), F.S.
(b) Full-time is defined as the number of
hours considered to be full-time by the educational institution the child is
(2) A child
is eligible to receive TCA on the factor of age through the month of the
child's eighteenth birthday, or through the month of the child's nineteenth
birthday, if attending secondary school or an equivalent level of career
training on a full-time basis. If the child's birthday is on the first day of
the month, eligibility ceases effective the minor child's 18th birthday, or
19th birthday, if attending secondary school or an equivalent level of career
training on a full-time basis.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
414.45 FS. Law
New 1-11-98, Amended