Kan. Admin. Regs. § 30-4-40 - Department responsibility to applicants and recipients
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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30-4-40. Department responsibility to applicants and recipients. (a) On the request of any applicant or recipient, the applicant's or recipient's rights and responsibilities shall be explained by the department.
(b) Each applicant and recipient shall be informed of the following:
(1) Periodic redeterminations. Periodic redeterminations of eligibility shall be made if the application is approved.
(2) Fraud. Each fraudulent application for or receipt of assistance shall be investigated and referred for legal action.
(3) Release of confidential information. Unless otherwise prohibited by other local, state, or federal law, confidential information shall be released by the department if the release is directly related to any of these duties:
(A) The administration of the public assistance program;
(B) an investigation or criminal or civil proceeding being conducted in connection with the administration of the program;
(C) the reporting of a fugitive felon's address to local, state, and federal law enforcement officials. This report shall be made only if the law enforcement official furnishes the recipient's name and social security number and satisfactorily demonstrates that the individual is a fugitive felon, that the location or apprehension of the fugitive felon is within the law enforcement officer's official duties, and that the request is made in the proper exercise of those duties;
(D) the reporting of an applicant's or recipient's intention to commit a crime to the appropriate law enforcement officials; or
(E) release of confidential information concerning applicants and recipients as authorized by state or federal law. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 39-708c; effective May 1, 1981; amended, T-85-26, Oct. 15, 1984; amended May 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1987; amended March 1, 1997; amended Oct. 1, 1997; amended May 3, 2019.)