Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
income of any child in the eligible unit who is a full-time student, or is a
part-time student who is not a full-time employee, shall be exempt in
determining need of the eligible unit and in evaluating his or her capacity as
a legally responsible relative. (See
for definitions of full
and part-time students.)
the purposes of this section, a full-time employee shall be any student whose
average employment on a monthly basis equals 35 hours a week or more.
(c) A student who is a full or part-time
student during the regular school term shall be considered to be a full or
part-time student during all vacation periods.
(d) When a child claiming the exemption of
earned income described in this section is over 16 years of age, this student
shall be informed in writing that he or she has a responsibility for
participating in determining his or her eligibility for such exemption. The
student and the county board of social services have joint responsibility for
securing the factual data from the school necessary to make the determination
as to whether he or she is a full or part-time student, and for securing from
his or her employer the factual data of monthly hours employed.
(e) Part-time students who are fully employed
and are thus not eligible for the exemption of earned income as described in
this section are eligible for the appropriate disregards depending on program
related Medicaid program.
exemption of earned income of part-time students under this section does not
apply in determining maximum income eligibility in
The earned income of a full-time student
shall be disregarded in the determination of maximum income eligibility
) for a total of six
months in any one calendar year.