Okla. Admin. Code § 340:50-5-1 - Food benefit household composition

Current through Vol. 39, No. 14, April 01, 2022

A food benefit household may be composed of any of the persons or groups of persons listed in paragraphs (1) - (5), provided that such persons or groups are not residents of an institution or boarding house. A food benefit household is:

(1) a person who lives alone;
(2) a person who lives with others but who customarily purchases food and prepares meals for home consumption separate and apart from the others;
(3) a group of persons who live together and customarily purchases food and prepares meals for home consumption;
(4) a group of persons who live with others but who customarily purchase food and prepare meals for home consumption separate and apart from the others; or
(5) a person age 60 or older and his or her spouse living and eating with others who is unable to purchase and prepare meals because the person suffers from a disability considered permanent under the Social Security Act or a non-disease related, severe, permanent disability.
(A) The gross income of the others with whom the person and his or her spouse are living, is first determined as if they were applying for participation as a separate household. The other persons' gross income, cannot exceed 165% of the poverty level as shown in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) Appendix C-3, Maximum Food Benefit Allotments and Standards for Income and Deductions, in order for the applicant or recipient to participate as a separate household.
(B) When it is not obvious that a person suffers from a non-disease related, severe, permanent disability or that the person is unable to purchase and prepare meals, the worker requests a physician's statement of the disability or inability to purchase and prepare meals.
(C) See OAC 340:50-5-4 regarding how to determine if a person is considered disabled under the Social Security Act when a payment is not received.

Notes

Okla. Admin. Code § 340:50-5-1
Amended at 10 Ok Reg 2063, eff 5-27-93; Amended at 11 Ok Reg 4587, eff 9-1-94 (emergency); Amended at 12 Ok Reg 1723, eff 6-12-95; Amended at 17 Ok Reg 473, eff 10-12-99 (preemptive); Amended at 26 Ok Reg 840, eff 6-1-09

The following state regulations pages link to this page.



State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.