Or. Admin. R. 461-135-0089 - Demonstrating Compliance with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Requirements; Restoring Cash Benefits; Pre-TANF, TANF

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

In the Pre-TANF and TANF programs:

(1) In order to end a penalty imposed under OAR 461-135-0085:
(a) At the first, second, third, and fourth level of disqualification (see OAR 461-130-0330), a client must:
(A) Cooperate for a period of two consecutive weeks with each activity (see OAR 461-001-0025) specified in the client's current or revised case plan (see OAR 461-001-0025); and
(B) Demonstrate a willingness to participate in treatment required under OAR 461-135-0085 if treatment is still required.
(b) When the fourth level of disqualification (see OAR 461-130-0330) ends, program benefits are closed for two consecutive months, unless the client:
(A) Contacts a representative of the Department and agrees to each activity in the case plan before the end of the fourth level; and
(B) Demonstrates a willingness to participate in treatment required under OAR 461-135-0085 if treatment is still required.
(2) The penalty imposed under OAR 461-135-0085 ends when:
(a) TANF program benefits are closed for a reason other than described in OAR 461-130-0330(5)(e); or
(b) The individual complies with the requirements of section (1) of this rule.
(3) When the Department removes a disqualification due to a client's compliance with the requirements under OAR 461-135-0085, cash benefits are restored effective the date the client completed the two consecutive week cooperation period.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 461-135-0089
AFS 27-1996, f. 6-27-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; AFS 3-1997, f. 3-31-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; AFS 15-1999, f. 11-30-99, cert. ef. 12-1-99; SSP 11-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-07 thru 3-29-08; SSP 5-2008, f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08; SSP 26-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; SSP 26-2011(Temp), f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11 thru 3-29-12; SSP 35-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; SSP 37-2012, f. 12-28-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; SSP 23-2016, f. 6-28-16, cert. ef. 7/1/2016

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.009, 412.049

Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.009, 412.049, 412.089

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