Or. Admin. R. 461-135-1513 - Benefit Amount and Issuance of Benefit; P-EBT

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

(1) P-EBT Benefit Standard and Determination
(a) The full P-EBT benefit standard is $136 monthly.
(b) The partial P-EBT benefit standard is $75 monthly.
(c) The P-EBT benefit amount is evaluated on a month-by-month basis and may vary from month to month. The September 2020 P-EBT benefit amount is evaluated under subsection (2)(d) of this rule.
(d) NSLP students - Each NSLP school determines a P-EBT benefit amount for each month. This amount applies to all NSLP students of the school who are P-EBT eligible (see OAR 461-135-1512) during that month.
(e) SNAP participants - Children ages six and younger shall receive, for each month they are P-EBT eligible (see OAR 461-135-1512), the greater of the P-EBT benefit amount determined by any NSLP school in the county in which the child:
(A) Resided, or
(B) Attended child care, unless a statewide order is present which closed or reduced attendance statewide at child care centers.
(2) P-EBT Benefit Amount; Program Period October 2020 through May 2021 and September 2020 Supplement -
(a) Full P-EBT benefit of $136 - An NSLP school shall determine a full P-EBT benefit amount for a month in which the majority of NSLP students attended comprehensive distance learning, or breakfast and lunch meal service was not provided on-site.
(b) Partial P-EBT benefit of $75 - An NSLP school shall determine a partial P-EBT benefit amount for a month in which 75 percent or greater of NSLP students attended both onsite and virtual through a hybrid learning model and breakfast and lunch meal service was provided on-site.
(c) No P-EBT benefit - An NSLP school shall determine a zero P-EBT benefit amount when NSLP students attended school on-site and breakfast and lunch meal service was provided.
(d) The P-EBT benefit supplement for September 2020 is evaluated by subtracting the P-EBT benefit amount issued during September 2020 from $136. The difference is the supplement. If the difference is zero, or less than zero, no P-EBT benefit supplement is issued.
(3) P-EBT benefits for program period October 2020 through May 2021, and the September 2020 supplement, shall be issued as follows on a date determined by ODHS:
(a) P-EBT benefits for the months of October, November, and December 2020 shall be issued in July 2021.
(b) P-EBT benefits for the months of January, February, and March 2021 shall be issued in August 2021.
(c) P-EBT for the months of April and May 2021, and the supplement for September 2020, shall be issued in September 2021.
(d) P-EBT benefits, once issued, shall not be transferred to another EBT account.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 461-135-1513
SSP 27-2022, adopt filed 02/16/2022, effective 2/17/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 411.816

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 411.816, PL 116-127, PL 116-159, PL 116-260 & PL 117-2

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