Or. Admin. R. 461-180-0070 - Effective Dates; Initial Month Benefits

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

(1) In the EA program, the effective date for opening the case is the day benefits are issued to the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750). For a benefit group whose only eligible child is an unborn, the effective date cannot be earlier than the first day of the calendar month preceding the month in which the due date falls.
(2) In the ERDC program, the effective date for starting benefits is one of the following:
(a) The first day of the month in which the request for benefits is made if -
(A) All eligibility (see OAR 461-001-0000) requirements are met in that month; and
(B) Verification is provided within the application processing timeframes.
(b) If all eligibility requirements are not met in the month of request, the effective date is the first day of the month in which they are met, if verification is provided within the application processing timeframes.
(c) For a benefit group that received TANF program benefits within the 30 days before applying for ERDC program benefits, the effective date is the first of the month following closure of their TANF program benefits.
(3) In the GA program, the effective date for the initial month (see OAR 461-001-0000) of benefits is -
(a) For individuals who filed an application for SSI benefits prior to applying for GA benefits, the date the individual completes the GA application process and meets all eligibility requirements under OAR 461-135-0700.
(b) For individuals who did not file an application for SSI benefits prior to applying for GA benefits, the first of the month following the date the individual completes the GA application process and meets all eligibility requirements under OAR 461-135-0700.
(4) In the OSIP program, the effective date for the initial month of benefits is whichever of the following occurs first:
(a) The date an individual requests benefits, if the individual was eligible as of that date.
(b) The date all eligibility requirements are met.
(5) In the REF program, when a filing group (see OAR 461-110-0430) makes an initial application, the effective date for starting benefits is:
(a) If all eligibility requirements, including an interview, are completed by the 30th day from the filing date (see OAR 461-115-0040), the effective date for starting benefits is the filing date.
(b) If all eligibility requirements are not met by the 30th day from the filing date, a new filing date must be established.
(6) In the TANF program, when a filing group (see OAR 461-110-0330) makes an initial application or applies after the end of the certification period (see OAR 461-001-0000), the effective date for starting TANF benefits is one of the following:
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) to (d) of this section, if all eligibility requirements, including a TANF interview, are completed by the 30th day from the filing date, the effective date for starting benefits is the filing date. If all eligibility requirements are not met by the 30th day from the filing date,a new filing date must be established.
(b) If the only eligible child is an unborn, the effective date may not be earlier than the first day of the calendar month prior to the month in which the due date falls.
(c) For an individual in the Pre-TANF program, the effective date for the initial month of benefits is the date the Pre-TANF program ends as provided in OAR 461-135-0475.
(d) For a JOBS support service payment, the effective date is the date the individual meets all eligibility requirements in OAR 461-190-0211.
(7) In the SFPSS program, when moving a TANF program recipient to SFPSS, the effective date for the initial month of SFPSS program benefits is:
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the first of the month following the day all eligibility requirements are met and verified.
(b) If the day all eligibility requirements are met and verified falls after the "compute deadline," the initial month of SFPSS program benefits will be the first of the month following the month after "compute deadline." For purposes of this rule, "compute deadline" means the Department computer system monthly deadline after which changes will not take effect until the month following the first of the next month.

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Or. Admin. R. 461-180-0070
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 13-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-91; AFS 20-1992, f. 7-31-92, cert. ef. 8-1-92; AFS 12-1993, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-93; AFS 19-1993, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-93; AFS 26-1996, f. 6-27-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; AFS 36-1996, f. 10-31-96, cert. ef. 11-1-96; AFS 42-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; AFS 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-97; AFS 8-1998, f. 4-28-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; AFS 3-2000, f. 1-31-00, cert. ef. 2-1-00; AFS 17-2000, f. 6-28-00, cert. ef. 7-1-00; AFS 19-2001, f. 8-31-01, cert. ef. 9-1-01; SSP 7-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; CWP 37-2003(Temp), f. 10-31-03, cert. ef. 11-1-03 thru 4-28-04; SSP 33-2003, f. 12-31-03, cert. ef. 1-4-04; SSP 17-2004, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-04; SSP 21-2004, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-04; 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 23-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-08; SSP 5-2009, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-09; 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 8-2013, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-13; SSP 17-2015, f. & cert. ef. 6/30/2015; SSP 28-2015, f. 9-29-15, cert. ef. 10/1/2015; SSP 25-2016(Temp), f. 6-30-16, cert. ef. 7-1-16 thru 12-27-16; SSP 31-2016, f. & cert. ef. 9/1/2016; SSP 22-2017, f. 9-8-17 & cert. ef. 10/1/2017; SSP 33-2017, amend filed 12/8/2017, effective 1/1/2018; SSP 27-2021, amend filed 03/24/2021, effective 4/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706, 411.878, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 413.085 & 414.685

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.081, 411.087, 411.404, 411.706, 411.878, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 412.064, 413.085 & 414.685

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