12VAC30-110-1200 - Definitions

12VAC30-110-1200. Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this part, shall have the following meanings unless the context indicates otherwise:

"Aid to Families with Dependent Children" or "AFDC" means the public assistance programs authorized in §§ 406 and 407 of the Social Security Act (42 USC §§ 606 and 607), and administered by the Virginia Department of Social Services. The term "AFDC" as used in this part includes Aid to Families with Dependent Children - Unemployed Parent (AFDC-UP).

"Assistance unit" means those persons who have been determined categorically and financially eligible to receive assistance as defined in the Virginia Department of Social Services' Virginia Independence Program regulations (22VAC40-35-5 et seq.).

"Caretaker-relative" means the natural or adoptive parent or other relative, as specified in 45 CFR 233.90(c)(1)(v), who is responsible for supervision and care of the needy child.

"Child" means an individual who would be considered a child under the AFDC State Plan.

"Family" means those individuals living in the household whose needs and income were included in determining the AFDC eligibility of the assistance unit at the time that the AFDC benefits were terminated and individuals under AFDC sanction whose income but not needs were included. It also includes those individuals whose needs and income would be taken into account in determining the AFDC eligibility of the caretaker-relative's assistance unit under the AFDC State Plan if the family were applying in the current month.

"Family income" means all the earned income, as defined in the AFDC State Plan, of all the members of the family without application of any disregards except the family's cost of child care necessary for the employment of the caretaker-relative or those disregards required by another federal statute.

"Transitional medical assistance" means extended medical assistance to participants in VIEW whose AFDC has been terminated voluntarily or involuntarily.

"Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare" or "VIEW" means the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training Program as implemented in the Commonwealth.

(Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 15, eff. June 1, 1996.)

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-325 and 63.1-133.46 of the Code of Virginia.

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