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55 Pa. Code § 108.7. Requirements subject to waiver.

§ 108.7. Requirements subject to waiver.

 (a)  The policies set forth in § §  108.8—108.13 apply to good cause waivers of requirements for support cooperation, work, time limits, teen parents, verification and other TANF and GA program requirements, based on domestic violence.

 (b)  The Department may not waive the following TANF or GA program requirements except as provided in subsection (c):

   (1)  Minor child under §  145.41 (relating to policy).

   (2)  Specified relative under §  151.41 (relating to policy).

   (3)  Income under §  183.5 (relating to income verification).

   (4)  Resources under §  177.1 (relating to general requirements).

   (5)  Citizenship under §  149.23 (relating to requirements).

   (6)  Deprivation under §  153.41 (relating to policy).

   (7)  Enumeration under §  155.2 (relating to general).

   (8)  Identity under §  125.1 (relating to policy).

   (9)  Criminal status under sections 432(9) and 481.1 of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  432(9) and 481.1) regarding eligibility; false statements; investigations; and penalty.

   (10)  Residency under §  147.23 (relating to requirements).

   (11)  GA categorical eligibility requirement under §  141.61 (relating to policy).

   (12)  Signature on required forms, such as the application for benefits and authorization for release of information form under §  125.1.

   (13)  Permanent sanction under §  165.61 (relating to sanctions).

   (14)  Application for and cooperation in establishing eligibility for potential income under section 432.21(a) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. §  432.21(a)) regarding requirement that certain Federal benefits be the primary source of assistance.

 (c)  The Department will determine whether to approve a request to waive one or more requirements in subsection (b)(3)—(14) on a case-by-case basis.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  187.27 (relating to waiver of cooperation for good cause).

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