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55 Pa. Code § 145.44. Procedures.

§ 145.44. Procedures.

 (a)  General. The general TANF age procedure will be as follows:

   (1)  There must be proof of the child’s birth. This proof consists of either parent’s or substitute parent’s statement supported by written evidence. Written evidence includes a record of birth or baptism, school, hospital or physician’s records, and the like.

   (2)  If the month and day of the child’s birth are not known, the child’s birthdate for Public Assistance records is July 1. If the month is known but not the day, the first of the month is the child’s birthdate for Public Assistance records.

 (b)  Attending school or training. The procedure for school or training attendance will be as follows:

   (1)  [Reserved].

   (2)  Certification by the school of enrollment in and attendance at a secondary school or equivalent vocational or technical school is required within the fiscal month in which the youth has his 18th birthday. After the initial certification for a youth attending a secondary school or equivalent vocational or technical school, attendance will be redetermined in March, June, September and December until the youth reaches age 19. Redetermination will be made more often if there is any indication that he may no longer be enrolled as a full-time student.


   The provisions of this §  145.44 amended through August 20, 1982, effective August 21, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2790. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (68013).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  178.12 (relating to categories of MNO-MA).



   The provisions of these § §  145.61—145.64 issued under sections 201(2) and 403(b) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201(2) and 403(b)), unless otherwise noted.

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