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43 Pa. Code § 5.2. Amounts of emergency assistance.

§ 5.2. Amounts of emergency assistance.

 (a)  To the extent that appropriations are sufficient, the amount of assistance paid under the Veterans’ Emergency Assistance Program shall equal the assistance payable under the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  101—1411) to a resident of the county in which the veteran resides who has the same number of dependents as the applying veterans. Veterans’ emergency assistance payments will not exceed the maximum assistance payable for a family of the same size under the Public Welfare Code.

 (b)  The Director of the Bureau may adjust the amounts of assistance payable under this program by reducing the monthly payments or reducing the number of months for which assistance may be paid when the Director finds it necessary to keep projected expenditures within funding appropriated for this program.


   The provisions of this §  5.2 amended under the Military Code, 51 Pa.C.S. §  1704(7).


   The provisions of this §  5.2 adopted January 1, 1930; amended August 23, 1991, effective August 24, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3813. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (110342).

Cross References

   This section cited in 43 Pa. Code §  5.26 (relating to periodic review).

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