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55 Pa. Code § 141.51. Policy.


§ 141.51. Policy.

 (a)  A family that meets the requirements of Chapter 133, §  141.21 and Chapters 142, 177 and 183 may be eligible for Extended TANF under this chapter.

 (b)  A family otherwise eligible for TANF but for the 60-month time limit on Federally-funded TANF assistance may receive Extended TANF if the eligibility conditions of §  141.53 (relating to eligibility based on domestic violence) are met or the adult head of household or spouse of head of household who received 60 months of TANF meets the requirements of §  141.54, §  141.55 or §  141.56 (relating to maximizing participation project; mandatory RESET participants; and deferred referral).

 (c)  A family may receive Extended TANF under more than one section in this chapter. The months during which a family receives Extended TANF need not be sequential.


   The provisions of this §  141.51 issued under sections 402(a)(7)(A)(iii) and (B) and 408(a)(7)(A) and (C) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.A. § §  602(a)(7)(A)(iii) and (B) and 608(a)(7)(A) and (C)); 45 CFR 264.1(c); sections 201(1), 401(a), 403(b), 405, 405.1, 405.3, 432, 432(3) and (8) and 432.21(a) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201(1), 401(a), 403(b), 405, 405.1, 405.3, 432, 432(3) and (8) and 432.21(a)); the act of May 16, 1996 (P. L. 175, No. 35); and the Domestic Relations Code, 23 Pa.C.S. § §  4301—4381, 5103, 7101—7901 and 8101—8418.


   The provisions of this §  141.51 adopted October 11, 2002, effective October 12, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 5048.

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