Section 38-4-4

Published: 2015

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Section 38-4-4

Section 38-4-4Reduction, cancellation or continuance of assistance grant when recipient becomes possessed of income or resources.

(a) If at any time the recipient of public assistance, the husband or wife of such recipient, or the cohabiting partner of the recipient, as provided by rules promulgated by the Department of Human Resources, shall become possessed of any income or resources in excess of that owned or being received at the date of the application, it shall be the duty of the recipient immediately to notify the county department of the facts in the case. The county department, upon the notification or upon otherwise learning the facts, shall, after investigation, continue, reduce or cancel the amount of the grant as the facts may warrant. Its action in this respect shall be subject to appeal and review as provided in this chapter. For the purposes of this section, where aid to dependent children is the form of public assistance involved, the near relative, as defined in the Federal Social Security Act, shall report the acquisition of income and resources.

(b) Notwithstanding this Section or Section 38-4-2 or Section 38-11A-2, TANF cash assistance and eligibility requirements shall conform with federal eligibility requirement standards as provided for in Title IV, Part A, of the Social Security Act.

(Acts 1951, No. 703, p. 1211, §16; Act 2014-425, §§1, 2.)