461-110-0330  Effective 04/01/18
Filing Group; TANF

In the TANF program:

  1. A filing group must include a dependent child (see OAR 461-001-0000) or unborn child, and the following household group (see OAR 461-110-0210) members (even if the member is not an applicant or does not meet nonfinancial eligibility (see OAR 461-001-0000) requirements):

    1. Each parent (see OAR 461-001-0000) of a dependent child in the filing group.

    2. Each parent of an unborn child in the filing group.

    3. Each sibling (see OAR 461-001-0000) of a dependent child in the filing group, except as specified in sections (2) and (3) of this rule. The sibling must be less than 18 years of age, or 18 years of age and attending school full time.

    4. A caretaker relative (see OAR 461-001-0000) of the dependent child in the filing group, and the spouse (see OAR 461-001-0000) and each dependent child of the caretaker relative.

  2. A dependent child is not included in the filing group if the dependent child --

    1. Is or will be receiving foster care payments (see OAR 461-145-0200);

    2. Is receiving adoption assistance (see OAR 461-145-0001); or

    3. Is receiving Title IV-E subsidized guardianship assistance payments (see OAR 461-145-0200).

  3. A parent of a minor parent (see OAR 461-001-0000) is not in the filing group of the minor parent if:

    1. The minor parent does not reside with that parent; or

    2. The parent of the minor parent is in the household group of the minor parent but is not applying for the TANF program for the minor parent or any sibling of the minor parent.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.049, 412.064, 412.124
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.010, 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.049, 412.064, 45 CFR 261.10, 45 CFR 263.2

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