461-120-0010 Effective 07/01/17
- To be eligible for benefits, an individual must be a resident of Oregon.
- Except as provided otherwise in OAR 461-120-0030 and this rule, an individual is a resident of Oregon if the individual lives in Oregon.
- There is no minimum amount of time an individual must live in Oregon to be a resident. However, the individual must intend to remain in Oregon except in the following situations:
- EA may be issued to help an individual return to a former state of residence.
- In the OSIPM, QMB, and REFM programs, when an individual is presumed incapable of forming an intent to reside under OAR 461-120-0050.
- In the OSIPM, QMB, REF, and TANF programs, an individual is considered a resident if the individual entered Oregon with a job commitment or looking for work, and is not receiving benefits from another state.
- The SNAP program does not require intent to remain to establish residency.
- In the TA-DVS program, to the extent permitted under OAR 461-135-1200.
- An individual is not a resident if the individual is in Oregon solely for a vacation.
- An individual continues to be a resident of Oregon during a temporary period of absence if the individual intends to return when the purpose of the absence is completed; and, in the TANF program, the individual remains in the household group under OAR 461-110-0210.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.010, 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.117, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 413.085, 414.025, 414.033, 414.685, 414.826, 414.839