461-120-0110    Effective 12/01/23
Citizenship and Noncitizen Status Requirements

  1. Except as provided in sections (4) and (5) of this rule, in all programs except the OSIPM-Healthier Oregon, REF, and REFM programs, to be a member of a benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) an individual must meet the requirements of at least one of the following subsections:

    1. Be a citizen of the United States. Members or citizens of federally-recognized, sovereign American Indian and Alaska Native nations or tribes as defined in section (4)(e) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Act (25 U.S.C. 450b(e)), are members or citizens of their sovereign nation or tribe and citizens of the United States.

    2. Meet the noncitizen status requirements in OAR 461-120-0125.

    3. Be a citizen of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands or Saipan, Tinian, Rota or Pagan of the Northern Mariana Islands.

    4. Be a national from American Samoa or Swains Islands.

  2. In OSIPM-Healthier Oregon, to be a member of the benefit group an individual must meet the eligibility requirements of OAR 461-135-1080.

  3. In the REF and REFM programs, to be a member of the need group and the benefit group an individual must meet the noncitizen status requirements of OAR 461-120-0125.

  4. In the TA-DVS program, a survivor of domestic violence (see OAR 461-001-0000) is not subject to section (1) of this rule when OAR 461-135-1200 applies.
  5. In the TANF program, a survivor of domestic violence is not subject to section (1) of this rule when the individual is at risk of further or future domestic violence.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 412.124
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.117, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.006, 412.014, 412.049, 412.124, 414.231

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