Previous Rules


461-175-0210     Effective 10/01/22
Notice Situation; Individual Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. In all programs except the SNAP program, to end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon and no longer meets residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the GA program:

      1. No decision notice is required to end housing assistance payments.
      2. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice to end Personal Incidental Fund and utility assistance payments.
    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270) and JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. In the GA, OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB programs,

    1. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits.
    2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address and the individual's whereabouts remain unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending a basic decision notice.
  3. In the SNAP program and for JPI --

    1. When the filing group is participating in the Change Report System (CRS) and:

      1. Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, or with an Oregon address not yet reported to ODHS, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to meet residence and shelter cost reporting requirements under OAR 461-170-0011. If the information is not provided, the Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice.

      2. Department mail or benefits have been returned with an address outside of Oregon, no decision notice is required to end benefits.

    2. When the filing group is participating in the Simplified Reporting System (SRS) or Transitional Benefit Alternative (TBA),

      1. The Department shall not end SNAP program benefits when Department mail or benefits have been returned.

      2. The Department shall end benefits when the head of household (see OAR 461-001-0015) reports they moved out of Oregon and no longer meet residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, or when they are applying for benefits in another state. No decision notice is required.

    3. For JPI, notwithstanding any provision in this section and regardless of reporting system, no decision notice is required.
  4. Effective June 15, 2022, in the ERDC, REF, TA-DVS, and TANF programs –

    1. The Department shall not end program benefits due to return of Department mail or benefits. This includes when there is no forwarding address and the individual’s whereabouts remain unknown.
    2. In the REF and TANF Programs,

      1. When an individual’s whereabouts become unknown based on information other then return mail and the source of the information is another governmental agency; a private, non-profit agency; or first-hand knowledge of an ODHS staff member learned from the course of business, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to make their whereabouts known. If the information is not provided, the Department shall end benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

        1. Except for Employment Payments, a timely continuing benefit decision notice.
        2. For Employment Payments, no decision notice is required.
      2. The Department shall give an individual the benefits that were returned if their whereabouts become known within 12 calendar months after issuance.
  5. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when benefits may be sent out of Oregon.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210     Temporary Effective 06/27/22 through 09/30/22
Notice Situation; Individual Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. In all programs except the SNAP program, to end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon and no longer meets residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the GA program:

      1. No decision notice is required to end housing assistance payments.
      2. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice to end Personal Incidental Fund and utility assistance payments.
    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270) and JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. In the GA, OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB programs,
    1. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits.
    2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address and the individual's whereabouts remain unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending a basic decision notice.
  3. In the SNAP program and for JPI --

    1. When the filing group is participating in the Change Report System (CRS) and:

      1. Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, or with an Oregon address not yet reported to ODHS, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to meet residence and shelter cost reporting requirements under OAR 461-170-0011. If the information is not provided, the Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice.

      2. Department mail or benefits have been returned with an address outside of Oregon, no decision notice is required to end benefits.

    2. When the filing group is participating in the Simplified Reporting System (SRS) or Transitional Benefit Alternative (TBA),

      1. The Department shall not end SNAP program benefits when Department mail or benefits have been returned.

      2. The Department shall end benefits when the head of household (see OAR 461-001-0015) reports they moved out of Oregon and no longer meet residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, or when they are applying for benefits in another state. No decision notice is required.

    3. For JPI, notwithstanding any provision in this section and regardless of reporting system, no decision notice is required.
  4. In the ERDC, REF, TA-DVS, and TANF programs, and effective June 15, 2022 –

    1. The Department shall not end program benefits due to return of Department mail or benefits. This includes when there is no forwarding address and the individual’s whereabouts remain unknown.
    2. In the REF and TANF programs, the Department shall give an individual the benefits that were returned if their whereabouts become known within 12 calendar months after issuance.
    3. In the REF and TANF Programs, when an individual’s whereabouts become unknown based on information other then return mail and the source of the information is another governmental agency; a private, non-profit agency; or first-hand knowledge of an ODHS staff member learned from the course of business, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to make their whereabouts known. If the information is not provided, the Department shall end benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

      1. Except for Employment Payments, a timely continuing benefit decision notice.
      2. For Employment Payments, no decision notice is required.
  5. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when benefits may be sent out of Oregon.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210     Effective 10/01/21
Notice Situation; Individual Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. In all programs except the SNAP program, to end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon and no longer meets residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the GA program:

      1. No decision notice is required to end housing assistance payments.
      2. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice to end Personal Incidental Fund and utility assistance payments.
    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270) and JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. In all programs except the SNAP and TA-DVS programs, if Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits.

  3. In all programs except the SNAP and TA-DVS programs, if Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, and the individual's whereabouts remain unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments and JPI, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments and JPI, no decision notice is required.

  4. In the SNAP program,

    1. When the filing group is participating in the Change Report System (CRS) and:

      1. Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, or with an Oregon address not yet reported to ODHS, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to meet residence and shelter cost reporting requirements under OAR 461-170-0011. If the information is not provided, the Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice.

      2. Department mail or benefits have been returned with an address outside of Oregon, no decision notice is required to end benefits.

    2. When the filing group is participating in the Simplified Reporting System (SRS) or Transitional Benefit Alternative (TBA),

      1. The Department shall not end SNAP program benefits when Department mail or benefits have been returned.

      2. The Department shall end benefits when the head of household (see OAR 461-001-0015) reports they moved out of Oregon and no longer meet residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, or when they are applying for benefits in another state. No decision notice is required.

  5. In the TA-DVS program, the Department shall not end benefits when Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address and the individual's whereabouts remain unknown.

  6. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when benefits may be sent out of Oregon.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210     Temporary Effective 07/01/21 through 09/30/21
Notice Situation; Individual Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. In all programs except the SNAP program, to end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon and no longer meets residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the GA program:

      1. No decision notice is required to end housing assistance payments.
      2. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice to end Personal Incidental Fund and utility assistance payments.
    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270) and JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. In all programs except the SNAP program, if Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits.

  3. In all programs except the SNAP program, if Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, and the individual's whereabouts remain unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments and JPI, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments and JPI, no decision notice is required.

  4. In the SNAP program,

    1. When the filing group is participating in the Change Report System (CRS) and:

      1. Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, or with an Oregon address not yet reported to ODHS, the Department shall allow the filing group 10 days to meet residence and shelter cost reporting requirements under OAR 461-170-0011. If the information is not provided, the Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice.

      2. Department mail or benefits have been returned with an address outside of Oregon, no decision notice is required to end benefits.

    2. When the filing group is participating in the Simplified Reporting System (SRS) or Transitional Benefit Alternative (TBA),

      1. The Department shall not end SNAP program benefits when Department mail or benefits have been returned.

      2. The Department shall end benefits when the head of household (see OAR 461-001-0015) reports they moved out of Oregon and no longer meet residency requirements under OAR 461-120-0010, or when they are applying for benefits in another state. No decision notice is required.



  5. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when benefits may be sent out of Oregon.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Effective 01/01/18
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the GA program:

      1. No decision notice is required to end housing assistance payments.
      2. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice to end Personal Incidental Fund and utility assistance payments.
    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270), JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits may be sent out of Oregon. If the individual's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Stats. Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Effective 09/01/16
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270), JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits may be sent out of Oregon. If the individual's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Temporary Effective 07/01/16 through 08/31/16
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270), JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits may be sent out of Oregon. If the individual's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Effective 04/01/16
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270), JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits may be sent out of Oregon. If the individual's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. Except for Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. For Employment Payments, JPI, and the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Effective 04/01/15
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits for an individual who has moved out of Oregon, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to the individual who has moved out of Oregon.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the individual becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the JPI and SNAP programs, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the individual the benefits if the individual's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits may be sent out of Oregon. If the individual's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the JPI and SNAP programs, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the JPI and SNAP programs, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049


461-175-0210    Temporary Effective 11/14/14 through 03/31/15
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP and JPI programs, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP and JPI programs, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP and JPI programs, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 01/01/14
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Temporary Effective 10/03/13 through 12/31/13
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Temporary Effective 10/01/13 through 10/02/13
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, GA, GAM, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, for cases in the CRS reporting system, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 06/30/12
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, EXT, GA, GAM, MAA, MAF, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, SAC, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, for cases in the CRS reporting system, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 01/01/12 through 06/29/12
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, EXT, GA, GAM, MAA, MAF, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, SAC, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, for cases in the CRS reporting system, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.404, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 10/01/10
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, the Department sends the following decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000):

    1. In the ERDC, EXT, GA, GAM, MAA, MAF, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, SAC, and TANF programs:

      1. The Department sends a timely continuing benefit decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) to clients who have moved out of state.

      2. The Department sends a basic decision notice (see OAR 461-001-0000) if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, the Department gives the client the benefits if the client's whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, the Department ends benefits by sending the following decision notice to their last known address:

    1. In all programs except the SNAP program, a basic decision notice.

    2. In the SNAP program, no decision notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.095, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 01/01/10 - Technical Amendment
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, send the following notice:

    1. For ERDC, EXT, GA, GAM, MAA, MAF, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, SAC, and TANF:

      1. Send a timely continuing benefit decision notice to clients who have moved out of state. For clients in MRS, send a continuing benefit decision notice if the move is reported in the Monthly Change Report.

      2. Send a basic decision notice if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For SNAP, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, give clients their benefits if their whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when SNAP benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, end benefits by sending the following notice to their last known address:

    1. For all programs except SNAP, a basic decision notice.

    2. For SNAP, no notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.816
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816


461-175-0210    Effective 01/01/05
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, send the following notice:

    1. For ERDC, EXT, GA, GAM, MAA, MAF, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF, REFM, SAC, and TANF:

      1. Send a timely continuing benefit decision notice to clients who have moved out of state. For clients in MRS, send a continuing benefit decision notice if the move is reported in the Monthly Change Report.

      2. Send a basic decision notice if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For FS, no decision notice is required if the Department determines that the benefit group has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Department mail or benefits have been returned with no forwarding address, give clients their benefits if their whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See OAR 461-165-0130 for when FS benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, end benefits by sending the following notice to their last known address:

    1. For all programs except FS, a basic decision notice.

    2. For FS, no notice is required.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060


461-175-0210
Notice Situation; Client Moved or Whereabouts Unknown

  1. To end benefits if a client has moved out of state, send the following notice:

    1. For ADC, ADCM, ERDC, GA, GAM, OHP, OSIP, OSIPM, QMB, REF and REFM:

      1. Send a timely continuing benefit decision notice to clients who have moved out of state. For clients in MRS, send a continuing benefit decision notice if the move is reported in the Monthly Change Report.

      2. Send a basic decision notice if the client becomes eligible for benefits in another state.

    2. For FS, no decision notice is required if the Division determines that the benefit group has moved out of Oregon.

  2. If Division mail has been returned with no forwarding address, give clients their benefits if their whereabouts become known during the period covered by the returned benefits. See rule 461-165-0130 for when FS benefits can be sent out of state. If the client's whereabouts are unknown, end benefits by sending the following notice to their last known address:

    1. For all programs except FS, a basic decision notice.

    2. For FS, no notice is required.

  3. If a client fails to pick up branch-held FS benefits for two consecutive months, end benefits by sending a basic decision notice.