Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-180-0100
Effective Dates; Eligibility Following Closure


The new effective date of eligibility following closure of benefits or following the end of a certification period is determined as follows:

(1)

In the SNAP program, see OAR 461 115 0450.

(2)

In the ERDC program, eligibility starts the first day of the month of the date of request.

(3)

In the REF and TANF programs:

(a)

Eligibility starts on the date provided by OAR 461-180-0070 (Effective Dates; Initial Month Benefits) for REF and TANF unless the client meets the requirements of subsection (b) of this section.

(b)

Eligibility starts the first day of the month following closure if:

(A)

The client contacts the Department during the month of closure; and

(B)

Submits to the Department a complete application not later than the end of the month following closure.

(4)

In all programs other than the ERDC, REF, SNAP, and TANF programs:

(a)

If the client completes the application process within the applicable time period described in chapter 461 of the Oregon Administrative Rules, eligibility starts on the first day of the month following closure if the filing group meets all eligibility requirements on that date and if:

(A)

The filing group established a date of request (see OAR 461-115-0030 (Date of Request)) prior to closure; or

(B)

The Department initiated a redetermination of eligibility prior to closure.

(b)

If the client does not complete the application process within the time period described in chapter 461 of the Oregon Administrative Rules, the determination of an effective date requires a new date of request.
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