28-7A-3 Adoption of rules.
Adoption of rules.
The department may adopt such rules as may be necessary and
desirable to implement the provisions of this chapter. The department may adopt rules to regulate:
Assistance eligibility qualifications, application procedure, and assistance level;
Employability assessment, work activities, and supportive services;
Conditions of continued eligibility, eligibility time limits, eligibility recertification
periods, and exemptions;
Program participation requirements, criteria for disqualification, and good cause
Disqualification for intentional program violation or failure to comply with program
Benefit recovery and recoupment policies and procedures;
Methods of distribution and payment of moneys appropriated by the Legislature or
received from the federal government for the granting of temporary assistance for needy
Development of applications, reports, and other forms;
Enforcement of child support obligations including distribution of collections, cooperative
agreements with courts and law enforcement officials, and such other rules as may be
found necessary or desirable to qualify for federal financial participation;
Collection, audit, and reporting of facts and statistics relating to the field of public
Compliance with federal reporting and documentation requirements necessary to qualify
for federal funds;
Such other rules and standards of operation and administration within the mandate of this
chapter as may be necessary or desirable to qualify for federal financial participation.
The rules shall be adopted in accordance with chapter 1-26 and shall be consistent with this
Source: SL 1997, ch 166, § 4.