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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department For Aging And Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 80. Auxiliary Grants Program

22VAC30-80-15. Residency requirement.

A. Individuals applying for AG must have resided in Virginia voluntarily for a minimum of 90 days with the intent to remain.

1. Individuals applying for AG must submit a written statement of intent to remain in Virginia on a form provided by the department.

2. Individuals applying for AG also may be required to provide verification of Virginia residency using one of the following documents:

a. Postmarked letters;

b. Public utility records or credit accounts;

c. Voter registration records;

d. Home or apartment lease;

e. Real property records;

f. Medical bills; or

g. State or federal tax records.

B. Exceptions to the 90-day residency requirement.

1. Individuals who have moved to Virginia to join a close relative who has lived in Virginia for at least 90 days. A close relative is limited to the individual's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister, spouse, or child. The close relative shall furnish verification of kinship at the time of application using one of the following documents:

a. Birth certificate;

b. Proof of marriage; or

c. Notarized affidavit.

2. The close relative shall furnish proof of residency as specified in subdivision A 2 of this section.

C. Virginia locality of residence.

1. An individual who is a resident of Virginia shall apply for AG in the locality in which he resides.

2. The Virginia locality where the individual last resided prior to entering a Virginia-based institution, including but not limited to a nursing home, intermediate care facility, correctional facility, rehabilitation center, psychiatric facility, or medical facility, is the individual's place of residence for purposes of applying for AG.

Statutory Authority

§§ 51.5-131 and 51.5-160 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-25-15, derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 5, eff. December 5, 2012; renumbered as 22VAC30-80-15, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 2, eff. October 23, 2013.

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