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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 295. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

22VAC40-295-160. Availability of child care and sanctioning for failure to engage in work.

The local department of social services shall not sanction a single custodial parent caring for a child under age six for failure to engage in required work if he demonstrates an inability to obtain needed child care for one or more of the following reasons:

1. Appropriate child care within a reasonable distance from the home or under other arrangements is unavailable;

2. Informal child care by a relative or under other arrangements is unavailable or unsuitable; or

3. Appropriate and affordable formal child care arrangements are unavailable.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-217 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2004.

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