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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)

22VAC40-295-40. Minor children who are absent from the home.

A child who is absent from the home for 60 consecutive days shall be ineligible for TANF, unless the absence is due to a good cause. When a child is placed in foster care, the period of temporary absence for purposes of TANF and TANF maintenance of effort shall not exceed 180 days unless a local department of social services determines that return of the child to the home would pose an unnecessary risk to the child's health, safety, or well-being and that a longer period of temporary absence is warranted.

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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