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256J.545 Family violence waiver criteria.

(a) In order to qualify for a family violence waiver, an individual must provide documentation of past or current family violence which may prevent the individual from participating in certain employment activities. A claim of family violence must be documented by the applicant or participant providing a sworn statement which is supported by collateral documentation.

(b) Collateral documentation may consist of:

(1) police, government agency, or court records;

(2) a statement from a battered women's shelter staff with knowledge of the circumstances or credible evidence that supports the sworn statement;

(3) a statement from a sexual assault or domestic violence advocate with knowledge of the circumstances or credible evidence that supports the sworn statement;

(4) a statement from professionals from whom the applicant or recipient has sought assistance for the abuse; or

(5) a sworn statement from any other individual with knowledge of circumstances or credible evidence that supports the sworn statement.

HIST: 1Sp2003 c 14 art 1 s 87