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256D.0512 FEDERAL WAIVER.

The commissioner shall exercise the authority granted by Public Law 104-193, title VIII, section 824, and request the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture to grant waivers of the federal food stamp work requirements of section 824, for every county and reservation in which:

(1) the county or reservation has an unemployment rate over ten percent; or

(2) the county or reservation does not have a sufficient number of jobs to provide employment for individuals.