To be eligible for general assistance under sections 256D.01 to 256D.21, an individual must provide the individual's Social Security number to the county agency or submit proof that an application has been made. An individual who refuses to provide a Social Security number because of a well-established religious objection as described in Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section 435.910, may be eligible for general assistance medical care under section 256D.03. The provisions of this section do not apply to the determination of eligibility for emergency general assistance under section 256D.06, subdivision 2. This provision applies to eligible children under the age of 18 effective July 1, 1997.
NOTE: The amendment to this section by Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 54, is effective August 1, 2007, or upon HealthMatch implementation, whichever is later. Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 54, the effective date.
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