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GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Administration

Employment and Economic Development Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 116J.401

Human services boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.17, 2009 256D.19

Local social services agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.17, 2009 256D.19, 2009 393.07

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.04

Amount

Emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Appeals

Denial of other maintenance benefits, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045, 2009 256.0451

Applicants

Appeals, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045, 2009 256.0451

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.01

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.029

Immigration status, verification and reporting, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Interim assistance authorization agreements, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Notice received, weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.14

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02, 2009 256D.024, 2009 256D.05, 2009 256G.03

Statements, verification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.14

Applications

Concurrent with MFIP applications, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.09

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07

Pending, residency requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Assistance units, see Recipients under this topic

Benefits

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 16D.16

Denial of other maintenance benefits, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Electronic (EBS) transfer

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.77

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.9862

Overpayments, ATM errors, recovery of funds, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Terminals in or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.9831

Exemption from creditors' remedies, Minn. Statutes 2009 571.925

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Warrants for payment, restrictive endorsements, cashing or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.9831

Centralized disbursement system, see under HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Chemical dependency treatment services

Eligibility, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 254B.04

Generally, see Treatment under CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT PERSONS

Medical expenses, spend down, Minn. Statutes 2009 254B.04

Claims

Assignment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Children, transfer of custody, Minn. Statutes 2009 260B.331, 2009 260C.331

Claims against estates

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.16

Liability for spouses, Minn. Statutes 2009 519.05

Third party health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.017, 2009 256.935, 2009 256J.01

County of financial responsibility, see under COUNTIES

Data processing procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.17

Definitions

Employment and economic development law, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 290A.03

Disregards

Displaced homemakers, stipends, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.96

Earned income disregard, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Earned income savings accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Single adults living with parent, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Electronic benefits transfer, see Benefits under this topic

Eligibility

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05, 2009 256D.09

Children, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.98, 2009 256D.05

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.029

Emergency general assistance, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01, 2009 256D.045 to 2009 256D.06

Exclusion from resources, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.08

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024, 2009 256D.425, 2009 609B.425

Food stamp households, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.0515

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Income, see same under this topic

Public assistance reporting information system, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Residence, see Applicants under this topic

Residents, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.08

Severability of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Emergency general assistance

Application, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07, 2009 256J.09

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01, 2009 256D.045 to 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.08

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02, 2009 256D.09

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Reduction, termination, or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.08

Employment and training services, Employment and Economic Development Department, Minn. Statutes 2009 116J.401, 2009 116L.86

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.14

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045, 2009 256.0451

Family general assistance

Applicants, see same under this topic

Recipients, see same under this topic

Federal aid

Disbursement, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.77

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.77, 2009 245.97

Federal disability benefits, advocacy, support services, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Form of payment

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Representative payees, benefits defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Funding

Counties, total government fund expenditures, reduction, Minn. Statutes 2009 275.065

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.77, 2009 245.97, 2009 256D.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 261.063

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.04

General Assistance Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01 to 2009 256D.21

General assistance medical care, see GENERAL ASSISTANCE MEDICAL CARE

Grant diversion program, local service providers

Certification and decertification, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.871

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Hearings

Administrative fraud disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.046

Applicants or recipients, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045, 2009 256.0451

Disqualification, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.98

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045

Human services aids, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.04

Income maintenance and support services

General assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.19

Income

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 550.143, 2009 550.37, 2009 570.025, 2009 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 551.05

Calculation, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 16D.16

Garnishment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 550.143, 2009 550.37, 2009 571.72, 2009 571.912, 2009 571.931, 2009 571.932

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Nonrecurring lump-sum income, budgeting, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.0513

Integrated state-operated managed care systems for disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.693

Interagency agreements, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.86

Lawsuits, applicant, false statements, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07

Liability, vendors, allowing access to medical records, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.04

Mental illness, persons with

Benefits assistance, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.4712

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Orders, judicial review, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.10

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Payments to vendors

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05, 2009 256D.09

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.23

Payments

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 550.143, 2009 550.37, 2009 570.025, 2009 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 551.05

Compelling, writ of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.13

Defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2009 290A.03

Emergency assistance, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07, 2009 256D.09

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02, 2009 256D.09

Garnishment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 550.143, 2009 550.37, 2009 571.72, 2009 571.912, 2009 571.931, 2009 571.932

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Offsets, overpayments and underpayments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Overpayments, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2009 16D.13, 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.09

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies, Minn. Statutes 2009 277.20, 2009 277.21

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09, 2009 256D.10

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.04

Termination or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.10

Time, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.07

Weekly payments and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Public assistance, general assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.19

Quality control/quality assurance

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.017, 2009 256.935, 2009 256J.01

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.017

Recipients

Agreements by, grant levels, voluntary reductions for overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Alcoholic persons, vendor payments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05, 2009 256D.09

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.045, 2009 256.0451, 2009 256D.06

Assistance units, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05, 2009 256D.09

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.01

Converting to Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Death, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.16

Employment, grant diversion program, Minn. Statutes 2009 116L.871

Food stamp employment and training programs, participation, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.051

General assistance medical care, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03

Graduation incentives program, see under SCHOOLS (K-12)

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2009 62A.045, 2009 62A.046

Ill or incapacitated recipients, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Immunization reminders, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Income, see same under this topic

Interim assistance, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Legal noncitizens, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Legal settlement, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.97

Medical assistance benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Medicare, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Notice received

Combined hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.046

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.051

Overpayment, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.10

Vocational assessment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Parents of MFIP minor caregivers, financial responsibility, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.396

Payments by, overpayments, return, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Personal data, Minn. Statutes 2009 13.46

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.14

Random drug testing, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02, 2009 256I.03

Residence, verification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.05

Screening, federal benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.06

Social Security numbers, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.045

State-approved alternative programs (K-12), eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 123A.06

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.14

Telephone assistance, see TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Recovery of money

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.019

County agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.01

Overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2009 16D.13, 2009 256D.06, 2009 256D.09

Relative's responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.15

Reports about

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.04

Residence requirements, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02, 2009 256I.03

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2009 256G.03, 2009 256G.07

Sanctions, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.98

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.01

State aid, payment to local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.03, 2009 256D.04

Supplemental aid, see SUPPLEMENTAL AID

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.23

Unitary Residence and Financial Responsibility Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 256G.01

Violations and penalties

Applicants, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024, 2009 256D.07

Drug offenses, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024

Fleeing felons, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Probation, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024

Recipients, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.09

Supervised release, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.024

Waivers

Applicants, residence requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.98

Residence requirements, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.02

Writs of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.13