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GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Administration

Employment and Economic Development Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 116J.401

Human services boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.17, 2012 256D.19

Local social services agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.17, 2012 256D.19, 2012 393.07

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.04

Amount

Emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Appeals

Denial of other maintenance benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045, 2012 256.0451

Applicants

Appeals, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045, 2012 256.0451

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.01

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.029

Immigration status, verification and reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Interim assistance authorization agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Notice received, weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 256D.024, 2012 256D.05, 2012 256G.03

Statements, verification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Applications

Concurrent with MFIP applications, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.09

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07

Pending, residency requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Assistance units, see Recipients under this topic

Benefits

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 16D.16

Denial of other maintenance benefits, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Electronic (EBT) transfer

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.77

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.9862

Overpayments, ATM errors, recovery of funds, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Prohibited purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.987, 2012 256.9871

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Terminals in or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.9831

Exemption from creditors' remedies, Minn. Statutes 2012 571.925

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Warrants for payment, restrictive endorsements, cashing or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.9831

Centralized disbursement system, see under HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Chemical dependency treatment services

Eligibility, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 254B.04

Generally, see Treatment under CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT PERSONS

Medical expenses, spend down, Minn. Statutes 2012 254B.04

Claims

Assignment of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Children, transfer of custody, Minn. Statutes 2012 260B.331, 2012 260C.331

Claims against estates

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.16

Liability for spouses, Minn. Statutes 2012 519.05

Third party health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.017, 2012 256.935, 2012 256J.01

County of financial responsibility, see under COUNTIES

Data processing procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.17

Definitions

Employment and economic development law, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 290A.03

Disregards

Displaced homemakers, stipends, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.96

Earned income disregard, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Earned income savings accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Single adults living with parent, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Electronic benefits transfer, see Benefits under this topic

Eligibility

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05, 2012 256D.09

Children, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.98, 2012 256.987, 2012 256D.05

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.029

Emergency general assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01, 2012 256D.045 to 2012 256D.06

Exclusion from resources, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.08

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024, 2012 256D.425, 2012 609B.425

Food stamp households, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.0515

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Income, see same under this topic

Public assistance reporting information system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Residence, see Applicants under this topic

Residents, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.08

Severability of law, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Emergency general assistance

Application, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07, 2012 256J.09

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01, 2012 256D.045 to 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.08

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 256D.09

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Reduction, termination, or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.08

Supplemental aid recipients, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.46

Employment and training services, Employment and Economic Development Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 116J.401, 2012 116L.86

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045, 2012 256.0451

Family general assistance

Applicants, see same under this topic

Recipients, see same under this topic

Federal aid

Disbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.77

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.77, 2012 245.97

Federal disability benefits, advocacy, support services, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Form of payment

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Representative payees, benefits defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Funding

Counties, total government fund expenditures, reduction, Minn. Statutes 2012 275.065

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.77, 2012 245.97, 2012 256D.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 261.063

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.04

General Assistance Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01 to 2012 256D.21

General assistance medical care, see GENERAL ASSISTANCE MEDICAL CARE

Grant diversion program, local service providers, certification and decertification, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.871

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Hearings

Administrative fraud disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.046

Applicants or recipients, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045, 2012 256.0451

Disqualification, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.98

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045

Human services aids, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.04

Income maintenance and support services, general assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.19

Income

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.143, 2012 550.37, 2012 570.025, 2012 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 551.05

Calculation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 16D.16

Garnishment, exemption

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.37

Information about, in forms, Minn. Statutes 2012 571.72, 2012 571.912, 2012 571.932

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Nonrecurring lump-sum income, budgeting, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.0513

Integrated state-operated managed care systems for disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.693

Interagency agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.86

Lawsuits, applicant, false statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07

Liability, vendors, allowing access to medical records, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.04

Mental illness, persons with

Benefits assistance, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.4712

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Orders, judicial review, rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.10

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Payments to vendors

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05, 2012 256D.09

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.23

Payments

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.143, 2012 550.37, 2012 570.025, 2012 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 551.05

Compelling, writ of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.13

Defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2012 290A.03

Emergency assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07, 2012 256D.09

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 256D.09

Garnishment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.143, 2012 550.37, 2012 571.72, 2012 571.912, 2012 571.931, 2012 571.932

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Offsets, overpayments and underpayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Overpayments, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2012 16D.13, 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.09

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies, Minn. Statutes 2012 277.20, 2012 277.21

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09, 2012 256D.10

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.04

Termination or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01, 2012 256D.10

Time, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.07

Weekly payments and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Public assistance, general assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.19

Quality control/quality assurance

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.017, 2012 256.935, 2012 256J.01

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.017

Recipients

Agreements by, grant levels, voluntary reductions for overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Alcoholic persons, vendor payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05, 2012 256D.09

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045, 2012 256.0451, 2012 256D.06

Assistance units, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05, 2012 256D.09

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.01

Converting to Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03

Death, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.16

Employment, grant diversion program, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.871

Felony drug convictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Food stamp employment and training programs, participation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.051

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

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 62A.045, 2012 62A.046

Ill or incapacitated recipients, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Immunization reminders, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Income, see same under this topic

Interim assistance, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Legal noncitizens, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Legal settlement, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.97

Medical assistance benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Medicare, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Notice received

Combined hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.046

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.051

Overpayment, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.10

Vocational assessment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Parents of MFIP minor caregivers, financial responsibility, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.396

Payments by, overpayments, return, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Personal data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.46

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Random drug screening, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Random drug testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 256I.03

Residence, verification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.05

Screening, federal benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.06

Social Security numbers, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.045

State-approved alternative programs (K-12), eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 123A.06

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Telephone assistance, see TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Recovery of money

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.019

County agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2012 16D.13, 2012 256D.06, 2012 256D.09

Relative's responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.15

Reports about

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.04

Residence requirements, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 256I.03

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2012 256G.03, 2012 256G.07

Sanctions, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.98

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.01

State aid, payment to local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.03, 2012 256D.04

Supplemental aid, see SUPPLEMENTAL AID

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.23

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.01

Unitary Residence and Financial Responsibility Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 256G.01

Violations and penalties

Applicants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024, 2012 256D.07

Drug offenses, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024

Fleeing felons, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Probation, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024

Recipients, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.09

Supervised release, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.024

Waivers

Applicants, residence requirements, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.98

Residence requirements, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Writs of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.13