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GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Administration

Employment and Economic Development Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 116J.401

Human services boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03, 2016 256D.17, 2016 256D.19

Local social services agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.17, 2016 256D.19, 2016 393.07

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.04

Amount

Emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06, 2016 256D.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Appeals

Denial of other maintenance benefits, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045, 2016 256.0451

Overpayments and underpayments, corrective payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.08

Applicants

Appeals, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045, 2016 256.0451

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2016 256J.01

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.029

Immigration status, verification and reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Interim assistance authorization agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Notice received, weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 270B.14

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02, 2016 256D.024, 2016 256D.05, 2016 256G.03

Statements, verification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 270B.14

Applications

Concurrent with MFIP applications, Minn. Statutes 2016 256J.09

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07

Income reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.07

Pending, residency requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Assistance units, see Recipients under this topic

Benefits

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 16D.16

Denial of other maintenance benefits, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Electronic (EBT) transfer

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256J.77

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.9862

Prohibited purchases, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.987, 2016 256.9871

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.09

Terminals in or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.9831

Exemption from creditors' remedies, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.925

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Warrants for payment, restrictive endorsements, cashing or near gambling establishments, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.9831

Cash assistance benefits, treatment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Centralized disbursement system, see under HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Chemical dependency treatment services

Eligibility, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 254B.04

Generally, see Treatment under CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT PERSONS

Medical expenses, spend down, Minn. Statutes 2016 254B.04

Claims

Children, transfer of custody, Minn. Statutes 2016 260B.331, 2016 260C.331

Claims against estates

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.16

Liability for spouses, Minn. Statutes 2016 519.05

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.017, 2016 256.935, 2016 256J.01

County of financial responsibility, see under COUNTIES

Data processing procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.17

Definitions

Employment and economic development law, Minn. Statutes 2016 116L.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 290A.03

Disregards

Displaced homemakers, stipends, Minn. Statutes 2016 116L.96

Earned income disregard, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.01, 2016 256P.03, 2016 256P.06

Single adults living with parent, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Electronic benefits transfer, see Benefits under this topic

Eligibility

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05, 2016 256D.09

Children, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.01

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.98, 2016 256.987, 2016 256D.05

Documentation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.04

Domestic violence waiver, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.029

Emergency general assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01, 2016 256D.045 to 2016 256D.06

Exclusion from resources, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024, 2016 256D.425, 2016 609B.425

Food stamp households, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.0515

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05, 2016 256D.08

Income, see same under this topic

Ineligibility, personal statement in lieu of documentation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Personal property limitation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.02

Public assistance reporting information system, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Recertification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.04

Residence, see Applicants under this topic

Residents, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Severability of law, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Uniform public assistance eligibility and verification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.08, 2016 256P.001 to 2016 256P.08

Verification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.04

Emergency general assistance

Application, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07, 2016 256J.09

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.09

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01, 2016 256D.045 to 2016 256D.06, 2016 256D.08

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02, 2016 256D.09

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Reduction, termination, or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06, 2016 256D.08

Employment and training services, Employment and Economic Development Department, Minn. Statutes 2016 116J.401, 2016 116L.86

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2016 270B.14

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045, 2016 256.0451

Family general assistance

Applicants, see same under this topic

Recipients, see same under this topic

Federal aid

Disbursement, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.04

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2016 245.97

Federal disability benefits, advocacy, support services, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Form of payment

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.09

Representative payees, benefits defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Funding

Counties, total government fund expenditures, reduction, Minn. Statutes 2016 275.065

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2016 245.97, 2016 256D.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2016 261.063

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03, 2016 256D.04

General Assistance Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01 to 2016 256D.21

General assistance medical care, see GENERAL ASSISTANCE MEDICAL CARE

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Hearings

Administrative fraud disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.046

Applicants or recipients, fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045, 2016 256.0451

Disqualification, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.98

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045

Human services aids, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.04

Income maintenance and support services, general assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 116L.19

Income

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.143, 2016 550.37, 2016 570.025, 2016 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 551.05

Calculations, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.06

Children, calculations, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Debts owed to state, setoff exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 16D.16

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02, 2016 256P.01

Garnishment, exemption

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.37

Information about, in forms, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.72, 2016 571.912, 2016 571.932

Reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.07

Self-employment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.05

Integrated state-operated managed care systems for disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 256B.693

Interagency agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 116L.86

Lawsuits, applicant, false statements, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03, 2016 256D.04

Mental illness, persons with

Benefits assistance, county boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 245.4712

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Orders, judicial review, rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.10

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Payments to vendors

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05, 2016 256D.09

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Pay-for-performance system, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.23

Payments

Attachment, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.143, 2016 550.37, 2016 570.025, 2016 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 551.05

Compelling, writ of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.13

Defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2016 290A.03

Emergency assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07, 2016 256D.09

Form of payment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02, 2016 256D.09

Garnishment, exemption

Garnishment of earnings, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.925

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.72

Levy on funds at financial institution, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.143, 2016 571.912

Prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.931, 2016 571.932

Monthly standard, division, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Overpayments, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2016 16D.13, 2016 256P.08

Payments to vendors, see same under this topic

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies, Minn. Statutes 2016 277.20, 2016 277.21

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.09, 2016 256D.10

State aid, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03, 2016 256D.04

Termination or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01, 2016 256D.10

Time, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.07

Underpayments, correction, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.08

Weekly payments and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Public assistance, general assistance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 116L.19

Quality control/quality assurance

Compliance system, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.017, 2016 256.935, 2016 256J.01

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.017

Recipients

Alcoholic persons, vendor payments, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05, 2016 256D.09

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045, 2016 256.0451, 2016 256D.06

Assistance units, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

Chemically dependent persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05, 2016 256D.09

Conversion to MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2016 256J.01

Converting to Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03

Death, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.16

Felony drug convictions, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Food stamp employment and training programs, participation, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.051

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

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Health and accident insurance, Minn. Statutes 2016 62A.045, 2016 62A.046

Ill or incapacitated recipients, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Immunization reminders, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Income, see same under this topic

Interim assistance, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Legal noncitizens, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Legal settlement, Minn. Statutes 2016 245.97

Medical assistance benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Medicare, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Notice received

Combined hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.046

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.051

Reduction, suspension, or termination of grants, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.10

Vocational assessment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Weekly assistance, claiming of need, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Parents of MFIP minor caregivers, financial responsibility, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 256J.396

Personal data, Minn. Statutes 2016 13.46

Persons without verified residences, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Property tax refund claims, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 270B.14

Random drug screening, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Random drug testing, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Residence, verification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.05

Screening, federal benefits, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.06

Social Security numbers, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.045

State-approved alternative programs (K-12), eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 123A.06

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 270B.14

Telephone assistance, see TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Recovery of money

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.019

County agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2016 16D.13

Relative's responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.15

Reports about

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.04

Residence requirements, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Representative payees, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2016 256G.03, 2016 256G.07

Sanctions, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.98

Self-employment income, treatment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256P.01, 2016 256P.05

Standards of assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.01

State aid, payment to local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.03, 2016 256D.04

Supplemental aid, see SUPPLEMENTAL AID

Temporary county assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.23

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.01

Unitary Residence and Financial Responsibility Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 256G.01

Violations and penalties

Applicants, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024, 2016 256D.07

Drug offenses, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024

Fleeing felons, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024

Fraud, see General assistance under WELFARE FRAUD

Probation, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024

Recipients, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.09

Supervised release, violations, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.024

Waivers

Applicants, residence requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.98

Residence requirements, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.02

Writs of mandamus, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.13