60BB-10.003: Participant Eligibility Requirements
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The rule amendment set forth in this Notice of Proposed Rule enables low-income youth to participate in TANF-funded subsidized employment opportunities. Subsidized employment provides valuable skills and work experience for young people, and serves as a stepping stone to unsubsidized employment.
SUMMARY: The rule amendment expands participant eligibility to include minor children in the family of an individual who has been determined eligible to participate in the subsidized employment program.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: The agency has determined that this rule will not have an impact on small business.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 445.004(5)(c) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 445.004, 445.024(1)(b), 445.024(1)(c) FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: October 1, 2010, 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Agency for Workforce Innovation, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4128, Conference Room 114 or Dial – 1(888)808-6959; Enter pass code – 6724792 #
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: James Landsberg, Deputy General Counsel, Agency for Workforce Innovation, Office of General Counsel, 107 East Madison Street, MSC #110, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4128.
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
60BB-10.003 Participant Eligibility Requirements.
To be eligible for consideration for participation in the TANF subsidized employment project, the individual must:
(1) Be a TANF participant currently receiving temporary cash assistance who is available for immediate employment, or
(2) Be an applicant for temporary cash assistance who has been determined eligible for TANF funded cash assistance, or
(3) Be an individual who meets the following requirements:
(a) Have a gross family income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, as established annually by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, for the 30 days preceding application to participate in the program;
(b) Be a United States citizen or qualified non-citizen defined in Section 414.095(3), F.S.;
(c) Be a legal resident of the State of Florida;
(d) Be a pregnant woman, or a parent or caretaker relative of an unmarried dependent child under age 18, or a full time student in a secondary school or equivalent level of career training who is under the age of 19 and who resides in the home; and
(e) Provide a social security number or proof of application for a social security number, or
(4) Be a minor child in the family of an individual determined eligible under one of the criteria specified above who is under age 18, or under age 19 if a full time student in a secondary school or equivalent level of career training, is of legal age to engage in work (at least 14 years of age), is not married or divorced, and resides in the home.
Rulemaking Authority 445.004(5)(c) FS. Law Implemented 445.004, 445.024(1)(b), 445.024(1)(c) FS. History–New 5-26-10, Amended ________.