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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Penalties for Spending ...
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22VAC40-295-145

22VAC40-295-145. Sanctions for violating spending restrictions.

Local departments of social services shall be authorized to sanction recipients of TANF by the full amount of the TANF grant for violating the TANF spending restrictions in ยง 63.2-621 of the Code of Virginia, as follows:

1. For the first offense, the full amount of TANF benefits for the family shall be suspended for one calendar month.

2. For the second offense, the full amount of TANF benefits for the family shall be suspended for three calendar months.

3. For the third offense, or subsequent offenses, the full amount of TANF benefits for the family shall be suspended for six calendar months.