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[REPEALED] Earned Income Disregards/Student Earnings in the Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 290]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation requires the earned income of a dependent child who is a full-time student to be disregarded for a period of six months per calendar year in the first two steps of the elibibility determination process for assistance in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) Program. The first step of the eligibility determination process consists of screening total gross family income against 185 percent of the state's standard of need. In the second step, gross income of the family unit, minus the appropriate income disregards, is screened against 90 percent of the state's standard of need.
State Authority 63.1-25
Federal Authority Social Security Act, Section 402(a) (18) and 45 Code of Federal Regulations 233.20(a)(3)and (11)
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal 28 AFDC Regulations, that are being replaced by a new Comprehensive TANF Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2004.