Department of Human Services

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Disqualification of an individual shall be applied for the appropriate time period. To become exempt from the disqualification, the member must meet one of the following exemptions:


1.   becomes subject to and complies with a work registration requirement under Cash Assistance or Unemployment Compensation;

2.   becomes a parent or other member of a household with responsibility for a dependent child under six or for an incapacitated person;

3.   becomes a student enrolled at least half-time in any recognized school, training program or institution of higher education;

4.   becomes a regular participant in a drug addiction or alcoholic treatment and rehabilitation program;

5.      becomes employed a minimum of 30 hours per week or receives weekly earnings which will equal the minimum hourly wage rate multiplied by 30 hours; or

6.      is between the ages of sixteen and eighteen who is not head of a household or who is attending school or enrolled in an employment training program at least half-time.


When an individual becomes exempt, the individual who meets other eligibility requirements is once again eligible for Food Stamps, regardless of whether the minimum disqualification period has been served.


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