Title: Section 359.1 - Definitions.

359.1 Definitions. (a) Intentional program violation in the public assistance programs (public assistance-IPV) means the commission of one or more acts in violation of standards for the public assistance programs described in section 359.3(a) of this Part.

(b) Intentional program violation in the Food Stamp program (FS-IPV) means the commission of one or more acts in violation of standards for the Food Stamp program described in subdivision (c) of section 359.3 of this Part.

(c) Administrative disqualification hearing means a hearing scheduled by the office, at the request of a social services district, upon the submission by the district of sufficient documentary evidence to establish that an individual has committed one or more acts in violation of program standards described in section 359.3 of this Part.

(d) Waiver of administrative disqualification hearing means an election of an individual, in compliance with the provisions of section 359.8 of this Part, to accept the imposition of an appropriate penalty contained in section 359.9 of this Part without a hearing.

(e) Disqualification consent agreement (DCA) means a document signed by an accused individual in which an individual or any caretaker relative or head of household admits to committing an intentional program violation and consents, as described in subdivision (b) of section 359.4 of this Part, to the imposition of an appropriate disqualification penalty, as set forth in section 359.9 of this Part, without a trial.

(f) Caretaker relative means a parent or other relative, as defined in section 369.1 of this Title, with whom a child eligible for ADC is living.

(g) Head of household means a person as defined in section 387.1(t) of this Title.

(h) For the purposes of this Part, office means the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

 

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