WAC 388-450-0120

Effective November 1, 2011

WAC 388-450-0120 Does the department allocate the income of financially responsible parents to a pregnant or parenting minor?

This section applies to TANF/SFA, RCA and PWA programs. 

The income of nonapplying financially responsible parent(s) of a pregnant or parenting minor is countable to meet the needs of the minor and the child(ren) after the income is reduced by the following:

  1. A ninety dollar work expense from the financially responsible parent's gross income from employment;

  2. An amount not to exceed the department's standard of need for:

    1. The financially responsible parent and dependent living in the home who are not applying for or receiving cash benefits and not a disqualified individual; and

    2. Court or administratively ordered current or back support for legal dependents.

  3. Spousal maintenance payments made to meet the needs of individuals not living in the home.

This is a reprint of the official rule as published by the Office of the Code Reviser. If there are previous versions of this rule, they can be found using the Legislative Search page.