WAC 388-486-0010

Effective September 1, 1998

WAC 388-486-0010 Unmarried pregnant or parenting minors - Required school attendance

  1. This rule affects only the minor's eligibility for cash assistance. It does not affect the eligibility of the minor parent's child for a cash grant. 

  2. To be eligible for TANF or SFA, an unmarried pregnant or parenting minor who has not completed high school or a general education development (GED) certificate program must participate in educational activities leading to the attainment of a high school diploma or GED.

  3. The minor must meet the standard for satisfactory attendance set by the school or program in which the minor is enrolled.

  4. An unmarried minor is exempt from this rule if the minor has:

    1. Been emancipated by a court; or

    2. A child who is less than twelve weeks old.

  5. The income of a minor parent found ineligible under this section is treated according to WAC 388-450-0100 and WAC 388-450-0115 when determining the eligibility and benefit level of the minor parent's child.

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.