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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 high school equivalency certificate program must participate in educational activities leading to the attainment of a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate.
(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:
(a) Been emancipated by a court; or
(b) 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 388-450-0115 when determining the eligibility and benefit level of the minor parent's child.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.08A.250, and 2013 c 39. WSR 13-24-043, § 388-486-0010, filed 11/26/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-486-0010, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]
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