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WAC 110-80-0190

Under what circumstances are benefits under the adoption support agreement suspended?

(1) The monthly cash payment may be suspended if:
(a) The department cannot establish that the:
(i) Parents are legally responsible for the support of the child; or
(ii) Child is receiving any support from the parents; and
(b) Department has provided notice to the parents of the department's determination under subsection (1)(a)(i) or (ii) of this section, and of its intent to suspend the monthly cash payment in thirty days, if the parent does not provide documentation within that time to refute the department's determination; and
(c) Parents fail to provide satisfactory documentation.
(2) If the parents provide satisfactory documentation of continued legal responsibility and financial support for the child, the payment may not be suspended. If the parents fail to provide satisfactory documentation, the department must send a notice stating the payment will be suspended. The parents have a right to request a hearing to challenge the suspension and must be provided notice of that right.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-80-0190, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: 42 U.S.C. § 671-675, RCW 26.33.340, 74.13A.020, 74.13A.030, 74.13A.040, 74.13A.045, 74.13A.047, 74.13A.060, 74.13A.075, 74.13A.085, 74.13A.100, 74.15.020 and 45 C.F.R. § 1356.40. WSR 18-14-008, § 388-27-0208, filed 6/21/18, effective 7/22/18.]
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