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WAC 388-460-0020

Who is a protective payee?

(1) A protective payee is a person or an employee of an agency who manages client cash benefits to provide for basic needs - Housing, utilities, clothing, child care, and food. They may also provide services such as training clients how to manage money.
(2) Clients are assigned to protective payees for the following reasons:
(a) Emergency or temporary situations where a child is left without a caretaker (TANF/SFA) per WAC 388-460-0030;
(b) Mismanagement of money (TANF/SFA, PWA, ABD cash, or WCCC) per WAC 388-460-0035; or
(c) Pregnant or parenting minors per WAC 388-460-0040.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.04.0052, 74.04.655, 74.08.043, 74.08.335, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36. WSR 12-10-042, § 388-460-0020, filed 4/27/12, effective 6/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and chapter 74.08A RCW. WSR 06-10-034, § 388-460-0020, filed 4/27/06, effective 6/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08A.010(4), 74.08A.340, 74.08.090, 74.04.050. WSR 02-14-083, § 388-460-0020, filed 6/28/02, effective 7/1/02.]
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