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H.B. 408 Index and Updated Cross-References to Other Legislation
     

 
Subject

 
Section

 
Content

Cross Referenced

Sections

Civil Service124.11Updates Cross-References.Chapter 329 
     
Motor Vehicle Donation125.13Authorizes the DAS director to donate surplus autos worth < $4500 to a

nonprofit organization for use by OWF participants.

None new 
     
OWF/Food Stamps -

Prevailing Wages

176.05Exempts OWF & FSET participants from state prevailing wage law.None new 
     
County Commissioners -

Motor Vehicle Donation

307.12Authorizes the board of county commissioners to donate surplus autos worth

<$4500 to a nonprofit organization for use by OWF participant.

None new 
     
County Commissioners -

Contracting

307.851Deletes section which allowed counties to contract out the following services:

health and human services for low income persons, including counseling, family

 

Support, legal services, day care, teen services, literacy, prescription homemaker

 

assistance, adult day care, respite care services, attendant care, hearing and

 

Speech services, adult protective services, and transportation services.

None new 
     
County Commissioners-

Partnership Agreements

307.98Requires the board of county commissioners to enter into partnership

agreement with ODHS, after public hearing and consultation with county human

 

services planning committee.

5101.21

329.60

 
     
County Commissioners307.981Authorizes the board of county commissioners to designate and contract with

any private government agency to serve as CSEA, CDHS, or PCSA. Restricts

 

ability to redesignate the PCSA if it is run by a county children's services board

 

unless the commissioners notify the CSB of its intent to redesignate, provide

 

the CSB with an opportunity to comment, and vote unanimously to redesignate

 

in the event that the CSB opposes the redesignation. Requires 60 days public

 

notice before redesignation.

307.981 - 307.987

5153.03

 
     
County Commissioners307.982Authorizes the board of county commissioners to contract with private or

government agency to perform a social services duty on behalf of a county

 

social services agency. County commissioners may not contract for services of

 

a CSB who serves as PCSA.

5153.03

5153.16

 
    
County Commissioners -

Plan of Cooperation

307.983Requires the board of county commissioners to enter into written plan of

cooperation with all county social services agencies to coordinate and enhance

 

services offered under OWF, PRC, and other social services programs. Plan

 

must also include cooperation with the Board of Education, incorporate the

 

county transportation plan, and specify how information sharing will occur

 

across agencies.

5107

5108

 
     
County Commissioners -

Transportation Plan

307.984Requires the board of county commissioners to develop a written transportation

work plan concerning the needs of low-income residents seeking to obtain or

 

retain employment. Lists who must be consulted in developing the plan.

306.32

122.66

 
     
County Commissioners -

Services for Families who

 

Relocate Frequently

307.985Requires the board of county commissioners to establish procedures for

providing services to children whose families relocate frequently, in

 

consultation with county DHS, board of education and/or joint educational

 

service center.

None new 
     
County Commissioners -

Confidentiality

307.986Binds private and government contracting entities to the same standards of

confidentiality governing the entity that provides the information. Contracts

 

with these entities shall coordinate with other agreements, prohibit

 

discrimination in hiring and promotion, comply with federal and state laws, be

 

adopted by resolution of a board of county commissioners, and specify how the

 

contract may be amended.

307.98 - 307.985

329.05

5107

5108

     
County Commissioners -

Contracting

307.987Specifies regulations governing a contract between a board of county

commissioners and a religious organization.

307.981

307.982

104 PRWORA
     
County Auditor319.16Deletes provisions for direct deposit of disability assistance to financial

institutions.

None new 
     
County Commissioners -

CDHS

329.01Requires the board of county commissioners to establish a county department of

human services and appoint a director for this department.

307.981 
   
County DHS - Definitions329.011Specifies that "county department of welfare" and "county director of welfare"

refer to the county department or director of human services.

None new 
   
County DHS - EBT329.03Authorizes the county department of human services to use electronic benefit

transfer rather than establish a direct deposit system. Voluntary or mandatory

 

direct deposit may be applied to both disability assistance and OWF.

5101.33

5107.75

 

5115.07

 
   
County DHS - Duties329.04Outlines the powers and duties of county departments of human services.

Specifies that the county department of human services is subject to the board

 

of county commissioners.

49 Stat. 620

42 U.S.C.A. 301

 

5107

 

5108

5101.46

2301.34 - 2301.44

 

2301.35

 

2301.42

     
County DHS -

Interagency Agreements

329.05Specifies that if county departments of human services agree to perform human

services other than those already outlined, such an agreement shall not conflict

 

with other plans of cooperation, nor with the transportation work plan, nor

 

with procedures for providing services to children whose families relocate

 

frequently.

307.98 - 307.985 
   
County DHS - Voter

Registration

329.051Requires the county department of human services to make voter registration

applications available to persons receiving disability, medical, OWF, or PRC

 

assistance.

3503.10

5115

 

5111

5107

5108

   
County Commissioners -

Human Services Planning

 

Committee

329.06Requires county to form a human services planning committee. Defines

membership and outlines the committee's powers and duties.

5107

5108

 

5104

5101.46

307.98

 

5101.46

   
County Commissioners -

Use of Funds

329.09Requires that moneys received by counties be used for the proper purposes.51075108
    
Individual Development

Accounts - Definitions

329.11Defines terms for IDA section.20 U.S.C.A. 1088(a)(1)

20 U.S.C.A. 1141(a)

 

20 U.S.C.A. 2471(4)

 

5104.01

U.S.C.A. 501(a)

U.S.C.A. 501(c)(3)

 

329.12

 

329.14

    
Individual Development

Accounts - Guidelines

329.12Allows county DHS to establish IDAs in an FDIC corporation and to accept

contributions to the account. Outlines criteria for selecting fiduciary

 

organizations. Authorizes county DHS to make administrative cost grants to the

 

fiduciary organization. Requires the county DHS to require the fiduciary

 

organization to collect and maintain information regarding the program. Outlines

 

what information shall be collected. Requires the county DHS to file a

 

semi-annual report of this information, beginning at the end of the first six

 

months of such a program.

5101.971 
   
Individual Development

Accounts - Guidelines

329.13Outlines the criteria for financial institutions selected by fiduciary organizations

to handle an IDA. Requires the fiduciary organization to determine whether it

 

has deposited at least 50% of the funds donated by individuals and

 

non-corporate entities every year by January 30; every five years, the fiduciary

 

organization must determine whether it has deposited at least 50% of the funds

 

donated by corporations. The fiduciary organization cannot accept any further

 

donations until it has deposited at least 50% of the funds donated.

1733.041 
   
Individual Development

Accounts - Guidelines

329.14Outlines the criteria for participation in IDA programs. Participants must be

<150% of poverty, donations by the fiduciary organization cannot exceed 2

 

times the donations by the participant, and the account balance cannot exceed

 

$10,000. IDA funds are not counted in OWF benefit calculation, and may only

 

be used for post-secondary education, qualified business expenses, and

 

personal emergencies.

26 U.S.C. 911(d)(2)

5107

 

5108

 

5111

 

26 U.S.C. 1034

 
   
Child Welfare - Definitions2151.011Defines terms used in child welfare.5103.02

5103.03-5103.05

 

5103.15

 

5103.03

 

5123.01

 

5122.01

 

2919.22

5123.01

5103.15

 

4757.01

 

5122.01

 

4732.01

 

5123.19

 

3113.33

   
Juvenile Judges - Annual

Appropriations

2151.10Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5107 
   
Juvenile Judges - Child

Custody

2151.31Conforms language.None new 
   
Child Welfare - Reports of

Abuse

2151.421Lists persons required to report known or suspected child abuse.4731.15 
   
County Judge - Scope of

Responsibilities

2301.03Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Definitions &

Plans of Cooperation

2301.35Lists entities listed that may serve as a county's child support enforcement

agency. Requires child support enforcement agencies to enter into a plan of

 

cooperation with the board of county commissioners.

307.98 - 307.983 
   
CSE -

Support Payments

2301.351Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - In Hospital

Paternity

2301.357Requires that hospital staff give unmarried mothers participating in the OWF

program a IV-D application.

5101.24

5107

5111
   
CSE - Support Orders2301.36Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Obligor Default2301.37Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Mandamus

Notification

2301.372Updates cross-references.5107.20
 
   
CSE - Property Exemptions2329.66Updates cross-references.5107.75 
   
CSE - Attachment Order2715.041Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Attachment Order2715.045Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Garnishment2716.13Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Missing Minor

Children

2901.30Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Sanctions for

Falsification of Testimony

2921.13Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Misdemeanor

Offenders Probation/Parole

2951.02Updates cross-references.5107.405107.69
   
CSE - Marriage Provisions

for Minors

3101.01Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Definitions3107.01Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Divorce3109.051Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Paternity Testing

Procedures

3111.09Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Definitions3111.20Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE - Administrative

Support Order

3111.23Conforms language.None new 
   
CSE /CW Payment of

Child Welfare Costs

3113.06Conforms language.None new 
    
CSE /CW Payment of

Child Welfare Costs

3113.07Conforms language.None new 
     
CSE - Withholding3113.21Conforms language.None new 
     
CSE - Support Schedule3113.215Deletes child support schedule starting at $6000 gross income, which expired in

1994. Adds one line (#25) to the single-parent child support order calculation

 

guidelines, asking for the gross household income per party after exchange of

 

child support.

None new 
     
CSE - Review of Orders3113.216Updates cross-references.5107.20 
     
CSE - Health Insurance3113.217Conforms language.None new 
     
CSE - Support Orders3113.218Conforms language.None new 
     
CSE - Paternity3115.24Conforms language.None new 
     
OWF - At-Risk

School Districts

3301.0719Conforms language.None new 
     
Child Welfare3313.64Conforms language.None new 
     
School Districts3317.023Updates cross-references.5107 
     
Dept. of Education3317.10Updates cross-references.5107 
     
School Districts -

Teacher Salaries

3317.14Restricts district boards of education from giving service credits to OWF

participants who are serving as classroom aides in schools attended by their minor

 

child(ren).

5107.541 
     
OWF -

WEP Enrollment

3319.089Allows board of county commissioners and board of education to enter into an

agreement to place OWF participant into WEP if OWF participant has a child

 

enrolled in that district. OWF participant must have a criminal record check;

 

can't be placed if convicted of an offense in 3319.39 (B)(1)(a). OWF participant

 

not considered an employee of the school.

5107.541

3319.39

 

3319.39 (B)(1)(a) or (b)

 
     
Child Welfare3701.503Updates cross-references.2151.011 (B)(17)&(27) 
     
Hospital Procedures3727.17Lists requirements for hospitals regarding services for unmarried mothers. Language

conformed.

None new 
     
Public Improvement

Contracting

4115.04Lists requirements for public authorities contracting for public improvement programs.

Exempts OWF participants from prevailing wage, except paid employment or SEP.

5107.40 to 5107.69 
     
Chapter Definitions for

4117

4117.01Defines terms used in chapter. Specifies that the term "public employee" does not apply

to OWF participants performing only OWF-assigned work, developmental work, or

 

alternative work activities.

5107.40 to 5107.69 
     
OBES -

Worker's Compensation

4123.27Conforms language.5108 
     
OBES - Informational

Requirements

4141.16Conforms language.None new 
     
Definition for IEVS4141.162Updates cross-references.5107

5108

 

7 U.S.C.A. 2011

 
     
OBES - Disclosure of

Information

4141.163Conforms language.5107

5108

 
     
OBES - Unemployment

Compensation

4141.28Conforms language.None new 
     
OBES - Cooperation

with ODHS

4141.44Requires OBES to cooperate with one-stop career centers, ODHS, and CDHSs,

concerning the availability of OBES funds and programs to assist OWF

 

participants, especially convicted felons, to achieve self-sufficiency.

None new 
     
ODHS Director5101.02Rescinds the ability of the Director to enter into agreements with county boards

of commissioners to create a single administrative unit within the county for the

 

ADC and DA programs.

None new 
     
ODHS Director5101.06Allows ODHS Director to establish Bureaus, Offices and Divisions.None new 
     
ODHS - Offices5101.07Outlines the composition of Offices, Divisions, Bureaus, and Sections.None new 
     
ODHS - Domestic

Violence Training

5101.071Conforms language.None new 
     
ODHS - Training Funds5101.10Authorizes the director to expend funds for training, administration, education, and

research, and to prescribe rules necessary in order to do so.

None new 
     
ODHS - Transfer of

Funds to Counties

5101.14Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5101.46

5101.24

 
     
Child Welfare -

IV-E Funding

5101.141Conforms language.None new 
     
Child Welfare -

IV-E Funding

5101.15Conforms language.None new 
     
Fiscal - County Share of

PA Expenditures

5101.16Changes formula for mandated county share of public assistance expenditures from

calendar year to fiscal year. Requires the board of county commissioners to pay 25% of

 

DA and admin of DA that ODHS determines allowable; 10% of admin expenditures for

 

Food Stamps and Medicaid; 80% of the county's FY 94 expenditures for ADC and IV-F

 

as determined by HHS reports. Mandated share cannot exceed 110% of the prior year's

 

amount, except that it may be increased pursuant to a sanction, and ODHS must adopt

 

rules to implement this sanction; if ODHS establishes a maximum amount that it will pay

 

a county for administration of DA, OWF, PRC, FS, and Medicaid, any county expenditures

 

above that amount are the responsibility of the county.

5101.161 & 5101.162

5101.54

 

5107

 

5108

 

49 Stat. 620

 

42 U.S.C.A. 301

 

110 Stat. 2105

 

5101.24

 
     
Deposits to County PA

Fund

5101.161Changes schedule for deposits in each county public assistance fund. ODHS

notifies county commissioners of estimated county share each May (formerly

 

December) for the coming state fiscal year (formerly calendar year). Counties

 

must appropriate said amount plus five percent each January, with

 

reconciliation each June. Requires ODHS to establish by rule the payment

 

periods for reimbursing counties for the State and Federal share of public

 

assistance expenditures. If counties spend more than the reimbursable amount,

 

then ODHS will not reimburse the county for the excess spending, except in the

 

case that the excess expenditures are for the Medicaid or Food Stamps

 

Programs and the county has not entered into a Partnership Agreement with

 

ODHS (this is covered in 5101.162). Requires AG to bring mandamus

 

proceedings in Franklin county court of appeals if county fails to appropriate or

 

deposit funds in the PA account.

5101.162

5101.16

 

111.15

 
     
Fiscal - Counties

Exceeding Their

 

Reimburseable Amounts

5101.162Allows ODHS to pass through federal funds for Food Stamp and Medicaid to

counties who have not yet signed partnership agreement and have exceeded their

 

reimbursement maximums.

5101.161

5101.21

 
     
OWF/DA -

Income Requirements

5101.18Gives ODHS the right to determine income requirements and disregards for OWF

and DA participants and sets guidelines for that determination.

5107.05

5115.05

 
     
ODHS/State Auditor -

PA Program Inclusion

5101.181Defines "public assistance" as including OWF, PRC, Medicaid, disability

assistance, and general assistance provided prior to July 17, 1995. Updates

 

cross-references.

5108

5108

 
     
CDHS - Civil Actions5101.183Allows social services agency to reduce services to individuals in an attempt to

recover the cost of services provided in error.

None new 
     
OWF -

Partnership Agreement

5101.21
 
Requires ODHS to enter into partnership agreements with each board of county

commissioners regarding the administration of OWF, PRC, and any other social

 

service duty that is agreed upon. The agreement must address the following

 

topics:

 

1. Administrative requirements

 

2. Anticipated social service outcomes and ODHS support

 

3. County social service agency performance standards and ODHS technical

 

assistance

 

4. Criteria and methodology for determining county social service agency and

 

ODHS compliance

 

5. Financial incentives offered the county social service agency

 

6. Functions or actions ODHS can take against a noncompliant county social

 

service agency

 

7. Funding methodology

 

8. Required audits

 

9. Whether any ODHS rule will be waived for the county social service agency

 

10. Method for amending or terminating the agreement

 

11. Dispute resolution procedures

 

12. Effective dates

 

13. Other necessary provisions

 

Allows ODHS to establish consolidated funding for counties in partnership

 

agreements. All counties must be in partnership agreements by January 1, 2000.

307.981

5107

 

5108

 

329.05

 

307.983

 

5101.23


 
     
ODHS Director5101.211Gives ODHS the authority to contract with private and government agencies to assist in

the coordination, provision, or enhancement of CSSA duties; or the enhancement or

 

innovation of human services activities on the state or local level. Terms of agreement,

 

contract, and grant may be incorporated into the partnership agreement.

117.01

5101.21

 
     
ODHS - Contracting with

Religious Organizations

5101.212Requires religious organization contracting with ODHS to comply with

section 104 of PRWORA.

5101.21

PRWORA 104

 
     
ODHS - Performance

Standards

5101.22Allows ODHS to establish performance standards for county agencies. Statewide

performance standards do not apply if a different performance standard was

 

agreed to in the partnership agreements.

5101.21 
     
ODHS - Performance

Standards

5101.23Allows ODHS to provide annual financial, administrative, or other incentive awards to

CDHSs that exceed performance standards set forth in partnership agreements.

 

Creates the Social Services Incentive Fund in State treasury to provide incentive

 

funding to counties.

5101.21

5101.22

5101.82
     
ODHS - Actions

Against County Social

 

Services Agencies

5101.24Allows ODHS to take a variety of coercive actions against a noncompliant CSSA,

including corrective action, financial sanction, or DHSS performing the CSSA

 

functions. Provides provisions for county to request an administrative review

 

of any proposed sanction.

5101.22

119

 

119.07

 
     
ODHS - Training5101.25Requires ODHS to develop annual training goals and model training curriculum for

CDHS employees and identify a variety of state funded training opportunities.

None new 
     
Confidentiality -

Definitions

5101.26Defines confidentiality terms - conforms to SB 52.5108 
     
Confidentiality -

Requirements

5101.27Confidentiality requirements of public assistance information.5101.28 or 5101.29

5101.3

1347.08

5111

     
ODHS - Cooperation

with Law Enforcement

5101.28Requires information sharing with law enforcement and auditor of state.5107, 5108, or 5115

9.86

 

2744.01-2744.03

117

5101.181 & 5101.182

     
Child Care - Exclusion

of Information

5101.29Excludes certain day care information from definition of public

record.

149.43

5104

 
     
Confidentiality - Rule-

Making Authority

5101.30ODHS Chapter 119 rule making for confidentiality provisions.119

5101.26-5101.30

173.20
     
CSE - Definition5101.31Deletes definition of "child support enforcement agency."5107 
     
CSE - Poster Program5101.323Conforms language.None new 
     
CSE - Judicial &

Administrative Review

5101.35Authority for administrative & judicial review of public assistance decisions

includes power to withhold funds from any private or government entity

 

administering one of such programs - ODHS 119 rule-making.

5104

5107

 

5108

 

5111

 

5115

 

173.35

 

5101.141

5101.46

5101.54

 

5153.163

 

5153.165

 

5101.46

 

5101.24

 

119

     
PA - Support

Assignment

5101.36Updates cross-references. Conforms language.5108 
     
CSE - Investigations5101.37Conforms language.None new 
     
Title XX - Social

Services Block Grant

5101.46Authority for Title XX Administration. Definition of Local Agency and Federal

Poverty Guidelines. Requires the following distribution of Federal Title XX

 

funds: 72.5% to ODHS, 12.93% to DMH, 14.57% to DMRDD. Requires each

 

department to develop formulae for distribution to local agencies. These

 

formulae must take into account the total and poverty populations of the area

 

served by the local agency, and the agency's history and ability to utilize Title

 

XX funds. Requires that each state and local agency spend no more than 3%

 

and 14%, respectively, of its Title XX money on administrative costs. DHS may

 

spend no more than 2% on training. Requires a public comment period for the

 

biennial plans of each department receiving funds. Requires reports on Title

 

XX funding spent from each department receiving funds. Requires counties to

 

adopt a county profile for the administration of Title XX funds, which includes

 

an analysis of the need for Title XX services. Biennial audits required.

88 Stat. 2337

42 U.S.C.A. 1397

 

95 Stat. 511 (673)(2)

 

42 U.S.C.A. 9902

 

329.06

 

5107

 

5108

 

119

 

111.15

 
     
Food Stamps -

Administration

5101.54Authorization for ODHS administration of Food Stamp program - 119 rules for

employment & training requirements and sanctions - 111 rules for other issues -

 

requirement that ODHS request federal approval for operation of a Simplified

 

Program.

91 Stat. 958

119

 

7 U.S.C.A. 2015

 

5107.4 - 5107.69

 

7 U.S.C.A. 2015(d)(4)

5107.05

111.15

 

7 U.S.C.A. 2035

 

5107

 

91 Stat. 958

     
Food Stamps - Limitation

on Benefit Increases

5101.544Prohibition against increasing Food Stamps for public assistance recipient whose

benefits are reduced because of a sanction - prohibition against decreasing food

 

stamps due to receipt of a LEAP incentive - 119 rule-making authorization.

119

7 U.S.C.A. 2017(d)

 
     
PA - Liability5101.58Inclusion of Medicaid, DA, & OWF in subrogation requirement (NOT PRC).5101.59

5111 or 5115

5107

5107.20

     
PA - Assignment of

Support Rights

5101.59Inclusion of Medicaid, DA, & OWF in Automatic assignment requirement - 119

rule-making.

5107.20119
     
ODHS - IV-A Plan5101.80Authority for ODHS to Administer IV-A program. Conforms existing language

on reporting and planning requirements. Places the following new requirements

 

on ODHS: Contract with a private entity to conduct an on-going evaluation of

 

OWF and PRC; Prepare county-by-county reports on the individuals who cease

 

to participate in OWF.

5107

5108

 

5101.35

 

5107.18

 
     
ODHS - IV-A Plan5101.81ODHS required to submit IV-A state plan to General Assembly. GA may

establish a joint committee to review the plan. ODHS must make certain

 

to ensure compliance with all Federal and State laws.

5101.80 
     
ODHS - IV-A

Reserve Fund

5101.82Creation of IV-A reserve fund. OBM may transfer funds for operation of

OWF and for county incentives.

131.36

5107

 

5108

5101.23

131.37

     
OWF/PRC -

Fraudulent Assistance

5101.83Prohibition against any further eligibility for OWF & PRC for a person who has

received fraudulent assistance that is not repaid.

5107.02 & 5108.01

5107.77

 

119

 
     
Food Stamps -

Felony Drug Convicts

5101.84Exemption of felony drug convicts from PRWORA eligibility disqualification.5108 
     
PA - Welfare

Oversight Council

5101.93Expansion of welfare oversight council responsibility to ODHS, CDHSs, CSEAs,

and PCSAs.

5107

5108

 
     
ODHS

Semi-Annual Report

5101.97Requirement of ODHS semi-annual report on the characteristics and outcomes of

recipients of ODHS programs. Report must be in compliance with Federal

 

standards applicable to the report.

5107.69

5101.21

 

P.L. 104-193

 
     
ODHS - Annual

IDA Report

5101.971119 rule-making authority regarding IDA program - requirement of annual report.329.12(E)

119

 

329.11 - 329.14

404(h) SSA

110 Stat. 2105

 

42 U.S.C. 604(h)

     
Violation of ORC -

Misdemeanor Offense

5101.99Stipulates that whoever violates division (A) of section 5101.27 (which states

that no one shall misuse information regarding a public assistance recipient) is

 

guilty of a misdemeanor in the first degree. Eliminates specific references to

 

penalties for employers.

5101.27 
     
Child Welfare5103.02Conforms language.None new 
     
Child Welfare - Adoption5103.154Conforms language.None new 
     
Child Care -

Definitions

5104.01Provides more concise definitions of child care facilities in the context of

the new Federal law.

5104.22

5104.11

 

331.07

 

O.B.R.A. 5082

 

104 Stat. 1388-236

 

42 U.S.C. 9858

 

3727.01

 

4731

 

4723

 

O.B.R.A. 673(2)

 

95 Stat. 511

42 U.S.C. 9902

95 Stat. 499

 

42 U.S.C. 9831

 

3301.31

 

5107.03

 

5104.12

 

3301.52 - 3301.59

 

1.59

 

2151.412

 

5104.38

 

5709.61 (A)(1)(q)

     
Child Care - Licensing

Limited Certification for

 

Type B Homes

5104.011Requirements. Establishes limited certification requirements for

relative/friend care taker where caretaker parent waives inspections by

 

verifying in writing that the safety and health standards are met.

None new 
     
Child Care - Licensing5104.03Changes language from promulgate to adopt.None new 
     
Child Care - Licensing5104.04Requires ODHS to review a part-time center or part-time type A child care home

at least once a year. ODHS required to prepare an annual report on inspections

 

of Type A homes.

5104.30 
     
Child Care - ODHS

Personnel

5104.081Requires ODHS to employ at least one senior person to oversee child day care

operations.

None new 
     
Child Care -

Type B Homes

5104.11Allows for contracting with government entities for inspection of type B day care

homes.

5104.011 
     
Child Care -

Type B Homes

5104.13By 7/1/98, ODHS shall publish rules concerning certification of Type B family

day care homes.

None new 
     
Child Care -

Transitional Aid

5104.30Prioritizes publicly funded day care to recipients of transitional child care,

OWF participants, families receiving child care as of 10/1/97 (until the

 

family's income reaches 150% of poverty), and, subject to available funding,

 

other individuals determined eligible. Also strikes language concerning

 

distribution of funds under the former Child Care Development Block Grant.

 

Establishes 5% cap on administrative expenditures related to the provision

 

of child care. Establishes 4% minimum expenditure on consumer education

 

activities and other activities that increase parental choice, improve quality,

 

and improve supply of child day care. Establishes authority to adopt rules

 

pursuant to Chapter 119. Strikes requirement to conduct the market rate

 

survey, and establishes authority for ODHS to set reimbursement rates.

5104.34

5107

 

5104.38

 

119

 

5104.04

 
     
Child Care -

Parent Coops

5104.301CDHS may establish programs to encourage formation of parent day-care

cooperatives, and provides $5000 incentive payment for each such cooperative

 

that is established (from from the Child Care Development Fund). Parents

 

involved with Type A coops must work at least 4 hours per week at the coop.

None new 
     
Child Care -

Parent Coops

5104.31Provision of Public Day Care. Allows parent coops to provide publicly-funded

child day-care.

5104.011 
     
Child Care -

Reimbursement Rates

5104.32Purchase of Public Day Care. Providers must agree to accept the rate of

reimbursement established in 5104.30 if that rate is lower than the rate the

 

provider customarily charges.

5104.30 
     
Child Care -

Eligibility

5104.34119 Rules. Requires that publicly funded child care can only be provided to

eligible infants, toddlers, pre-school children, and school children under 13.

 

Further, the caretaker must be employed, or enrolled in education or training

 

in an amount of time reasonably related to the time publicly funded day care

 

is provided. Child care is guaranteed to OWF and transitional child care

 

participants, and to AG's receiving non-guaranteed child care on 10/1/97, if

 

they have incomes less than 150% of the Federal poverty level. Also, subject

 

to funding limitations, ODHS shall allow a family to continue to receive

 

publicly funded child care until the family's income exceeds 150% of the

 

Federal poverty line. When funds are limited, priority is given to families

 

whose income is less than 150% of poverty and have received transitional

 

child care in the previous month but are no longer eligible because the 12

 

month period has expired. Removes language that prohibits ODHS from

 

collecting a fee for protective child day-care services. Permits CDHS to

 

establish a waiting list when funding is insufficient to meet need.

5107

5107.17

 

5107.21

 
     
Child Care -

Rules

5104.38Public Day Care Procedures. Requires rules to specify the maximum amount of

income a family may have for initial eligibility. Bases eligibility on income

 

(previously based on adjusted income).

None new 
     
Child Care -

Monitoring

5104.39ODHS Monitoring of Public Day Care. Requires the Day-Care Advisory

Council to assist in the monitoring of child care expenditures. Requires ODHS

 

to conduct a quarterly child care evaluation (formerly an annual evaluation), to

 

prepare reports that for each county specify the number of participants and

 

level of expenditures, and to provide copies of reports to both houses of the

 

General Assembly.

5104.08 
     
Child Care -

Payment

5104.42Requires ODHS to adopt payment procedures for public day care. ODHS is given

the option to make payments to CDHS or directly to providers.

111.15

5101.21

 
     
OWF -

Work Program

5107.01Assert federal waiver. Require 20 hours work and 10 hours developmental

activities. Assert that limited post-secondary education is allowable within work

 

requirements. An increase in assistance is disregarded as countable income.

5101.09

5107.30

 

PL 104-193

5107.43

5107.58

 

5107.40 - 5107.69

     
OWF -

Definitions

5107.02OWF Definitions. Updates cross-references.5107.05

49 Stat. 620

42 U.S.C.A. 301
     
OWF - Establishment5107.03Establishes Ohio Works First Program. Counties may use county funds to

increase cash assistance. Updates cross-references.

5101.80 
     
OWF -

Rule-Making Authority

5107.05Gives ODHS rule making authority in the following areas: payments

standards, cash assistance calculation, initial and continued eligibility

 

requirements, application and verification procedures, requirement on

 

participants to notify CDHS of additional income, collection and distribution

 

of support payments, what constitutes cooperation regarding paternity

 

establishment, LEAP administration, exempting minor heads from work

 

activities, amount of time that ODHS will subsidize work slots.

5101.80

Chapter 119 (ORC)

 

5107.10

 

5107.12

 

5107.20

 

5107.22

 

42 U.S.C.A. 654(29)

5107.30

5107.43

 

5107.52

 

5107.76

     
OWF -

Individual Eligibility

5107.10Definition of terms, and eligibility requirements for OWF. To be eligible, an

AG must AG must have either a) a minor child residing with a custodial

 

parent, guardian, or relative, b) a specified relative with a minor child who is

 

receiving SSI, or c) a woman at least 6 months pregnant. AG cannot be

 

involved in a strike. Income eligibility: AG's gross income less disregards (as

 

specified by state and federal law), must not exceed the payment standard

 

specified in this section. For continued eligibility, a $250 plus 1/2 disregard

 

for 18 months is established. Benefits are time-limited (see 5107.180) and

 

assistance is provided in accordance with the self-sufficiency contract.

5107.05

5107.14

 

86 Stat. 1475

 

42 U.S.C.A. 1383

 

5101.19

 

5101.580-5101.59

 

5101.83

 

5107.17 & 5117.10

2151.412
     
OWF -

Applications

5107.12Allows parents to continue to receive benefits for up to 3 months if the minor

child is removed by the PCSA if there is both a reunification plan and the

 

parents are cooperating with the plan.

5107.05

329.03

 
     
OWF -

Self-sufficiency Contracts

5107.14Requires AG to enter into a Self-Sufficiency Contract (SSC) within thirty days

after applying for assistance. Requirements for SSC: 1) plan for

 

self-sufficiency; 2) outline client responsibilities; 3) assignment to work,

 

developmental work , and alternative work activities; 4) cooperation in

 

establishing paternity; 5) Consequences for failure to comply; and 6) what

 

the CSEA will provide.

5107.4 - 5107.69

5107.41

 

5107.70

 

5107.18

 

5107.22

 

5101.19

5101.58

5101.59

 

5101.83

 

307.983

     
OWF -

Sanction Policy

5107.16Sanction Policy. Establishes 3-tiered sanction process for those individuals

who fail to comply with SSC. 1st tier: CDHS shall deny or terminate AG's

 

eligibility to participate for 1 month or until AG complies. 2nd tier: CDHS shall

 

deny or terminate for 3 months or until AG complies. 3rd tier: CDHS shall

 

deny or terminate for 6 months or until AG complies, and adults in AG shall

 

lose Medicaid. County may determine good cause exemptions from the

 

sanction process.

5107.14

5107.40 - 5107.69

 

5107.66

 

5107.58

 

5101.35

 

5111.01

 
     
OWF -

Time Limits

5107.18Time limits apply to OWF participation after 10/1/97. Ineligible for assistance

after 36 months of benefits regardless of whether the months are

 

consecutive. AG must "sit out" for 24 months before they can reapply for

 

assistance. AG must show good cause (losing employment, inability to find

 

employment, divorce, D.V., unique personal circumstances). Limits work

 

component to an additional 24 months. CDHS may not exempt more than

 

20% of average OWF participants from time limits due to hardship.

 

Exemption can only occur after 36 month limit is exhausted.

42 U.S.C.A. 608(a)(7)(D)

110 Stat. 2105

 

42 U.S.C.A. 608(a)(7)


 
     
OWF -

Support Assignment

5107.20Requires OWF to assign rights to support to the CDHS and also requires

CSEA to collect and distribute support payments in accordance with Title

 

IV-D regulations. Eliminates the $50 disregard.

3113.21

5107.05

 
     
OWF - Paternity

Establishment

5107.22Requires OWF to cooperate in paternity establishment of all minor children in

program whose paternities are unknown.

5107.05 
     
OWF -

Minor Parent

 

Provisions

5107.24Minor Parent Provisions. Requires minor heads of households, pregnant

minors, and minor children of participant adults to reside in an

 

adult-supervised setting. Defines adult-supervised settings. Grants authority

 

to CDHS and PCSA to waive requirement if they feel it is in the best interest

 

of the child.

None new 
 
 
 
 
     
OWF -

Voluntary Quit

 

Sanctions

5107.26Voluntary Quit Sanctions. AG members are ineligible for assistance for six

months if they voluntarily leave a job. This extends to members of the AG

 

who were participating in Medicaid or Transitional Child Care (they also

 

become ineligible for OWF). County may exempt individuals from this

 

sanction if person quit job with good cause, and county has authority to

 

establish good cause guidelines. Good cause for job quit includes:

 

-discrimination, unreasonable work demands, unsuitable work, documented

 

illness or household emergency in AG, or lack of child care for child under 6.

5104.34

61 Stat. 155

 

29 U.S.C.A. 178

 

44 Stat. 586

 

45 U.S.C.A. 16

 

4117.16

 
     
Learnfare -

Authority

5107.28The Board of County Commissioners may choose to have the county

participate in the Learnfare program. The program may (change from prior

 

law which said shall) provide an incentive for a participating student based

 

on attendance records.

5107.28 - 5107.287 
     
Learnfare - Requirements5107.281Conforms language. Updates cross-references.331.52- 331.59 
     
Learnfare - Sanctions5107.282Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5107.282 
     
Learnfare - Incentives5107.283CHDS may provide an incentive - no longer a requirement, since

no additional State or Federal funds are available.

None new 
     
Learnfare - Sanctions5107.284Conforms language.None new 
     
Learnfare - Sanctions5107.285Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5107.282 or 5107.284 
     
Learnfare - Attendance5107.286Conforms language.None new 
     
Learnfare - Timelines5107.287Conforms language.None new 
     
LEAP - Definitions5107.30Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5107.055107.40 - 5107.69
     
OWF - Felons5107.36Conforms language.None new 
     
OWF - Institutions5107.37Conforms language.None new 
     
OWF -

Work Activities

5107.40Work activities can include: Unsubsidized work, SEP, WEP, OJT, Job Search

& Readiness, Community Service, Voc. Ed. Training, Job Skills Training

 

activities directly relating to employment, Educational activities for

 

secondary school, child care activities including child care training,

 

educational activities covered under waiver, and LEAP.

5107.40 - 5107.69

5107.64

 

5107.62

 

5107.52

 

5107.54

5107.60

5107.50

 

5107.58

 

5101.09

 

5107.30

     
OWF -

Work Assessment

5107.41Work assessment appraisal is required within 30 days, which will

include: CDHS developed self-sufficiency plan, plan for participation in

 

work activities, developmental work activities, or alternative work,

 

developmental work or other work activity. This plan is to be

 

incorporated into the self-sufficiency plan.

5107.18

5107.42

 

5107.14

 
     
OWF -

Work Assignments

5107.42AG to be assigned to work or development unless CDHS determines

temporary or permanent barrier to work (counties set individual

 

standards). If barriers, then assignment must be to alternative work.

 

Max of 20% of caseload can be assigned to alternative work. If CDHS

 

assigns participant to child care activity or post-secondary education,

 

the participant must be assigned to another work activity at the same

 

time. Limits voc. ed. to 12 months. Barriers to leading to alternative

 

work include domestic violence, alcohol/drug addiction,

 

homelessness.

5107.60

5107.58

 

3793.06

 

5107.40- 5107.69

 

5107.44

5107.43

5107.14

     
  Counties may exempt AG with a child <1 for up to 12 months.

While exempt, the case is not counted toward county participation

 

rate. Also, the AG must be assigned to at least one developmental

 

activity, and the CDHS may re-assign AG when AG is deemed ready to

 

participate in work activities.

  
     
OWF -

Participation Hours

5107.43Work Participation Hours. If 1 adult in AG = 30 hours; 2 adults = 35

hours between the two; first 20 hours must be work; county

 

determines the number of developmental work hours. Limits

 

post-secondary ed. to 1040 hours, and after this the participant can

 

only participate in post-secondary ed. for 5 hours per week.

 

Developmental activities are limited to 10 hours per week above the

 

20 hours requirements, unless the participant volunteers.

5107.42

5107.05

 

5107.58

 
     
OWF -

Participation Rates

5107.44Counties must, on a state-wide average, exceed Federal work

participation rates by 5 percentage points.

IV-A 407(a)

42 U.S.C.A.607(a)

 
     
OWF -

Job Search

5107.50Job search and readiness program. CDHS to operate and may contract

out for these services. May assign AG to JS&R while application is

 

processed; limited to 6 weeks, unless unemployment rate >50% higher

 

than state average, in which case the limit is extended to 12 weeks.

None 
     
OWF -

State Employment

 

Program

5107.52Under SEP, state agencies or political subdivisions may create full-time

or part-time positions for SEP for a limited time, and then hire the

 

individual into an unclassified position.

124

5107.05

 

119

 
     
OWF - Work

Employment Program

5107.54Redefines WEP as part of OWF (formerly was part of JOBS). Work projects

may include internships, public housing restoration, Head Start volunteering.

None 
     
OWF - Work

Employment Program

5107.541WEP able to place participants as volunteers in schools where the

participant's children attend classes, where participants will work as a

 

classroom aide. Not employee of school. Also includes as work parenting

 

classes.

3319.089

3319.088

 

2744

 

9.86

 
     
OWF -

Waiver Provisions

5107.58CDHS may establish & administer as a work activity under federal waiver:

post-secondary education if it leads to vocation; participant must try to

 

receive student aid, but if not, then the county can pay the function for up to

 

2 years; after 10/1/98, the county can enter into a loan agreement for

 

post-secondary education limits support services to 3 years; in 3rd year,

 

student must be in good standing.

5101.09

1713

 

1713.02

 

3332

 

20 U.S.C.A. 107a

 

5107.43(B)(3)

 
     
OWF -

Federal Work

 

Activities

5107.60Adopts federal law for allowable work activities, which include: unsubsidized

work, OJT (including for child care); community service, vocational

 

education, job skills training, educational activities related to and above GED;

 

and child care enabling another AG to work.

5101.8

5107.50

 

5107.52

 

5107.54

5107.58
     
OWF -

Developmental Work

 

Activities

5107.62Counties shall establish developmental work activities that are not limited by

the Federal Title IV-A requirements. In accordance with Federal waiver,

 

CDHS may design developmental activities where the participant attends a

 

school, special education program, or adult high school continuation

 

program. Also pursuant to the waiver, the participant must earn a diploma or

 

equivalence diploma as a result of this activity within two years.

5101.09 
     
OWF -

Alternative Work

 

Activities

5107.64Counties shall establish alternative work activities that are not limited by the

Federal Title IV-A requirements. Activities may include: parenting and

 

life-skills classes, substance abuse treatment, assisting the homeless to find

 

housing, active work with a plan from the Rehabilitative Services

 

Commission, counseling/treatment related to domestic violence; and ESL.

3793.06 
     
OWF -

Discharge of

 

Employees

5107.65If employers remove or discharge an employee, an OWF participant cannot

be substituted for the discharged employee if the discharged employee: a) is

 

already employed as a regular full- or part-time employee; b) has been

 

employed in a work activity, or developmental or alternative work activity; c) has

 

been involved in a labor dispute; or d) is on layoff from the job. Also

 

mandates that employers may not hire an OWF participant to circumvent

 

hiring a regular full-time employee, and that CDHSs must establish and

 

maintain a grievance procedure for persons who feel that these provisions

 

have been violated.

None 
     
OWF - Work

Support Services

5107.66CDHS shall, subject to available funding, provide participants with support

services, which may include day care, transportation, and other services.

5107.58

5107.50

5104
     
OWF -

OBES/PERS Exclusion

5107.67OBES & PERS Exclusion. Work performed by an OWF participant does

not count as employment under OBES & PERS.

5107.52

5107.6

124, 144, 145
     
OWF -

County Administration

5107.68County Administration of Work Program - Redefines employment

priorities for people needed to operate the OWF program

5107.40 - 5107.69

5107.66

 
     
OWF - Federal Law5107.69Establishes supremacy of Federal law. If the U.S. DHSS denies ODHS waiver

assertion, then ODHS must operate program in compliance with Federal law.

5107.40 - 5107.6942 U.S.C.A. 607
     
OWF -

Services Assessment

5107.70CDHSs may perform assessments of participating AGs, to determine if

they require additional, ancillary services. During the first assessment,

 

CDHS must ask whether any member of the AG had been a victim of

 

child abuse or domestic violence.

None 
     
OWF -

Substance Abuse

5107.71ODADAS shall establish program for substance abuse screening,

assessment and referral selected by ODHS. CDHS/PCSA shall screen;

 

shall refer; shall contract with local board to develop assessment; can

 

put professional staff in CDHS.

5107.70

5153.16(B)(17)

 
     
OWF -

Family Planning

5107.72CDHS shall refer participants to a medical doctor, public agency, clinic, or

other appropriate person who can advise the parents on family planning

 

matters.

None 
     
OWF - Assistance is

Inalienable

5107.75Stipulates that assistance under OWF is inalienable.None 
     
OWF -

Overpayment Recovery

5107.76CDHSs shall attempt to recover erroneous payments, and may reduce

cash assistance to do so. CDHSs may not take action against a minor

 

head of household who recently exited another AG that received an

 

erroneous payment(s).

5107.05 
     
OWF - Energy Assistance5107.77Conforms language.None 
     
OWF -

Notifications

5107.78Required Notifications. In counties where SETS is operational, each

CDHS shall include the following notices with each cash assistance

 

payment: 1) Number of months the AG has received and is still eligible

 

to receive cash assistance; 2) amount of support payments that a CSEA

 

collected and paid to ODHS on behalf of the AG for the most recent

 

month for which data are available.

5107.18 
     
PRC - Definitions5108.01Defines assistance group and minor child for PRC.49 Stat. 62042 U.S.C. 301
     
PRC - Establishment5108.02Establishes Prevention, Retention and Contingency program (PRC).5101.80 
     
PRC -

Eligibility

5108.06Stipulates that the AG must have a minor child and also meet the

county's eligibility requirements in order to receive PRC services.

None 
     
PRC -

Model

5108.07Directs ODHS to develop a model for PRC that is consistent to Title

IV-A of the Federal Social Security Act.

5108.08

5101.80

 
     
PRC - Model5108.08Directs CDHSs to either accept the State PRC model or develop their own.5108.075101.8
     
PRC -

Hearings/Appeals

5108.09For purposes of State hearings held in response to administrative

appeals related to the PRC program, the hearing decision shall be based

 

on either the State PRC model, or the county-submitted PRC plan and

 

any subsequent amendments.

5101.35

5108.07

 

5108.08

 
     
PRC -

Application

5108.10PRC application procedures. Counties must define application criteria,

and promptly investigate the eligibility of the applicant.

None 
     
Medicaid -

Eligibility Expansions

5111.01Aligns Medicaid eligibility with eligibility for OWF. Expands Medicaid

eligibility to individuals less than 19 with family income less than 150% of

 

poverty, not sooner than January 1, 1998.

49 Stat. 620

42 U.S.C.A. 301

 

5107

 

5101.09

 

5107.16(E)(3)

5101.18

5107.16

 

119

 

111.15

     
Medicaid -

Pregnant Women

5111.013Conforms language.None new 
     
Medicaid -

Prenatal Drug Screening

5111.017Prenatal Drug Screening - Removes requirement that a pregnant woman

with a substance abuse problem be sanctioned.

119 
     
Medicaid -

Transitional Aid

5111.023Specifies that the county DHS provide medical assistance to former

OWF participants for no longer than twelve months.

5111.01 (A)(1)(a) 
    
     
OWF/Medicaid -

Annual Report

5111.09Specifies that the DHS submit its annual report on the effectiveness of

OWF and Medicaid services to pregnant women, infants and children to

 

the minority leaders of the state House and Senate as well as to the

 

speaker and the president, on or before January 1 of each year.

None new 
     
Medicaid -

Personal Needs

 

Allowance

5111.113Requires a personal needs allowance of not less than $40 per individual

($80 per married couple) be subtracted from the income that a recipient

 

must apply to the cost of care in a nursing facility.

5111.20

1902 SSA

 

49 Stat. 620

42 U.S.C. 1396a
     
DA -

Participation of Former

 

SSI Recipients

5115.01Allows non-OWF eligible individuals to participate in the DA program if

they are former SSI recipients who lost SSI eligibility as a result of the

 

Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996, and they are

 

participating in a certified alcohol or drug addiction program.

3793.06

CWAAA 96(105)(b)(1)

 

110 Stat. 847

 

42 U.S.C. 1382(c)(a)(3)

 

5101.83

5107.14

5107.16

 

5107.10

 

5107.18

     
DA -

Administration

5115.03Relieves ODHS of responsibility to administer DA in counties where the

CDHS is not complying with administrative procedures.

5101.26 
     
DA -

Rules

5115.05Requires supporting information as needed if DA is to be paid through

direct deposit.

None new 
     
Mental Health Agencies -

Definitions

5119.22Conforms language.  
     
PCSA - Shelter Operation5119.65Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Shelter Operation5119.68Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Minor Provisions5122.39Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Minor Provisions5123.93Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Institutionalized

Children

5139.18Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Parole Authority5149.03Adds cross-references.5101.26 
     
PCSA -

Definitions

5153.01Defines PCSA as an entity that has assumed the powers and duties of the

children services functions. Also provides new definitions for the following

 

terms: babysitting care, certified family foster home, certified organization.

5153.02

5103.03

 

5153.10

 
     
PCSA -

County Requirement

5153.02Requires each county to have a PCSA, and allows the following

entities to serve as such: a county children services board, a CDHS, or a

 

contracted private or government entity.

307.981 
     
PCSA - CSB5153.03Requirements for a county children's services board if it is designated a PCSA.5153.05 
     
PCSA - CSB5153.04Membership requirements for a county children's services board if it is

designated a PCSA.

5153.03 
     
PCSA - CSB5153.05Authorizes PCSA to create an advisory committee on children's services,

and eliminates certain former membership requirements.

5153.03

5153.02

 
     
PCSA - Executive Director5153.10Requires that each PCSA designate an executive director.None 
     
PCSA - Executive Director5153.11Conforms language.None 
     
PCSA - Employees Criminal

Checks

5153.111Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Employees5153.12Conforms language.None 
     
PCSA - Executive Director5153.13Conforms language.None 
     
PCSA - Insurance5153.131Conforms language.None 
     
PCSA - Annual Report5153.14Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Scope of

Responsibilities

5153.16Requires PCSAs to enter into a plan of cooperation with the Board of County

Commissioners and comply with the Partnership Agreement. Allows PCSAs

 

to contract for the provision of some services.

307.983

307.98

 

307.981 & 307.982

 

5103.02

 

167

2151.421

5153.03

 

5153.02

 

307.982

     
PCSA - Service Provision5153.161Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Children's Homes5153.162Changes in conforming language.None new 
     
PCSA - Adoption5156.163Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA -

Child Care Facilities

5156.164Conforms language.None new 
    
     
PCSA - PRC5153.165Requires that PCSA determine whether PRC services may prevent the

removal of a child from home, and to provide the services in cases where PRC

 

will prevent such a removal.

5108

307.983

 
     
PCSA -

Investigation Records

5153.17Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA -

Court Proceedings

5153.18Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Parents Paying

for Cost of Care

5153.19Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA -

Cost of Substitute Care

5153.20Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Children's Homes5153.21Children's home establishment. Conforms language.5103.03 
     
PCSA - Contracting5153.22Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Superintendents5153.23Conforms language.None new 
    
PCSA - Superintendents5153.25Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Children's Homes

Emergency Payments

5153.26Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Certification5153.27Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Reports5153.28Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Children's Homes5153.29Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Bequests5153.30Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Property of

Children's Homes

5153.31Conforms language. Updates cross-references.None new 
     
PCSA - Property Transfer5153.32Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Funds Transfer5153.33Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Purchasing5153.34Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA -

Ability to Levy Taxes

5153.35Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Cross-County

Collaboration

5153.36Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Right to Sell or

Lease Facility

5153.49Conforms language.None new 
     
PCSA - Buses5153.53Conforms language.None new 
     
Public Safety -

Investigations

5502.13Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5108 
     
Tax Provisions5709.64Conforms language. Updates cross-references.5108 
     
Tax Provisions5709.66Conforms language.None new 
     
Tax Provisions5733.04Allows for deduction of amounts contributed to IDAs in the definition

of net income.

329.11 - 329.14 
     
Tax Provisions5747.01Allows for deduction of amounts contributed to IDAs in the definition

of adjusted gross income.

329.11 - 329.14 
     
UNCODIFIEDSECTIONSUNCODIFIED SECTIONS  
     
Repealers2Lists sections to be repealed.  
     
Special Cases3Specifies the particular instances in which determinations made prior to

the Revised Code continue in effect.

  
     
Rules4Rules remain in effect until repealed by the DHS; requires that the DHS

repeal all inapplicable rules no later than July 1, 1998.

  
     
ADC Error & Fraud5Gives county DHSs the right to collect funds due from errors and frauds

under ADC.

  
     
Support Orders6Medical and support orders remain in effect.  
     
ADC Monies7Aid already dispensed under ADC cannot be attached despite the

abolition of ADC.

  
     
Transitional Aid8Persons receiving transitional Medicaid or day-care shall have the

number of months they received this aid applied to the maximum time

 

they may receive it under the new code.

  
     
JOBS Training Program9The federal waiver regarding the JOBS training program continues to

operate.

  
     
Terminology10ADC shall now be taken to mean OWF, unless the context demands that

it mean the abolished ADC.

  
     
Transition Rules11DHS may adopt transitional rules in order to make the change from ADC

to OWF.

  
     
Learnfare12If the evaluation report on Learnfare in Allen and Shelby counties is not

completed by Oct. 1, 1997, the DHS shall complete the report.

  
     
Index of act13The DHS shall index and provide a copy of the significant provisions of

this act to each county DHS.

  
     
Day-care14The DHS shall review rules regarding Type B day-care homes and shall

repeal or simplify them by July 1, 1998.

  
  
     
Technology15The DHS shall develop a technology enablement plan by January 1, 1998.  
     
Transportation16The Director of Human Services shall convene a group to review and

recommend changes to state transportation resources and economic

 

development not later than July 1, 1998.

  
     
Transportation17The Director of Transportation shall apply for federal funds under ISTE

1991 for transportation for OWF participants.

  
     
Employment18The Department of Administrative Services and the Bureau of

Employment Services shall develop a campaign to encourage

 

government and private employers to hire participants in OWF.

  
     
Confidentiality19Creates the Confidentiality Study Committee, which shall be appointed

by December 1, 1997; and which shall make a report to the state House

 

and Senate by October 1, 1998; thereupon ceasing to exist.

  
     
Transportation20Excess funds resulting from reduction in caseload shall be used for

providing better transportation for participants in OWF, up to five

 

million dollars in fiscal year 1998 and five million in fiscal year 1999.

  
     
Notification21Each county DHS shall notify affected heads of households of changes

resulting from this act not later than November 1, 1997.

  
     
Statistics22DHS is responsible for providing statistics on the effects of welfare

reform, with help from county representatives and academic researchers.

  
     
Day-care23States the General Assembly's recognition of the need for affordable

day-care, and states its intent to continue providing publicly funded

 

day-care to persons currently receiving it.

  
     
Notes24Section 5101.323 is revived.  
     
Notes25Summarizes the reconciliations made between previously existing sections.  
     
Effective date26Effective date October 1, 1997.