Revision 48 (01-01-20 through 12-31-20) : FAA2 Non-Financial Eligibility Factors
FAA2 Non-Financial Eligibility Factors
 
Included a phrase to emphasize the role of the agency in providing assistance to the participant. (Effective 03/02/2020)
 
Revised for clarity and added helpful links. (Online change effective 1/21/2020)
 
Added that when a CA participant is disqualified in one state for IPV, then the individual is disqualified in every state. This information was added to remind staff that an IPV sanction from another state applies in Arizona as well. (Online change effective 3/16/2020)
 
Added that when a CA participant is disqualified in one state for IPV, then the individual is disqualified in every state. This information was added to remind staff that an IPV sanction from another state applies in Arizona as well. (Online change effective 3/16/2020)
 
Linked to program specific policy. Removed information stated as a WARNING and added it to policy. (Effective for all applications received or eligibility determinations completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
Added note to be sure to key the NOCS screen appropriately (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
Added note to be sure to key the NOCS screen appropriately (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
Added to note to be sure to key the NOCS screen appropriately (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
Added note to be sure to key the NOCS screen appropriately (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/21/2020)
 
FAA2.L03F.01 – FAA-0020A Requirements
The Referral for Social Security Number (FAA-0020A) form is no longer being used. Removed this subject regarding the requirements of this form. (Removed 03/31/2020)
 
FAA2.L03F.02 – FAA-0020A Instructions
The Referral for Social Security Number (FAA-0020A) form is no longer being used. Removed this subject regarding the instructions to complete this form.. (Removed 03/31/2020)
 
The ABAWD exemptions list was removed. Added three month time limit does not apply to individual who meet an ABAWD exemption. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
Added WN ABAWD work requirement, for when an applicant applies for both NA and CA, the applicant is meeting the work requirement when they are referred and comply with the Jobs or NEW programs. Added conditions for the migrant or seasonal farm worker to met the ABAWD work requirement. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
Removed ABAWD exemptions that are the same as NA E&T Registration exemptions or met the ABAWD work requirement. Added a link to NA E&T Registration exemptions. Added a link to ABAWD Work Requirements. Added exception for the geographical exemption, to use another ABAWD exemption when the participant qualifies for more than one exemption. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
Revised for clarity and removed redundancies. Added information about homelessness and victims of domestic violence as unfit for work exemptions. Added a link to NA homeless for a definition of homeless. Add instructions for when unfit for work is obvious and the required documentation. Added instructions for verification requirements for when unfit for work is not obvious. Added instructions to use the Cherwell Information Technology Request Portal when CODF needs to be updated. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.04 – Geographic Exemption
Archived 01/13/2020
Archived 04/01/2020
Added to use the Geographical Exemption as last resort. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020) Removed exception of YP Indian reservation and counties that are no longer covered by waiver effective 04/01/2020. (Effective for all NA determinations for the benefit month of 04/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.05 – Caretaker for an Incapacitated Person Exemption
Removed entire subject because this item was removed from ABAWD exemptions and included in NA E&T Registration Exemptions to align policy with the FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.06 – Participation in a Drug & Alcohol Program Exemption
Removed entire subject because this item was removed from ABAWD exemptions and included in NA E&T Registration Exemptions to align policy with the FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.08 – Student Exemption
Removed entire subject because this item was removed from ABAWD exemptions and included in NA E&T Registration Exemptions to align policy with the FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.09 - Unemployment Insurance Applicant Exemption
Removed entire subject because this item was removed from ABAWD exemptions and included in NA E&T Registration Exemptions to align policy with the FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.10 – Participant in Other Work Program Exemption
Removed entire subject Participant in Other Work Program Exemption because Jobs and Tribal NEW were removed from ABAWD exemptions and included in NA ABAWD work requirements to align policy with the FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.11 – NA Transitional Benefit Assistance (TBA) Exemption
Removed entire subject because TBA is not supported by regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.12 – Homelessness Exemption
Removed entire subject because Homelessness is part of the unfit for work exemption to align with FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.13 – Migrant or Seasonal Farm Worker Exemption
Removed entire subject Migrant or Seasonal Farm Worker from ABAWD exemptions and included in ABAWD work requirements to align policy with the regulations based on FNS findings. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.14 – Receipt of SSI Exemption
Removed entire subject because Receipt of SSI is part of the unfit for work exemption to align with FNS regulations. (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
FAA2.M10B.15 – Victim of Domestic Violence
Removed entire subject from the ABAWD exemptions and added to the revision of unfit for work exemption according to 7 CFR 273.24(c). (Effective for all determinations completed on or after 01/13/2020)
 
Included Reduced Work Effort (RWE) as a requirement to be considered for the ABAWD Extension period extension, just as voluntary quit is considered. (Effective 04/06/2020)