Nutrition Assistance Categorical Eligibility Exceptions
(01/01/22 - 12/31/22)
Do not consider the budgetary unit NA categorically eligible (Basic or Expanded) when any of the following apply:
The budgetary unit lives in a nonexempt institution.
The NA Lead Participant is disqualified for voluntary quit or failure to comply with NA work requirements.
NOTE When the NA Lead Participant does not comply, and there is no good cause, the entire budgetary unit is ineligible for NA benefits. When the Non-Lead Participant is disqualified, the remaining eligible participants may be categorically eligible. (See NA Participants keyed as DE for policy and procedures regarding participants keyed as DE)
Any participant is disqualified for any of the following:
Drug conviction
Fleeing felon status
NA trafficking
(See NA Participants Keyed as DF for policy and procedures regarding participants keyed as DF)
The budgetary unit refuses to cooperate in providing information necessary to determine eligibility and benefit level.
The budgetary unit is ineligible due to striker provisions.
The NA case was closed, or benefits were stopped for lottery or gambling winnings equal to or more than the Winnings Reporting Amount.