J Sanction Level Example 2
 
Abby has a first instance of noncompliance while participating in the State CA program and a sanction is imposed for the benefit month of February.
 
The State CA program imposes graduated levels of sanctions. Since this is Abby’s first instance of noncompliance, her benefits are reduced by 50%.
 
The State CA case closes effective for the month of March.
Abby moves and qualifies for PY TANF. Abby has a second instance of noncompliance in June while participating in the PY TANF program.
 
The PY TANF program imposes progressive levels of sanctions. Since this is Abby’s second instance of noncompliance, her benefits are reduced by 50%.