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Title 25Chapter ISubchapter DPart 20


TITLE 25—Indians

CHAPTER I—BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER D—HUMAN SERVICES

PART 20—FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS

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Subpart A—DEFINITIONS, PURPOSE AND POLICY

§20.100
What definitions clarify the meaning of the provisions of this part?
§20.101
What is the purpose of this part?
§20.102
What is the Bureau's policy in providing financial assistance and social services under this part?
§20.103
Have the information collection requirements in this part been approved by the Office of Management and Budget?
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Subpart B—WELFARE REFORM

§20.200
What contact will the Bureau maintain with State, tribal, county, local, and other Federal agency programs?
§20.201
How does the Bureau designate a service area and what information is required?
§20.202
What is a tribal redesign plan?
§20.203
Can a tribe incorporate assistance from other sources into a tribal redesign plan?
§20.204
Must all tribes submit a tribal redesign plan?
§20.205
Can tribes change eligibility criteria or levels of payments for General Assistance?
§20.206
Must a tribe get approval for a tribal redesign plan?
§20.207
Can a tribe use savings from a tribal redesign plan to meet other priorities of the tribe?
§20.208
What if the tribal redesign plan leads to increased costs?
§20.209
Can a tribe operating under a tribal redesign plan go back to operating under this part?
§20.210
Can eligibility criteria or payments for Burial Assistance, Child Assistance, and Disaster Assistance and Emergency Assistance change?
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Subpart C—DIRECT ASSISTANCE

Eligibility for Direct Assistance

§20.300
Who qualifies for Direct Assistance under this subpart?
§20.301
What is the goal of General Assistance?
§20.302
Are Indian applicants required to seek assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families?
§20.303
When is an applicant eligible for General Assistance?
§20.304
When will the Bureau review eligibility for General Assistance?
§20.305
What is redetermination?
§20.306
What is the payment standard for General Assistance?

Determining Need and Income

§20.307
What resources does the Bureau consider when determining need?
§20.308
What does earned income include?
§20.309
What does unearned income include?
§20.310
What recurring income must be prorated?
§20.311
What amounts will the Bureau deduct from earned income?
§20.312
What amounts will the Bureau deduct from income or other resources?
§20.313
How will the Bureau compute financial assistance payments?

Employment Requirements

§20.314
What is the policy on employment?
§20.315
Who is not covered by the employment policy?
§20.316
What must a person covered by the employment policy do?
§20.317
How will the ineligibility period be implemented?
§20.318
What case management responsibilities does the social services worker have?
§20.319
What responsibilities does the general assistance recipient have?

Tribal Work Experience Program (TWEP)

§20.320
What is TWEP?
§20.321
Does TWEP allow an incentive payment?
§20.322
Who can receive a TWEP incentive payment?
§20.323
Will the local TWEP be required to have written program procedures?

Burial Assistance

§20.324
When can the Bureau provide Burial Assistance?
§20.325
Who can apply for Burial Assistance?
§20.326
Does Burial Assistance cover transportation costs?

Disaster Assistance

§20.327
When can the Bureau provide Disaster Assistance?
§20.328
How can a tribe apply for Disaster Assistance?

Emergency Assistance

§20.329
When can the Bureau provide Emergency Assistance payments?
§20.330
What is the payment standard for Emergency Assistance?

Adult Care Assistance

§20.331
What is Adult Care Assistance?
§20.332
Who can receive Adult Care Assistance?
§20.333
How do I apply for Adult Care Assistance?
§20.334
What happens after I apply?
§20.335
What is the payment standard for Adult Care Assistance?
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Subpart D—SERVICES TO CHILDREN, ELDERLY, AND FAMILIES

§20.400
Who should receive Services to Children, Elderly, and Families?
§20.401
What is included under Services to Children, Elderly, and Families?
§20.402
When are protective services provided?
§20.403
What do protective services include?
§20.404
What information is contained in a social services assessment?
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Subpart E—CHILD ASSISTANCE

§20.500
Who is eligible for Child Assistance?

How Child Assistance Funds Can Be Used

§20.501
What services can be paid for with Child Assistance funds?
§20.502
Can Child Assistance funds be used to place Indian children in residential care facilities?
§20.503
When can Child Assistance funds be used for Indian adoption or guardianship subsidies?
§20.504
What short-term homemaker services can Child Assistance pay for?
§20.505
What services are provided jointly with the Child Assistance Program?

Foster Care

§20.506
What information is required in the foster care case file?
§20.507
What requirements must foster care providers meet?
§20.508
What must the social services agency do when a child is placed in foster care, residential care or guardianship home?
§20.509
What must the social services worker do when a child is placed in foster care or residential care facility?
§20.510
How is the court involved in child placements?
§20.511
Should permanency plans be developed?
§20.512
Can the Bureau/tribal contractors make Indian adoptive placements?
§20.513
Should Interstate Compacts be used for the placement of children?
§20.514
What assistance can the courts request from social services on behalf of children?
§20.515
What is required for case management?
§20.516
How are child abuse, neglect or exploitation cases to be handled?
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Subpart F—ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

§20.600
Who can apply for financial assistance or social services?
§20.601
How can applications be submitted?
§20.602
How does the Bureau verify eligibility for social services?
§20.603
How is an application approved or denied?
§20.604
How is an applicant or recipient notified that benefits or services are denied or changed?
§20.605
What happens when an applicant or recipient appeals a decision under this subpart?
§20.606
How is an incorrect payment adjusted or recovered?
§20.607
What happens when applicants or recipients knowingly and willfully provide false or fraudulent information?
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Subpart G—HEARINGS AND APPEALS

§20.700
Can an applicant or recipient appeal the decision of a Bureau official?
§20.701
Does a recipient receive financial assistance while an appeal is pending?
§20.702
When is an appeal hearing scheduled?
§20.703
What must the written notice of hearing include?
§20.704
Who conducts the hearing or appeal of a Bureau decision or action and what is the process?
§20.705
Can an applicant or recipient appeal a tribal decision?


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