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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XXVPart 2552 → Subpart E


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 2552—FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM


Subpart E—Foster Grandparent Terms of Service


Contents
§2552.51   What are the terms of service of a Foster Grandparent?
§2552.52   What factors are considered in determining a Foster Grandparent's service schedule?
§2552.53   Under what circumstances may a Foster Grandparent be removed from service?

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§2552.51   What are the terms of service of a Foster Grandparent?

A Foster Grandparent shall serve a minimum of 260 hours annually, or a minimum of 5 hours per week. A Foster Grandparent may serve a maximum of 2080 hours annually, or a maximum of 40 hours per week. Within these limitations, a sponsor may set service policies consistent with local needs.

[83 FR 64652, Dec. 17, 2018]

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§2552.52   What factors are considered in determining a Foster Grandparent's service schedule?

(a) Travel time between the Foster Grandparent's home and place of assignment is not part of the service schedule and is not stipended.

(b) Travel time between individual assignments is a part of the service schedule and is stipended.

(c) Meal time may be part of the service schedule and is stipended.

[64 FR 14126, Mar. 24, 1999, as amended at 83 FR 64652, Dec. 17, 2018]

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§2552.53   Under what circumstances may a Foster Grandparent be removed from service?

(a) A sponsor may remove a Foster Grandparent from service for cause. Grounds for removal include, but are not limited to: Extensive and unauthorized absences; misconduct; failure to perform assignments or failure to accept supervision. A Foster Grandparent may also be removed from stipended service for having income in excess of the eligibility level. A Foster Grandparent shall be removed immediately if ineligible to serve based on criminal history check results.

(b) The sponsor shall establish appropriate policies on removal from service, as well as procedures for appeal.

[83 FR 64652, Dec. 17, 2018]

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