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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 2. ADMINISTRATION [10500 - 10985]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 4.5. Aid Payments [10825 - 10827]
  ( Chapter 4.5 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1177. )

10825.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law relating to the method of payment of aid under this part, a county may develop a payment system which, to the extent feasible, spreads the issuance of public assistance warrants evenly over the month. Such a payment system shall not be instituted until approved by the department.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1177.)

10826.
  

Upon election by a county to utilize the aid payment method provided by this chapter, the county shall submit a plan to the department for approval. The plan shall be approved by the department before it is implemented and shall include provisions for assuring that

(a) Each recipient of aid will be assigned a date or dates within the month as the date or dates on which he will be paid in subsequent months;

(b) Each warrant will be placed in the mail in order to be delivered on the assigned payment date and that in the event there is no mail delivery on the assigned payment date, the warrant will be placed in the mail in time to be delivered to the payee on the last mail delivery date prior to the payment date; and

(c) Upon changing payment dates for any recipient, the recipient will receive a pro rata payment on the old payment date in payment of the aid to which such recipient is entitled prior to the new payment date.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 113.)

10827.
  

To the extent permitted by federal law and notwithstanding Sections 11006.2, 11056, 11450 and 11455, a county electing to utilize the aid payment method provided by this chapter may establish new eligibility periods and payment periods which may be monthly or semimonthly and which are not limited to a calendar month to correspond with changes of payment dates under this chapter.

Changes in eligibility or payment periods under this chapter shall be approved by the department before implementation.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 113.)

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