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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 3. AID AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE [11000 - 15771]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 4. Emergency Payments and Special Circumstances for Aged, Blind and Disabled [12500 - 12601]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12500 - 12502]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

12500.
  

(a) The purpose of this chapter is to provide payment to meet the needs of recipients under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12000), under emergency or special circumstances in the event that the federal government makes no provision for that category payment or in the event that the payment from the federal government program is lost, stolen, or likely to be delayed beyond four days.

(b) The payments provided for under this chapter are also available to the recipients of programs provided for under Article 7 (commencing with Section 12300) of Chapter 3 and Chapter 10.3 (commencing with Section 18937) of Part 6.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 38. Effective July 30, 2001.)

12501.
  

(a) To the extent permitted by federal law, payments made pursuant to this chapter for special circumstances shall be excluded in determining the income of an individual for the purposes of the federal supplemental security income program and the state supplementary payment program administered by the Commissioner of Social Security and shall be considered as assistance based on need and furnished by the state as described in Section 1616(a) of Title XVI of the Social Security Act.

(b) Payments made pursuant to this chapter for special circumstances shall be excluded in determining the income of an applicant for or recipient of benefits under the program provided for under Article 7 (commencing with Section 12300) of Chapter 3 and Chapter 10.3 (commencing with Section 18937) of Part 6.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 39. Effective July 30, 2001.)

12502.
  

There shall not be additional income and resource limits for the program provided for under this chapter other than those applicable to the categorical program mentioned in Section 12500 that provides eligibility for the program provided for in this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 39.5. Effective July 30, 2001.)

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