#10-18-EMP: Engagement Call-In Of Nonexempt Food Stamp Participants
(This Policy Directive Replaces PD #00-85R and PD #02-34-EMP) Engagement Call-In Of Nonexempt Food Stamp Participants Food Stamp (FS) participants between the ages of 16 and 59 are required to provide information regarding their work registration status.
Participants who are deemed employable (nonexempt) must comply with the FS Program work requirements as a condition of eligibility. The FS Program work requirements for nonexempt participants include participation in a Food Stamp Employment and Training (FSET) program as assigned by the Agency.
Nonexempt FS participants may be required to participate in an FSET program for up to 30 hours per week. The total hours of participation in an employment and training program and any hours of paid employment may not exceed 120 hours per month.
The maximum number of hours of work experience assigned to a participant each month may not exceed the value of the participant's monthly FS benefit divided by the higher of the state or federal minimum hourly wage.
Failure to comply with the FS Program work requirements will cause nonexempt FS participants to be ineligible to receive FS benefits and subject to durational sanctions.