461-170-0011    Effective 04/01/18
Changes That Must Be Reported

  1. A change in employment status is considered to occur as follows:

    1. For a new job, the change occurs the first day of the new job.

    2. For a job separation, the change occurs on the last day of employment.

  2. A change in source of income is considered to occur as follows:

    1. For earned income, the change occurs upon the receipt by the individual of the first paycheck from a new job or the first paycheck reflecting a new rate of pay.

    2. For unearned income, the change occurs the day the individual receives the new or changed payment.

  3. An individual must report, orally or in writing, the following changes:

    1. In the ERDC program, an individual must report the following changes within 10 days of occurrence:

      1. A change in child care provider.

      2. A change in employment status.

      3. A change in mailing address or residence.

      4. A change in membership of the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0350).

      5. A member of the filing group is discharged from the U.S. military and returning from active duty in a military war zone.

      6. A change in income above the ERDC income limit as defined in OAR 461-155-0150(5)(b) that is expected to continue.

    2. In the SNAP program:

      1. An ABAWD residing in one of the SNAP time limit counties (see OAR 461-135-0520), who is employed and assigned to CRS or SRS, must report a change in work hours when work hours are below 20 hours per week. This change must be reported within 10 days of occurrence.

      2. An individual assigned to CRS must report any of the following changes within 10 days of occurrence:

        1. A change in earned income of more than $100.

        2. A change in unearned income of more than $50.

        3. A change in source of income.

        4. A change in membership of the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0370) and any resulting change in income.

        5. A change in residence and the shelter costs in the new residence.

        6. A change in the legal obligation to pay child support.

        7. When the sum of cash on hand, stocks, bond, and money in a bank or savings institution account reaches or exceeds program resource limits.

        8. Acquisition or change in ownership of a non-excluded vehicle.

      3. An individual assigned to SRS must report when the monthly income of the filing group exceeds the SNAP countable (see OAR 461-001-0000) income limit by the tenth day of the month following the month of occurrence.

      4. An individual assigned to TBA is not required to report any changes.

    3. For Employment Payments (see OAR 461-135-1270) and JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260), an individual must follow the same reporting requirements as a SNAP client assigned to CRS, SRS, or TBA reporting systems (see OAR 461-170-0010).

    4. In the GA, OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB programs, an individual must report all changes that may affect eligibility (see OAR 461-001-0000) or benefit level within 10 days of occurrence, including any of the following changes:

      1. A change in employment status.

      2. A change in health care coverage.

      3. A change in membership of the household group (see OAR 461-110-0210).

      4. A change in marital status.

      5. A change in residence.

      6. Except for QMB-BAS, QMB-SMB, and QMB-SMF, a change in resources.

      7. A change in source or amount of income.

      8. Except for the QMB programs, out-of-pocket medical expenses.

      9. For inmates whose medical benefits have been suspended (see OAR 461-135-0950), a change in incarceration status.

    5. In the REF, SFPSS, and TANF programs, an individual assigned to CRS must report any of the following changes within 10 days of occurrence:

      1. Acquisition or change in ownership of a non-excluded vehicle.

      2. A change in earned income more than $100.

      3. Employment separation.

      4. A change in membership of the household group.

      5. A change in marital status or other changes in membership of the filing group.

      6. A change in mailing address or residence.

      7. A change in pregnancy status of any member of the filing group.

      8. A change in source of income.

      9. A change in unearned income more than $50.

      10. A change in who pays the shelter costs if the costs will be paid by a non-custodial parent.

      11. Sale or receipt of a resource that causes total resources to exceed program resource limits.

    6. In the REFM program, an individual must report the following changes within 10 days of occurrence:

      1. A change in membership of the household group.

      2. A change in residence.

      3. A change in pregnancy status of any member of the filing group.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 329A.500, 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685
Stats. Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.081, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706, 411.816, 411.825, 411.837, 412.014, 412.049, 413.085, 414.685, 414.826

Previous Rules

Attention: Effective 01/01/09 the following rules were renumbered into 461-170-0011: 461-170-0015, 461-170-0020, 461-170-0025, 461-170-0030, and 461-170-0035