Authorized expenditures for public assistance
The Department of Human Services may, subject to the allotment system provided for in ORS 291.234 (Department to make allotments to state officers and agencies of appropriations and funds) to 291.260 (Approving, modifying or disapproving requests and budgets to be submitted to the federal government), expend such sums as are required to be expended in this state to provide public assistance excluding medical assistance. Expenditures for public assistance include, but are not limited to, expenditures for the following purposes:
(1) General assistance to needy persons and their dependents.
(2) Temporary assistance for needy families granted under ORS 412.001 (Definitions) to 412.069 (Appeal from denial of or failure to act on application or from modification or cancellation of aid) and 418.647 (Foster care payments), including services to relatives with whom dependent children applying for or receiving temporary assistance for needy families are living in order to help such relatives attain the maximum self-support or self-care consistent with the maintenance of continuing parental care and protection or in order to maintain and strengthen family life for such children.
(3) Assistance provided by the Oregon Supplemental Income Program.
(5) Carrying out the provisions of law for child welfare purposes.
(6) Scholarships or grants for qualified recipients to provide them education and professional, technical or other helpful training, payable to a publicly supported career school or educational institution on behalf of the recipient.
(7) Other purposes for which the department is authorized to expend funds, including the administration expenses of the department.
(8) Carrying out the provisions of ORS 411.116 (Rules, contracts and intergovernmental agreements for providing social services to individuals). [Amended by 1957 c.648 §1; 1961 c.600 §4; 1961 c.620 §3; 1965 c.556 §17; 1967 c.588 §3; 1969 c.123 §1; 1969 c.203 §1; 1971 c.779 §10; 1991 c.66 §1; 1995 c.343 §41; 1997 c.581 §6; 2005 c.381 §7]
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