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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2017-00194


CCR details

Tracking Number 2017-00194
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 500,1008,2500 Department of Human Services
Agency 2503 Income Maintenance (Volume 3)
CCR Number 9 CCR 2503-6
CCR Title COLORADO WORKS PROGRAM

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 05/30/2017
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2017-00194.doc
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2017-00194.doc
Statutory Authority "26-1-107, C.R.S. (2016) 26-1-109, C.R.S. (2016) 26-1-111, C.R.S. (2016) 45 CFR 261 26-2-705, C.R.S. (2016) 26-2-715, C.R.S. (2016 "
Applicable Federal Provisions 45 CFR 261 26-2-705, C.R.S. (2016) 26-2-715, C.R.S. (2016
Description of Subjects/Issues "The proposed rule change aims to prevent a potential federal penalty of $59M for the State of Colorado. Federal law requires the State to meet the Work Participation Rate (WPR), which requires specific work activities for Colorado Works participants. WPR is a process measure which tracks the number of hours individuals spend in specific activities. Individuals either meet the minimum federally required hours or no credit is given towards the rate. Colorado has been unable to meet the Two-Parent federal WPR of 90%. The inability to meet this could potentially result in a $59 million sanction for the State of Colorado. The proposed rule change allows the Two-Parent Colorado Works households to be removed from the WPR by changing the funding source while still having the same eligibility requirements. "
Purpose/Objective of Rule see attachment
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2017-00194.pdf
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2017-00194.pdf
Comments 17-2-7-1
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 07/07/2017
Hearing Time 10:00 AM
Hearing Location CDHS, 1575 Sherman Street, 8th Floor, Denver, CO 80203
Contact Name Elizabeth Nelson
Contact Title Rule Author
Contact Telephone 303-866-5206
Contact email elizabeth.nelson@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02017-00194.doc
Redline Redline2017-00194.doc
Adopted Date 08/04/2017
AGO requested date 08/10/2017
Attorney General Opinion 08/22/2017
Colorado Register publication date 09/10/2017
Effective Date 10/01/2017
Inserted into CCR 10/02/2017