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Details of Tracking Number  2015-00854

CCR details

Tracking Number 2015-00854
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 500,1008,2500 Department of Human Services
Agency 2503 Income Maintenance (Volume 3)
CCR Number 9 CCR 2503-7

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 12/18/2015
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2015-00854.doc
Statutory Authority 26-1-107; 26-1-109; 26-1-111(5), 26-2-122.5; 26-2-104(2)(a), (b); 40-8.5-101; 40-8.7-101; 40-8.7-109; 40-8.7-112(1), C.R.S. (2015)
Description of Subjects/Issues #15-9-29-1 Penalties for Individuals Convicted of Fraud in the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
Purpose/Objective of Rule The State Board of Human Services requested that the Department reconsider the penalties imposed due to a fraud conviction. The purpose of this proposed rule change is to revise language in Section 3.751.56 to establish an appropriate consequence for an individual convicted of committing fraud in the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). Individuals who are found guilty of committing fraud in LEAP, pursuant to Section 26-1-127, C.R.S., shall be ineligible to participate in LEAP for three years following the first conviction and permanently for the second conviction.
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2015-00854.doc
Comments Adopted 2/5/16, eff. 4/1/16. Need AGO by COB 2/23/16 for SoS submittal 2/24/16.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 02/05/2016
Hearing Time 10:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Human Services, 8th Floor C-Stat Room, Denver, Colorado 80203
Contact Name Aggie Berens
Contact Title Food and Energy Assistance
Contact Telephone 303-861-0337
Contact email aggie.berens@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02015-00854.DOC
Adopting agency State Board of Human Services: #15-9-29-1 Penalties if Convicted of Fraud in LEAP
Adopted Date 02/05/2016
AGO requested date 02/09/2016
Attorney General Opinion 02/22/2016
Colorado Register publication date 03/10/2016
Effective Date 04/01/2016
Inserted into CCR 03/31/2016