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

Details of Tracking Number  2019-00580


CCR details

Tracking Number 2019-00580
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 500,1008,2500 Department of Human Services
Agency 2506 Food Assistance Program (Volume 4B)
CCR Number 10 CCR 2506-1
CCR Title RULE MANUAL VOLUME 4B, FOOD ASSISTANCE

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 09/27/2019
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2019-00580.doc
Statutory Authority 26-1-107, C.R.S. (2016), 26-1-109, C.R.S. (2016), 26-1-111, C.R.S. (2016), 26-2-301 (2017), C.R.S. 26-2-302 (2017), C.R.S., Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-79)
Description of Subjects/Issues The United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service annually evaluates Federal income poverty guidelines and cost of living increases to determine appropriate adjustments to income eligibility standards, benefit allotments, and deductions for the upcoming Federal Fiscal Year. The modified figures are typically made available to states during the month of August immediately prior to the next fiscal year. Additional language was necessary to be incorporated in this rule change due to final rule implementation of 2014 Farm Bill provisions.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service annually evaluates Federal income poverty guidelines and cost of living increases to determine appropriate adjustments to income eligibility standards, benefit allotments, and deductions for the upcoming Federal Fiscal Year. The modified figures are typically made available to states during the month of August immediately prior to the next fiscal year. Additional language was necessary to be incorporated in this rule change due to final rule implementation of 2014 Farm Bill provisions. This permanent rule follows emergency rule adoption 2019-00484.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2019-00580.doc
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2019-00580.doc
Comments CDHS typically holds 2 public hearings, an initial and final, for each proposed rule. The initial hearing allowing the public an opportunity to submit written data, views, or arguments and to testify for or against the proposed rules. The Board does not vote on the proposed rule at the initial hearing, but asks CDHS to consider all public comment and discussion and, if needed, submit revisions to the proposed rule. The final hearing, usually the month following the initial hearing, allows the same opportunity for public comment, after which the Board votes on final adoption of the proposed rule. Emergency rules (ER) are adopted immediately, and are permanently adopted at a second hearing, usually the month after the initial hearing. This hearing will be to permanently adopt ER 2019-00484 adopted 9/6/2019. Meeting dates:https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs-boardscommittees-collaboration/state-board-human-services
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 11/08/2019
Hearing Time 08:30 AM
Hearing Location 1575 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203
Contact Name Andrea Poole
Contact Title SNAP Policy Supervisor
Contact Telephone 303.866.4748
Contact email andrea.poole@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02019-00580.doc
Redline Redline2019-00580.doc
Adopted Date 11/08/2019
AGO requested date 11/12/2019
Attorney General Opinion 11/22/2019
Colorado Register publication date 12/10/2019
Effective Date 12/30/2019
Inserted into CCR 12/13/2019