(a)  When all information necessary to determine eligibility has been obtained, the Income Maintenance Caseworker shall recommend whether to approve or to deny assistance.  The recommendation shall be based on all reliable, relevant information.

(b)  The authority to approve or deny assistance rests with the county board of social services.  The county board may, by appropriate resolution recorded in the board minutes, delegate to the county director of social services the authority to process applications, to determine eligibility, or to terminate assistance.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-54; 42 C.F.R. 435.913;

Eff. September 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1990;

Transferred from 10A NCAC 21B .0205 Eff. May 1, 2012;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.