(A) Whenever an assistance group disagrees with an agency action or lack of action, the agency shall remind the assistance group of the right to request a state hearing via the JFS 04059 "Explanation of State Hearing Procedures" (rev. 1/2015). The published hearing rules shall also be made available upon request.
(B) When an assistance group disagrees with a denial or termination of benefits, a reapplication for benefits as well as a hearing request may be appropriate.
(C) The provisions of this rule do not apply to county public children services agencies (PCSAs) except insofar as the action or inaction complained of involves programs to which state hearing rights apply, in accordance with rules 5101:6-1-01 and 5101:6-3-01 of the Administrative Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/29/2018 and 03/01/2024
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5101.35
Rule Amplifies: 5160.011, 5101.35
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1987, 06/01/1993, 06/01/2003, 09/01/2008, 02/28/2014