(A) The director of job and family services shall establish the disability financial assistance program.
(B) Subject to all other eligibility requirements established by this chapter and the rules adopted under it for the disability financial assistance program, a person may be eligible for disability financial assistance only if one of the following applies:
(1) The person is unable to do any substantial or gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment that can be expected to result in death or has lasted or can be expected to last for not less than nine months;
(2) On the day before the effective date of this amendment, the person was sixty years of age or older and one of the following is the case:
(a) The person was receiving or was scheduled to begin receiving financial assistance under this chapter on the basis of being sixty years of age or older;
(b) An eligibility determination was pending regarding the person's application to receive financial assistance under this chapter on the basis of being sixty years of age or older and, on or after the effective date of this amendment, the person receives a determination of eligibility based on that application.
Effective Date: 06-26-2003 .