Rule 5101:1-3-12.8 | Providing child care services to an individual who is participating in a community service program.
(A) Conflict with Revised Code
(1) Section (5) of Amended Substitute Senate Bill 238 of the 126th General Assembly (9/2006) sets forth the following provision: Not later than September 30, 2006, the director of job and family services shall adopt rules as necessary for the state to comply with 42 U.S.C. 607(i)(2)(8/1996). If necessary to bring the state into compliance with 42 U.S.C. 607(i) (2)(8/1996), the rules may deviate from Chapter 5107. of the Revised Code. Rules adopted under this section that govern financial and other administrative requirements applicable to the department of job and family services and county departments of job and family services shall be adopted in accordance with section 111.15 of the Revised Code as if they were internal management rules. All other rules adopted under this section shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
(2) The county agencies shall administer the work activity programs in accordance with the requirements contained in this rule and not in accordance with sections 5107.40 and 5107.60 of the Revised Code.
(3) All applicable requirements contained in the Revised Code sections referenced in paragraph (A)(2) of this rule have been incorporated into this rule.
(B) What does providing child care services to an individual who is participating in a community service program mean?
(1) Providing child care services to an individual who is participating in a community service program is a work activity in which a work-eligible individual provides child care to enable another work-eligible individual to participate in a community service program as described in rule 5101:1-3-12.6 of the Administrative Code.
(2) Providing child care to enable Ohio works first recipients to participate in other work activities does not meet this definition.
(C) What are the requirements for this activity?
(1) The activity shall be a structured program designed to improve the employability of work-eligible individuals who participate in this activity.
(2) In a two-parent family, one parent cannot count as participating by providing child care for his or her own children while the other parent participates in a community service activity.