(1) At the time of application for benefits administered by the department, including but not limited to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), food stamps, Medicaid, LIEAP, LIWAP, refugee assistance, and daycare benefits, a claimant shall be informed in writing of:

(a) the claimant's right to a hearing;

(b) how a hearing may be obtained;

(c) the right to representation by legal counsel, relative, friend, or other spokesman;

(d) notice of the possible penalties for intentional program violations; and

(e) any other information specifically required by applicable law, including department rule.

History: 53-2-201, 53-2-606, 53-4-212, 53-6-113, 53-7-102, MCA; IMP, 53-2-201, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 489, Eff. 5/25/79; AMD, 1979 MAR p. 812, Eff. 7/27/79; TRANS & AMD, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 1653, Eff. 6/30/00; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 47, Eff. 1/12/07.