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Rule Title: FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
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Department: PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Chapter: TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS PROGRAM
Subchapter: Eligibility and Application Process
 
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37.36.604    FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

(1) Individuals whose annual family income during the 12 months immediately preceding the month of application is less than 250% of the 2019 poverty guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are eligible for a loan of specialized telecommunications equipment based on income. 250% of the HHS 2019 annual poverty guidelines for families of various sizes is shown in (2).

(2) 250% of the annual poverty guidelines is as follows:

 

 

FAMILY SIZE

250% OF ANNUAL POVERTY

              GUIDELINE 

One

$31,225

Two

$42,275

Three

$53,325

Four

$64,375

Five

$75,425

Six

$86,475

Seven

$97,525

Eight

$108,575

Each Additional Person, Add

$11,050

 

(3) There is no asset test to be eligible for a loan of specialized telecommunications equipment. 

 

History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1710, Eff. 9/24/16; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 2082, Eff. 11/10/17; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1611, Eff. 8/11/18; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 853, Eff. 6/22/19.


 

 
MAR Notices Effective From Effective To History Notes
37-883 6/22/2019 Current History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1710, Eff. 9/24/16; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 2082, Eff. 11/10/17; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1611, Eff. 8/11/18; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 853, Eff. 6/22/19.
37-853 8/11/2018 6/22/2019 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1710, Eff. 9/24/16; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 2082, Eff. 11/10/17; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1611, Eff. 8/11/18.
37-795 11/10/2017 8/11/2018 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1710, Eff. 9/24/16; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 2082, Eff. 11/10/17.
37-759 9/24/2016 11/10/2017 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1710, Eff. 9/24/16.
37-712 12/11/2015 9/24/2016 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 12/11/15.
37-668 7/1/2014 12/11/2015 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013, MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1400, Eff. 7/1/14.
37-616 5/10/2013 7/1/2014 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09; AMD, 2013, MAR p. 788, Eff. 5/10/13.
37-479 9/25/2009 5/10/2013 History: 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1672, Eff. 9/25/09.
4/21/2006 9/25/2009 History: 53-19-307, MCA; IMP, 53-19-305, 53-19-307, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 6/18/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1052, Eff. 4/21/06.
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