WAC 388-442-0010

Am I eligible for benefits if I am fleeing from the law or breaking a condition for parole or probation?

(1) If you are a fleeing felon or violating a condition of probation or parole you are not eligible for temporary assistance for needy families (TANF), state family assistance (SFA), pregnant women assistance (PWA), aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) cash, referral to the housing and essential needs (HEN) program, or basic food benefits.
(2) You are a fleeing felon if:
(a) A federal, state, or local law enforcement officer presents us with a felony arrest warrant that includes the national crime information center (NCIC) codes for escape (4901), flight to avoid (4902), or flight-escape (4999);
(b) The officer presenting the warrant is acting in an official capacity to obtain information on your location or other information; and
(c) You are the individual named in the warrant.
(3) You are violating a condition of parole or probation when:
(a) An administrative or judicial order has found you in violation of the terms of your parole or probation; and
(b) A law enforcement agency is actively seeking you to enforce the conditions of your parole or probation.
(4) "Actively seeking" as used in subsection (3)(b) of this section means a law enforcement agency intends to arrest you for a probation or parole violation within:
(a) Thirty days from the date we request information about the parole or probation violation; or
(b) Twenty days from the date the law enforcement agency requests information from us.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.08.025, and 7 C.F.R. 273.11. WSR 16-18-062, § 388-442-0010, filed 9/1/16, effective 10/2/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.08.025, 74.62.030, and 2013 2nd sp.s. c 10. WSR 13-24-044, § 388-442-0010, filed 11/26/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.04.0052, 74.04.655, 74.08.043, 74.08.335, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36. WSR 12-10-042, § 388-442-0010, filed 4/27/12, effective 6/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.025, 74.08.090 and 21 U.S.C. 862a (d)(1)(A). WSR 05-21-100, § 388-442-0010, filed 10/18/05, effective 11/18/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, and 2004 c 54. WSR 04-18-002, § 388-442-0010, filed 8/19/04, effective 9/19/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.04.510. WSR 00-05-007, § 388-442-0010, filed 2/4/00, effective 3/6/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-442-0010, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-442-0010, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]
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