Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 25. Public Assistance
Section 455. Interim Assistance.
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AS 47.25.455. Interim Assistance.

(a) The department shall pay at least $280 a month to a person eligible for assistance under this chapter while the eligibility of the person for benefits under 42 U.S.C. 1381 - 1385 (Title XVI, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income Program,) is being determined. Payments in excess of $280 a month may be made under this section if the department determines that money is available for excess payments.

(b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the department may not make monthly payments in excess of the total amount of state and federal monthly payments to which the person would be entitled if the person is determined to be eligible for benefits under 42 U.S.C. 1381 - 1385.

(c) A person applying for assistance under this section shall, as a condition of eligibility for assistance, agree to repay the state for assistance granted upon the person's receipt of a benefit under 42 U.S.C. 1381 - 1383 for a month in which the person received interim assistance under this section. The monthly repayment required by this subsection may not exceed the amount of assistance that the person received under 42 U.S.C. 1381 - 1383 for that month.

(d) Beginning the first full month after a person is determined to be eligible for assistance under 42 U.S.C. 1381 - 1383, the department shall terminate interim assistance to that person under this section and begin payments to the person under AS 47.25.430 .

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