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Library: Policy

340:10-1-1. Purpose

Revised 9-15-21

(a) Purpose.  The purpose of this Chapter is to describe the rules governing Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program and how the TANF Program interacts with other OKDHS programs.

(b) Legal base.  The TANF Program legal basis is vested in Article XXV of the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma, Title IV, Part A of the federal Social Security Act, Sections 261.1 through 261.80 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations, and Sections 230.50 through 230.78 of Title 56 of the Oklahoma Statutes.