24-1, January Quarterly Revision

Revision Notice 24-1, Effective Jan. 1, 2024

Archived Revision 23-4; Effective Oct. 1, 2023 (PDF)
Archived Revision 23-3; Effective July 1, 2023 (PDF)
Archived Revision 23-2; Effective Apr. 1, 2023 (PDF)
Archived Revision 23-1; Effective Jan. 1, 2023 (PDF)

Revisions

The following sections were revised in the Texas Works Handbook:

SectionsSection TitleChange
A-121.1Receipt of Application from Residential Child Care FacilityClarifies information about applications for independent children. (Medical Programs)
A-135Pending InformationMakes minor edits for clarity. (All Programs except TP 40)
A-923Children Residing in General Residential Operations FacilitiesClarifies information regarding authorized representatives for children residing in general residential operations facilities. (Medical Programs except TP 08 and TA 31) 
A-1326.20Housing AllowanceClarifies information about employer paid housing allowances. (SNAP and TANF)
A-1941.1Meeting the Work Requirement Through Self-EmploymentClarifies information about self-employment hours to meet the ABAWD work requirement. (SNAP)
B-544Child Placed in a Non-Secure FacilityClarifies information regarding authorized representatives for children residing in general residential operations facilities. (TP 44)
C-321Current TANF State Time Limit County Hardship ListUpdates the TANF State Time Limit County Hardship Lists to reflect the current quarter with no county updates. (TANF)
C-322Previous TANF State Time Limit County Hardship ListsUpdates the TANF State Time Limit County Hardship Lists to reflect the last three previous quarterly dates. (TANF)

Retired Bulletins

The following bulletins are deleted from the Texas Works Handbook since the information has either been incorporated into the handbook or is no longer necessary:

Release DateBulletin NumberTitle
07-03-2323-121. SNAP Benefit Issuance Distribution Schedule Update
2. Unverified Income Over the SNAP and TANF Income Limits
3. Change in Dental Contractor for Incurred Medical Expense Processing
05-01-2323-091. COVID-19 Update: Resetting ABAWD Countable Months to Zero (PDF)     
2. COVID-19 Update: SNAP Student Eligibility Ending (PDF) 
3. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods (PDF) 
03-07-2323-051. Revised - SNAP E&T Good Cause 
2. Exempt Members Volunteering to Participate in E&T 
3. SNAP Work Rules Notice and Verbal Informing Script 
4. Rescinding SNAP E&T Sanctions 
5. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods
Attachments: 
•    SNAP Work Rules Informing Script - English
•    SNAP Work Rules Informing Script - Spanish
05-17-1212-091.    Authorized Representatives and Alternate Payees for Independent Children 
2.    Social Security Administration/Bureau of Vital Statistics Death Match Processing