Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) [22 VAC 40 ‑ 295]
Exclusion Periods for Intentional Program Violations
Action 4169
[Withdrawn 12/11/2015]
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this action is to amend the current Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) regulation, 22VAC40-295-140, to make the penalties for Intentional Program Violations (IPV) consistent between the TANF Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Currently, IPV penalty periods for TANF are six months for the first offense; twelve months for the second offense; and permanently for the third offense. This regulation will amend the current TANF IPV regulation to make the exclusion period consistent with SNAP which are 12-months for first offense, 24-months for the second offense; and permanently for a third offense.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004065]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6933 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 12/11/2015 after the comment period had ended.
7094 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/11/2015 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Bridget Shelmet  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Ric, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7144    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: ()-