Setting the Baseline: A Report on State Welfare Waivers. Table VII, State Plan Options and Waiver Provisions Affecting the AFDC-UP Program

06/01/1997

  Plan Option Provisions Waived
State Time limits 100-hour rule Labor force attachment rule 30-day waiting period Principal earner rule Scope Waiver Dates
Alabama - X X - - Three counties

Start: 5/90

ongoing

Arizona 6 / 12 months X - - - Statewide

Start: 10/95

End: 9/02

Arkansas 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

California -

X

recipients

- - - Statewide

Start: 10/92

End: 9/97

Colorado 9 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Connecticut - X X X X Statewide

Start: 10/94 (pilot)

1/96 (expansion)

End: 12/03

Delaware - X X X - Statewide, after phased implementation

Start: 10/95

End: 9/02

Florida 6 / 12 months(1) X X X - Eight counties

Start: 1/94

End: 12/01

Georgia 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Hawaii - X X X X Statewide

Start: between 10/96 and 10/97

Duration: 8 years

Idaho 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Illinois - X X X - Pilot sites

Start: 10/93

End: 9/97

Indiana - X - - - Statewide

Start: 4/95

End: 6/02

Iowa - X X - - Statewide

Start: 10/93

End: 9/98

Kansas - X X X X Statewide

Start; between 9/96 and 8/97

Duration: 7 years

Louisiana 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Maryland - X X X - Statewide

Start: 10/96

End: 9/01

Massachusetts - X - - - Statewide

Start: 10/95

End: 9/05

Michigan - X X - - Statewide

Start: 10/92

End: 9/99

Minnesota - X X X - Statewide (under two separate waivers)

Start: (1) 4/94

(2) between 10/96 and 10/97

Duration: 5 yrs

Mississippi - X X X - Statewide

Start: 10/95

End: 9./00

Missouri - X X - - Statewide, only for families where parents are under age 21.

Start: 4/95

End: 5/00

Montana - X X X - Statewide

Start: 1/96

End: 12/04

Nebraska - X X X - Statewide, after phased implementation.

Start: 10/95

End: 9/02

Nevada 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

North Carolina - X X - - Statewide

Start: between 3/96 and 3/97

Duration: 5 years

North Dakota - X - - - Ten counties

Start; 10/96

End: 9/03

Ohio - X X X - Statewide; later two only waived if parents are married.

Start: between 6/96 and 12/96

Duration: 5 years

Oklahoma - X - - - Six counties

Start: 4/96

End: 3/01

Oregon - X X - - Statewide

Start: 7/95

End: 6/02

Pennsylvania - X X X - Lancaster county On hold by state.
South Carolina - X X X X Statewide

Start; between 6/96 and 6/97

Duration: 7 years

South Dakota 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Tennessee - X X X - Only applies to new marriages by AFDC recipients

Start; between 9/96 and 9/97

Duration: 11 years

Texas 6 / 12 months X X - - Statewide

Start: 4/96

End: 6/02

Utah 6 / 12 months X X X - Seven counties

Start: 1/93

Amended: 7/96

End: 12/00

Vermont - X X X - Statewide

Start; 7/94

End: 6/01

Virginia 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

Washington -

X

recipients

- - - Statewide

Start: 7/96

End: 6/06

Wisconsin -

X

recipients

- - - Statewide; only affects continued eligibility.

Start; 1/96

End: 12/00

Wyoming 6 / 12 months - - - -

 

-

 

-

 

1. 1 Waiver allows the 6-month time limit to be removed on a case-by-case basis.