GA RESIDENCE PROVISIONS
§ 147.61. GA residence policy.
(a) A person will be considered to have met the residence requirements for GA if he is living in this Commonwealth voluntarily and not for a temporary purpose.
(b) A person residing in this Commonwealth for a temporary purpose such as a visit, school attendance or seasonal employment such as migrant working who plans to leave this Commonwealth upon completion of the purpose, will not be considered to have met the residence requirements.
(c) A person temporarily residing in this Commonwealth who has a job that is real, such as migrant workers, and is not working because of reasons beyond his control, for example, maturity of crops delays harvesting, general weather conditions and the like, will be eligible for a one-time grant while the facts are being verified. If the facts substantiate that the person will definitely be employed when the reasons beyond his control no longer exist, additional one-time grants may be authorized until the person receives his first pay. A migrant worker family with children under 21 will be eligible for Family Cash Assistance under the Emergency Assistance Program as described in § 289.4 (relating to procedures) for a period not to exceed 30 consecutive days or less as needed.
(d) A migrant and his family receiving a money payment may also be eligible for burial payment, food stamps and social services. If otherwise eligible, a migrant worker and his family may receive MA services when there is an emergency medical need as the result of an emergency situation as provided for in Chapter 289 (relating to emergency assistance).
The provisions of this § 147.61 adopted October 9, 1981, effective October 15, 1979, 11 Pa.B. 3516.
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