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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 013 : AID TO THE AGED, BLIND, AND DISABLED

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1301)
  • § 1301. Eligibility requirements- general

    To be eligible for State aid to the aged, blind, or disabled, in addition to the requirements in sections 1301-1303 of this chapter governing eligibility for a specific program, an individual shall:

    (1) Be a resident of this State when the person applies.

    (2) Not have made a voluntary assignment or transfer of property or income for the purpose of qualifying, nor shall the individual's spouse have made a voluntary assignment or transfer of property or income for the purpose of qualifying the individual.

    (3) Be a recipient of Federal Supplemental Security Income, if eligible.

    (4) Not have sufficient income or other resources to provide a reasonable subsistence compatible with decency and health, and not be receiving or able to secure support from persons legally responsible for the individual's support. In determining whether the income of an applicant for or a recipient of aid is sufficient, the Department for Children and Families may disregard, within the limits of available funds, income used to further the purposes of rehabilitation and self-support. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 3; amended 1969, No. 256 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. April 6, 1970; 1973, No. 75, § 1, eff. date, see note below; 1973, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 16, eff. April 14, 1974; 1999, No. 147 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 85; 2021, No. 20, § 288.)