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39-7,124.Aid to families with dependent children; no grant payments for unmarried minor who has a child unless residing with parent; exceptions. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, no aid to families with dependent children grant payment shall be made on behalf of a minor under the age of 18 years who has never married and who has a child or is pregnant unless such minor resides with a parent, legal guardian or other adult relative or in a foster home, maternity home or other adult-supervised living arrangement.

(b) Exceptions to this section shall be allowed in any of the following circumstances in accordance with requirements of the federal family support act of 1988:

(1) The individual has no parent or legal guardian who is living or the whereabouts of the individual's parent or legal guardian are unknown;

(2) the state determines that the physical health or safety of the individual or the individual's child would be jeopardized; or

(3) the individual has lived apart from the individual's parent or legal guardian for a period of at least one year prior to the birth of the child or applying for benefits.

History: L. 1994, ch. 265, § 1; July 1.

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