§ 239B.1 Definitions
§ 239B.2 Conditions of eligibility
§ 239B.2A School attendance
§ 239B.2B Eligibility of noncitizens
§ 239B.2C Absence from home — incarceration.
§ 239B.3 Cash assistance
§ 239B.4 Departmental role
§ 239B.5 Compliance with federal law — prohibited electronic benefit transfer transactions.
§ 239B.6 Assignment of support rights or benefits
§ 239B.7 Income and resource exemptions, deductions, and disregards
§ 239B.8 Family investment agreements
§ 239B.9 Limited benefit plan
§ 239B.10 Minor and young parents — other requirements.
§ 239B.11 Family investment program account — diversion program subaccount — diversion program.
§ 239B.11A Transitional benefits
§ 239B.12 Immunization
§ 239B.13 Needy relative payee — protective payee — vendor payment.
§ 239B.14 Fraudulent practices — recovery of overpayments.
§ 239B.15 County attorney to enforce
§ 239B.16 Appeal — judicial review.
§ 239B.17 PROMISE JOBS program
§ 239B.18 JOBS program participation
§ 239B.19 JOBS program availability
§ 239B.20 JOBS program health and safety
§ 239B.21 JOBS program — workers’ compensation law applicable.
§ 239B.22 JOBS program — participant not state employee.
§ 239B.23 Child day care provisions
§ 239B.24 State child care assistance eligibility

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 239B

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means a person who files an application for participation in the family investment program under this chapter. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistance: means a family investment program payment. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Child: means an unmarried person who is less than eighteen years of age or an unmarried person who is eighteen years of age and is engaged full-time in completing high school graduation or equivalency requirements in a manner which is reasonably expected to result in completion of the requirements prior to the person reaching nineteen years of age. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Family: means a family unit that includes at least one child and at least one parent or other specified relative of the child. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Family investment agreement: means the agreement developed with a participant in accordance with section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Family investment program: means the family investment program under this chapter. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • JOBS program: means the promoting independence and self-sufficiency through employment job opportunities and basic skills program created in section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Limited benefit plan: means a period of time in which a participant or member of a participant's family is either eligible for reduced assistance only or ineligible for any assistance under the family investment program, in accordance with section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Minor parent: means an applicant or participant parent who is less than eighteen years of age and has never been married. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" and the abbreviation "A. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Participant: means a person who is receiving full or partial family investment program assistance. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Specified relative: means a person who is, or was at any time, one of the following relatives of an applicant or participant child, by means of blood relationship, marriage, or adoption, or is a spouse of one of the following relatives:
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1