Office of Self-Sufficiency Programs - Recent Permanent and Temporary Rulemaking

Click the links below for information about recent permanent and temporary rulemaking. (Temporary rules are effective for no more than 180 days.) If you have questions, or if you would like to receive rulemaking notices by email, please email Meorah Solar, the Rules Coordinator, or call 541-684-2475. Proposed rule changes open for public comment are available here.

  • Temporary Amendment to the "Alien" Status Requirements Rule for SSP and APD Medical Programs
    Temporary effective 11-23-21 through 5-21-22
  • Temporary Rule Changes to One Self-Sufficiency Child Care Program Rule
    Temporary effective 10-01-21 through 12-27-21
  • Temporary Rule Changes to Seven Self-Sufficiency Program Rules
    Temporary effective 10-01-21 through 03-27-22
  • Changing one Rule about Self-Employment for APD Medical Programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-21
  • Amendment to One Rule Governing SNAP During COVID-19
    Permanent effective 09-28-21
  • Amendments to Ten Rules Governing Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-21
  • Temporary Amendments to two Overpayment Rules
    Temporary effective 09-10-21 through 03-08-22
  • Temporary Changes to one Self-Sufficiency Rule
    Temporary effective 08-25-21 through 02-20-22
  • Adopting Five Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Rules
    Temporary effective 07-22-21 through 01-17-22
  • Making Small Corrections and Clarifications to three Recent Temporary Rule Amendments
    Temporary effective 07-14-21 through 12-31-21
  • Making Small Corrections and Clarifications to a Recent Temporary Rule Amendment
    Temporary effective 07-12-21 through 12-31-21
  • Temporary Changes to Four Rules Regarding APD and SS Programs
    Temporary effective 07-05-21 through 12-31-21
  • Temporary Rule Changes to Seven Rules Regarding Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Temporary effective 07-01-21 through 12-27-21
  • Permanent Rule Changes to Six Rules Regarding APD and SS Programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-21
  • Permanent Changes to 10 Rules Regarding Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-21
  • Temporary Rule Amendment Regarding TANF Program Employment Payments
    Temporary effective 06-03-21 through 11-29-21
  • Making a Temporary Amendment to a Rule About SNAP During COVID-19
    Temporary effective 05-14-21 through 09-28-21
  • Temporary Rule Change to Extend SNAP Application Interview Provisions during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 04-02-21 through 09-28-21
  • Making Temporary Amendments to the Refugee Medical (REFM) program in Three Rules
    Temporary effective 03-29-21 through 09-24-21
  • Making Permanent Amendments to Eight Rules about Self-Sufficiency and APD Medical Programs
    Permanent effective 04-01-21
  • Making Permanent Amendments to 17 rules about Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 04-01-21
  • Temporary Amendments to OSIPM and QMB Programs during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 03-25-21 through 9-20-21
  • Temporarily Amending Non-US Citizen APD Medical Program Eligibility
    Temporary effective 03-12-21 through 9-07-21
  • Amending SNAP Benefit Replacement Rule Language to Align with Policy
    Temporary effective 02-26-21 through 08-24-21
  • Changing One Rule Regarding Self-Sufficiency Program Income Standards
    Temporary effective 03-01-21 through 08-27-21
  • Changing Three Rules Regarding APD Medical Program Income Standards
    Permanent effective 03-01-21
  • Temporary Amendments to Three Rules Impacting Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Temporary effective 01-25-21
  • Further Amending a Temporary Child Care Rule During COVID-19
    Temporary effective 01-25-21
  • Making a Temporary Amendment to a Rule Regarding the SNAP Program
    Temporary effetive 01-01-21
  • Making Permanent Amendments to 17 Rules Regarding Self-Sufficiency Programs and APD Medical Programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-21
  • Making Permanent Amendments to 15 Rules impacting Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-21
  • Making an Additional Change to a Temporary Rule Regarding Child Care During COVID-19
    Temporary effective 12-04-20
  • Making Additional Temporary Amendments to a COVID-19 Child Care Rule
    Temporary effective 12-01-20
  • Making a Temporary Amendment to a Rule Regarding REF, REFM and TANF during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 12-01-20
  • Changing a Temporary Rule about Notice Period
    Temorary effective 11-18-20
  • Temporarily changing a rule about SNAP benefits during COVID-19
    Temorary effective 10-22-20
  • Temporarily Amending Two Rules about DSNAP
    Temporary effective 10-16-2020
  • Temporarily Amending Three Rules about Decision Notice Periods
    Temporary effective 10-16-2020
  • Permanent Amendment to Six Self-Sufficiency Program Rules
    Permanent effective 10-01-2020
  • Making permanent a REF, REFM, & TANF rule regarding provisions in the event of a pandemic
    Permanent effective 09-30-2020
  • Making temporary amendments to a rule regarding child care programs during COVID-19
    Permanent effective 09-29-2020
  • Amending six rules regarding SS and APD Medical Programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-2020
  • Making a temporary amendment to a rule about specific requirements in the TA-DVS program
    Temporary effective 09-04-2020
    Making a temporary amendment to a COVID-19-related TA-DVS program rule
    Temporary effective 09-04-2020
  • Amending a temporary rule regarding GA, OSIPM, and QMB programs during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 09-02-2020
  • Making permanent a child care rule regarding provisions in the event of a pandemic
    Permanent effective 09-01-2020
  • Amending a temporary REF, REF-M, and TANF programs rule regarding COVID-19
    Temporary effective 09-01-2020
  • Correcting omitted verbiage and a math error in two APD Medical Programs
    Temporary effective 08-07-2020
  • Updating a temporary rule regarding the TA-DVS program during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 08-03-2020
  • Amending a Self Sufficiency temporary COVID-19 rule regarding Refugee Resettlement fund provisions
    Temporary effective 08-01-2020
  • Amending a temporary Self-Sufficiency rule about SNAP eligibility during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 07-28-2020
  • Temporarily amending an SSP rule regarding TANF and Department of Child Support Cooperation
    Temporary effective 07-21-2020
    Amending APD Medical and SS Program rules permanently for the launch of the ONE system

    Permanent effective 07-08-2020
  • Amending Self-Sufficiency Program rules permanently for the launch of the ONE system
    Permanent effective 07-08-2020
  • Changing one APD medical program rule
    Permanent effective 07-01-2020
    Changing one SSP rule regarding income standards

    Permanent effective 07-01-2020
  • Changing a temporary SSP rule about child care, COVID-19
    Temporary effective 06-30-2020
  • Amending a temporary rule regarding REF, REFM, and TANF during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 06-17-2020
  • Amending a temporary rule regarding SNAP during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 06-17-2020
  • Amending a temporary rule regarding ERDC during COVID-19
    Temporary effective 06-17-2020
  • Adopting two COVID-related rules
    Temporary effective 06-16-2020
  • Amending two Self-Sufficiency and APD program rules
    Temporary effective 5-15-2020
  • Correcting one rule regarding APD Medical Programs
    Permanent effective 4-27-2020
  • Adopting a SNAP program rule during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Temporary effective 04-17-2020
  • Amending the ERDC and TANF program COVID-19 child care benefits rule
    Temporary effective 04-17-2020
  • Adopting a TA-DVS program rule during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Temporary effective 04-10-2020
  • Amending the REF, REFM, and TANF programs COVID-19 rule
    Temporary effective 04-08-2020
  • Adopting a REF, REFM, and TANF program rule during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Temporary effective 04-03-20
  • Revising rules for Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 04-01-20
  • Adopting an ERDC and TANF program child care benefits rule during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Temporary effective 03-16-20
  • Adjusting Income Standards
    Temporary effective 03-01-20
  • Changing rules regarding APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 03-01-20
  • Amending rules pertaining to Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-20
  • Changing rule regarding APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-20
  • Amending a rule regarding Intentional Program Violation Hearings in Self-Sufficiency Programs
    Temporary effective 12-17-19
  • Adjusting rules affecting APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 10-22-19
    Amending a rule about ABAWD time limits and requirements

    Temporary effective 10-01-19
  • Adjusting a rule about shelter cost in the SNAP program
    Temporary effective 10-01-19
  • Changing self-sufficiency rules
    Permanent effective 10-01-19
  • Amending SNAP rules for students of higher education
    Temporary effective 07-30-19
  • Adjusting an APD medical Pickle Amendment Rule
    Temporary effective 07-23-19
    Adjusting SNAP Filing group rule

    Temporary effective 07-01-19
  • Updating rule about Long Term Care Services or Home and Community Based Care
    Temporary effective 07-01-19
  • Revising rules for self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-19
  • Changing rules affecting APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-19
  • ABAWDs and child care payment rule changes
    Temporary effective 04-01-19
  • Correcting rule about Qualified Partnership policies and OSIPM income standards
    Temporary effective 04-01-19
  • Correcting income standards
    Temporary retroactive to 03-01-19
  • Change APD medical program rules
    Permanent effective 04-01-19
  • Changing self-sufficiency rules
    Permanent effective 04-01-19
  • Changing rules about authorized representatives and alternate payees
    Temporary effective 03-01-19
  • Updating income standards
    Temporary effective 03-01-19
  • Changing rules for APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 03-01-19
  • Lead testing requirements in subsidized child care
    Temporary retroactive to 09-30-18
  • Changing SNAP Employment and Training rules
    Temporary effective 01-01-19
  • Updating Payment Rates for Subsidized Child Care
    Temporary effective 01-01-19
  • Changing SNAP Employment and Training rules
    Temporary effective 01-01-19
  • Changing rules for self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-19
  • Amending rule about TA-DVS payments
    Permanent effective 01-01-19
  • Changing rules for APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-19
  • Changing rules for child care providers
    Permanent effective 12-28-18
  • Changing rules about self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 12-01-18
  • Amending rules about eligibility for subsidized child care
    Temporary retroactive to 09-01-18
  • Changing APD rule about asset transfer disqualifications
    Temporary effective to 10-01-18
  • Changing rules about APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-18
  • Changing rules about self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-18
  • Temporary changes to self-sufficiency rules
    Temporary effective 08-01-18
  • Modifying rule about eligibility of residents of public institutions
    Temporary retroactive to 07-01-18
  • Amending ABAWD rule in SNAP program
    Temporary effective 07-01-18
  • Changing self-sufficiency program rules
    Temporary effective 07-01-18
  • Changing rules related to APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-18
  • Changing rules related to self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 07-01-18
  • Support service payments related to stabilized living
    Temporary effective 06-01-18
  • Changing rule about liens from the Department
    Temporary effective 05-04-18
  • Temporary ABAWD-related exemption to SNAP time limits
    Temporary effective 04-01-18
  • Changing rules about APD medical programs
    Temporary effective 04-01-18
  • Amending rules about eligibility for self-sufficiency programs
    Temporary effective 04-01-18
  • Amending rules related to APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 04-01-18
  • Amending rules related to self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 04-01-18
  • Rule amendments related to self-sufficiency programs
    Temporary effective 03-01-18
  • Changing rules about APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 03-01-18
  • ABAWD-related exemption to SNAP time limit
    Temporary effective 02-01-18
  • Changes to rules for self-sufficiency programs
    Temporary effective 02-01-18
  • Correcting rule about countable income in the OSIPM program
    Temporary effective 01-04-18
  • Changing rules about self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-18
  • Changing rules about APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 01-01-18
  • Changing Refugee Program rules
    Temporary effective 12-01-17
  • APD medical notices
    Temporary effective 12-01-17
  • Reservation list Process for ERDC
    Temporary effective 11-22-17
  • Correcting a child care provider rate
    Temporary effective 11-17-17
  • Refugee program rules
    Temporary effective 11-01-17
  • Liens
    Temporary effective 10-04-17
  • Income Standards
    Temporary effective 10-01-17
  • Revising rules about self-sufficiency programs
    Temporary effective 10-01-17
  • Accommodation allowances for APD medical clients
    Temporary effective 10-01-17
  • Amending rules relating to APD medical programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-17
  • Changing rules related to self sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 10-01-17
  • Amending rules relating to requirements for self-sufficiency clients and providers
    Permanent effective 9-01-17
  • Amending rules relating to treatment of shelter-in-kind income
    Permanent effective 9-01-17
  • Amending rules about child care providers requirements
    Temporary effective 8-08-17 through 11-27-17
  • Amending rules about ERDC and SNAP programs
    Temporary effective 8-01-17 through 1-27-18
  • Amending rules about APD Medical Eligibility
    Temporary effective 7-01-17 through 12-27-17
  • Amending rules about TANF Time Limits
    Temporary effective 7-01-17 through 09-30-17
  • Amending rules relating to APD medical program eligibility
    Permanent effective 7-01-17
  • Amending rules relating to self-sufficiency programs
    Permanent effective 7-01-17
  • Amending rules about eligibility of child care providers
    Temporary effective 6-01-17 through 11-27-17
  • Amending rules relating to APD medical programs
    Temporary effective 4-01-17 through 9-27-17
  • Amending rules relating to programs for refugees
    Permanent effective 4-01-17
  • Amending rule about direct provider payments for child care
    Temporary effective 3-24-17
  • Amending rules about pursuing assets and tax refunds
    Permanent effective 4-01-17
  • Amending rule about the treatment of revocable trusts
    Temporary effective 3-13-17 to 9-08-17
  • Amending two rules that apply to SNAP time limit counties
    Temporary effective 3-10-17 to 9-05-17
  • Amending rules relating to monthly income standards for QMB
    Permanent effective 3-01-17
  • Amending rules relating to monthly income standards used to determine eligibility
    Temporary effective 3-01-17 to 8-27-17
  • Amending rules relating to case plan activities and support services payments
    Temporary effective 3-01-17 to 6-30-17
  • Amending rules relating to estate administration

    Temporary effective 2-13-17 to 8-11-17

  • Amending rules relating to medical deduction for SNAP clients

    Temporary effective 2-1-17 to 7-30-17

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance

    Permanent effective 1-1-17

  • Amending rules relating to public and medical assistance programs (APD medical)

    Permanent effective 1-1-17

  • Adopting rule relating to Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts

    Permanent effective 12-28-16

  • Amending revocable trust rule language to ensure payments are considered unearned income for SNAP

    Temporary effective 11-4-16 to 5-2-17

  • Amending rule relating to child care provider eligiibility

    Temporary effective 11-1-16 to 4-29-17

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance programs

    Permanent effective 11-1-16

  • Amending rule relating to application for public assistance

    Temporary effective 10-19-16 to 4-16-17

  • Amending rules relating to employment and training requirements in the SNAP program

    Temporary effective 10-19-16 to 4-16-17

  • Amending child care provider eligibility requirements
  • Temporary effective 10-1-16 to 3-29-17

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance programs including REF, SNAP, and TANF
  • Permanent effective 10-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to public and medical assistance programs (includes changes related to APD and DHS/OHA Estate Administration)
  • Permanent effective 10-1-16

  • Clarifying eligibility requirements for the GA program established by HB 4042 (2016)

    Permanent effective 10-1-16

  • Determining length of disqualification due to an asset transfer in the OSIP and OSIPM programs

    Temporary effective 10-1-16 to 3-29-17

  • Establishing the general assistance (GA) project as required by HB 4042 (2016)

    Permanent effective 9-1-16

  • Amending eligibility policy for the general assistance project established by HB 4042 (2016)

    Temporary effective 9-1-16 to 2-27-17

  • Amending rule relating to child care assistance (reduced copay for high-quality child care providers)

    Permanent effective 9-1-16

  • Amending rule relating to delivery of notices to the Estate Administration Unit

    Permanent effective 8-1-16

  • Amending rule relating to child care provider eligibility

    Permanent Effective 8-1-16

  • Establishing the general assistance project as required by HB 4042 (2016)

    Temporary effective 7-1-16 through 8-31-16

  • Adopting rules relating to Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts

    Temporary effective 7-1-16 through 12-27-16

  • Amending rule relating to ERDC child care provider requirements

    Temporary effective 7-1-16 through 11-18-16

  • Amending rules relating to public and medical assistance (APD programs and DHS and OHA estate administration)

    Permanent Effective 7-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance programs (ERDC, REF, SNAP, and TANF)

    Permanent Effective 7-1-16

  • Establishing the general assistance project as required by HB 4042 (2016)

    Temporary effective 7-1-16 through 12-27-16

  • Amending rule relating to ERDC child care provider requirements

    Temporary effective 5-23-16 through 11-18-16

  • Expanding pilot project to provide assistance with Social Security disability benefits to eligible clients

    Temporary effective 5-13-16 through 11-8-16

  • Amending rule relating to income limits for the REF program

    Temporary effective 5-12-16 through 11-7-16

  • Expanding pilot project to provide assistance with Social Security disability benefits to eligible clients

    Permanent Effective 5-10-16

  • Amending rule relating to exemptions to the ABAWD time limit

    Temporary effective 5-1-16 through 6-30-16

  • Amending citizenship and alien status requirements to add an exception for children in Head Start

    Permanent Effective 5-1-16

  • Amending rule relating to exemptions to the ABAWD time limit

    Temporary effective 4-1-16 through 4-30-16

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance programs including ERDC, SNAP, and TANF

    Permanent Effective 4-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to the time limit for ABAWD clients in the SNAP program

    Temporary effective 4-1-16 through 9-27-16

  • Amending rules relating to APD (Aging and People with Disabilities) programs

    Permanent Effective 4-1-15

  • Amending child care provider eligibility rule to create non-compliant status

    Temporary effective 3-14-16 through 7-17-16

  • Amending citizenship and alien status requirements to add an exception for children in Head Start

    Temporary effective 3-4-16 through 8-30-16

  • Clarifying the time limit on SNAP benefits for ABAWD clients

    Temporary effective 3-2-16 through 3-31-16

  • Updating income standards for some APD medical programs to reflect 2016 Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

    Permanent Effective 3-1-16

  • Expanding a pilot program to assist eligible clients with Social Security disability applications and appeals

    Temporary effective 3-1-16 through 3-31-16

  • Increasing rates for some child care providers

    Temporary effective 3-1-16 through 3-31-16

  • Establishing Workfare as an option for ABAWD SNAP clients

    Temporary Effective 2-5-16 through 3-31-16

  • Amending rule relating to determining eligibility for OSIPM

    Permanent Effective 2-3-16

  • Clarifying the start date for APD medical benefits (see also temporary rules effective 12-15-15)

    Temporary Effective 1-22-16 through 3-31-16

  • Amending rule to clarify eligibility of child care providers in failed status

    Temporary Effective 1-20-16 through 3-13-16

  • Implementing time limits for some SNAP clients living in Multnomah or Washington County

    Permanent Effective 1-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to the ERDC program

    Permanent Effective 1-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to APD programs

    Permanent Effective 1-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to refugee assistance programs (REF and REFM)

    Permanent Effective 1-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to alien status requirements, notice requirements, and overpayments calculations

    Permanent Effective 1-1-16

  • Amending rules relating to SNAP time limits for ABAWD clients

    Temporary Effective 1-1-16 through 3-31-16

  • Adding exemption to ERDC reservation list

    Temporary Effective 1-1-16 through 3-31-16

  • Increasing rates for some child care providers and child care centers

    Temporary Effective 1-1-16 through 3-31-16

  • Amending rules relating to JOBS activities

    Permanent Effective 12-28-15

  • Changing the start date for APD medical benefits (see also temporary rules effective 1-22-16)

    Temporary Effective 12-15-15 through 1-21-16

  • Ending the OFSET program in Multnomah and Washington Counties

    Temporary Effecitve 11-30-15 through 3-31-16

  • Providing assistance with applications and appeals for Social Security benefits to clients who qualify

    Temporary Effective 10-5-15 through 2-29-16

  • Changing notice requirements for JPI (Job Participation Incentive) benefits

    Temporary Effective 10-1-15 through 03-28-16

  • Amending rules relating to the Employment Related Day Care Program (ERDC)

    Temporary Effective 10-1-15 through 3-28-16

  • Amending rules relating to public assistance programs, including REF, SNAP, and TANF

    Permanent Effective 10-1-15

  • Amending rules relating to medical and public assistance programs

    Permanent Effective 10-01-15

  • Amending rules relating to the Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) Program

    Permanent Effective 10-01-15

  • Amending rules relating to the REF (Refugee) and REFM (Refugee Medical) programs

    Permanent Effective 10-01-15

  • Amending rules relating to the start date of benefits in the TANF and REF programs

    Temporary Effective 07-23-15 through 01-18-16

  • Amending rules relating to the JOBS program

    Temporary Effective 07-01-15 through 12-27-15

  • Amending rule relating to calculating SNAP benefits

    Temporary Effective 07-01-15 through 12-27-15

  • Amending rules relating to overpayments in the SNAP, TANF, and TA-DVS programs

    Permanent Effective 07-01-15

  • Amending rules relating to Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) programs

    Permanent Effective 07-01-15


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