Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R982. Workforce Services, Administration.

Rule R982-407. Energy Assistance: Records and Benefit Management.

As in effect on April 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R982-407-1. Records Management.

(1) Documentation of the eligibility decision and amount of HEAT assistance is kept in the household's HEAT folder in the local HEAT office or in the SEALWorks computer system. Every person who completes an application shall have a case record.

(2) HEAT case records shall not be removed from the local HEAT Office except by subpoena or request of the State HEAT Office (SHO) or in accordance with the Archives Schedule.

R982-407-2. Notification.

(1) The local HEAT office shall provide all HEAT applicants with a written notice of any action that affects the amount, form, or requirements of the assistance.

(2) Written notice shall include an explanation of the action, the reason for the action, and the effective date of the action. The notice shall also include an explanation of the applicant's hearing rights and how to file a hearing if the applicant is not satisfied with the decision on the case.

R982-407-3. Checks.

(1) All HEAT payments to clients or vendors are issued by check.

(2) If the payee dies before endorsing the check, the local Heat Office director or designee may authorize another person to endorse the check to use it on behalf of the payee or other person in the case.

(3) Lost or stolen HEAT checks.

(a) The client must report a lost or stolen check within one year of the issuance date. A check that is reported lost or stolen more than one year after the issuance date will not be replaced.

(b) The client must complete and sign a Lost Check Replacement Form and send it to the State HEAT Office for processing in order to have a check re-issued.

KEY

energy assistance, benefits, government documents, state HEAT office records

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 1, 2014

Notice of Continuation

July 6, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

35A-8-1403


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R982, please contact the promulgating agency (Workforce Services, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.