Temporary Assistance/Case Management

0240.030.05.05 Protective Payee is Ended

IM-#19 February 20, 2013

The individual chosen to be a protective payee is considered disqualified if any of the following has occurred:

  • Has a claim established against him/her for fraud or misuse arising from any program administered by the Department of Social Services (DSS);
  • Has been convicted, pled guilty or nolo contendere, or received a suspended imposition of sentence (regardless of whether incarceration actually occurred) of any felony;
  • Has been convicted, pled guilty or nolo contendere, or received a suspended imposition of sentence (regardless of whether incarceration actually occurred) of any misdemeanor set forth in chapter 570 RSMo.;
  • Has been convicted, pled guilty or nolo contendere, or received a suspended imposition of sentence (regardless of whether incarceration actually occurred) of any misdemeanor involving the use and/or possession of controlled substances;
  • Has been convicted, pled guilty or nolo contendere, or received a suspended imposition of sentence (regardless of whether incarceration actually occurred) of any misdemeanor involving the  ineligible individual or a family member that is in the Temporary Assistance household;
  • Has been placed on the central registry maintained by the DSS for any actions or inaction involving the ineligible individual or a family member that is in the Temporary Assistance household;  and
  • Has a civil or criminal court order that hinders the ability of the protective payee to perform any duties of a protective payee.

The protective payee has an obligation to notify the FSD of any changes in circumstances that would affect his/her qualifications to serve as protective payee within ten (10) days of the change.

Refer to the FAMIS User Guide: Entering a Sanction or Disqualification for information on entering the Protective Payee disqualification.