Human Services

Department of Human Services

SECTION 40-1-12

§ 40-1-12. "Displaced homemaker" defined.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise, "displaced homemaker" means a person who:

(1) Worked in the home for a substantial number of years providing unpaid household services for family members;

(2) Who is not gainfully employed;

(3) Has or would have difficulty in securing employment; and

(4) Was dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by such income, or was dependent on assistance from the state or federal government but is no longer eligible for assistance for reasons other than willful failure to comply with rules and regulations.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 61, § 11.)