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DISQUALIFYING AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014

MFIP, DWP, MSA, GA, GRH:
County agencies have the right to disqualify authorized representatives who:

Knowingly give false information.

Are unable or refuse to provide required information needed to determine eligibility.


When the county agency disqualifies an authorized representative, the client may designate a new one. See 0005.06 (Authorized Representatives), 0005.06.03 (Who Can/Cannot Be Authorized Representatives). Determine if a social service referral is needed.


SNAP:

County agencies must disqualify authorized representatives for up to 1 year if they:

Knowingly give false information.

Are unable or refuse to provide required information needed to determine eligibility.

Improperly use the unit's SNAP.


When the county agency disqualifies an authorized representative the unit may designate a new one. See 0005.06 (Authorized Representatives), 0005.06.03 (Who Can/Cannot Be Authorized Representatives).

Send a notice to the unit and to the authorized representative 30 days before the date you disqualify the authorized representative. The notice must include the reason for the disqualification, the disqualification length and the unit's right to appeal the disqualification. See 0026 (Notices), 0027 (Appeals).

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