1140.010.00 CHANGE NOTICES

IM-#52 May 30, 2013, IM-#35 March 31, 2006IM-#123 October 20, 2005IM-#144 October 27, 2003IM-#14 January 23, 2003

EUs are notified of the result of all reported changes that are entered in FAMIS.

If there is no change in benefits or eligibility as the result of a reported change, the EU is notified with an Action Notice (FA-150).

If the change results in an increase in benefits, the EU is sent a Action Notice (FA-150) notifying it of the amount of the increase and the effective date of the increase along with a Food Stamp Change Report (FA-544) form to report future changes.

1140.010.05 Exemptions to Notice of Adverse Action

IM-#52 May 30, 2013, IM-#123 October 20, 2005IM-#144 October 27, 2003IM-#14 January 23, 2003

An advance notice of adverse action is not needed in the following situations:

1140.010.10 Advance Notice of Adverse Action

IM-#52 May 30, 2013, IM-#123 October 20, 2005IM-#144 October 27, 2003IM-#14 January 23, 2003

If the EU reports a change which will result in ineligibility or a decreased allotment, enter the information in FAMIS. If the reported change does not meet an exemption to Advance Notice of Adverse Action, the EU is given ten calendar days advance notice of the adverse action.

The ten calendar days begin with the day after the mailing of the notice and ends on the 10th day. If a hearing is not requested, action is taken on the 11th calendar day. If the 10th day falls on a weekend or holiday, the notice will expire on the next working day and the 11th day is the date entered on the notice.

The case is closed effective the month following the month the notice of adverse action expires.