1140.000.00 Simplified Reporting

1140.025.05 Advance Notice of Adverse Action

IM-36 April 22, 2010; IM-14 January 23, 2003

If the household reports a change which will result in ineligibility or a decreased allotment and the change is to be acted on, a notice of adverse action is sent to the household within 10 calendar days of the date of the reported change.

The household is given 10 calendar days advance notice of adverse action. The 10 calendar days begin with the day after the mailing of the notice and end 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.