When an agreement has been reached that there may have been an IPV, and the individual has been given the option to waive the hearing by signing an IM-161 Waiver, but has chosen not to waive the ADH, the hearing must be initiated.
Initiate the ADH by:
- entering Y in the ADH field on the CARS Change Claim Information (OVCC) screen, and
- forwarding the IM-160 Advance Notice of Your Administrative Disqualification Hearing, and the FSD/WIU Investigation Tracking Sheet to the Hearing Unit. The IM-161 Waiver and IM-161A Withdrawal are not forwarded to the Hearing Unit because they have already been offered, and cannot be offered again.
The FSD/WIU Tracking Form must state that the IM-161 Waiver was offered and the individual chose not to sign the form.