SECTION .0200 - MANUAL
10a NCAC 71U .0201 INTENTIONAL PROGRAM VIOLATION DISQUALIFICATION
(a) An administrative disqualification hearing or referral for prosecution shall be initiated by the county department whenever there is documented evidence to substantiate that a currently participating household member has committed an intentional program violation [as defined in 7 CFR 273.16(c)].
(b) The hearing officer for administrative disqualification hearings shall be the county director. The director may delegate this function to a specifically designated impartial employee of the county department.
(c) The household member has the right to appeal to a state level hearing. The hearing shall be before a state hearing officer who represents the State Director, Division of Social Services.
History Note: Authority G.S. 108A‑51; 143B‑153; 7 CFR 273.16; 7 U.S.C. 2011‑2027;
Eff. March 1, 1979;
Amended Eff. February 1, 1986.