Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Destitute Households

Revised: 

28.13

EXPEDITED PROCEDURES FOR HOUSEHOLDS APPLYING AFTER THE 15TH OF THE MONTH

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1240-1-5-.06(4)

Expedited Food Stamp applications, with or without all the required verifications and determined eligible are issued benefits for the prorated application month and the first recurring month at the same time. The case is given a normal issuance cycle.

 

(a)  Applicants that provide all the required verifications prior to cut off of the second month, the third month’s benefits (recurring) will occur in the staggered issuance cycle.

 

(b) For applicants that provide all the required verifications after cut off of the second month, the third month’s benefits will be issued the first working day of the third month.

 

(c)  For applicants that fail to provide all the required verifications within the initial or following month, the system will automatically close the assistance group.

 

(d) For applicants that have an outstanding food stamp claim and recoupment is appropriate, recoupment will begin the first full month’s benefits of the month-and-a-half issuance. (Refer to Section 1240-1-5-.08-(3)-(c) for special postponed verification procedures.)

 

(e)  When verification is postponed from sources within the state for migrant households follow procedures in (c) above.

 

(f)  When verification is postponed from out-of-state sources for migrant households:

 

-         issue their prorated initial month’s benefits within the expedited timeframe;

 

-         issue their second month’s benefits on the actual first working day of the second calendar month; and

 

-         issue their third month’s benefits within five working days from receipt of the postponed out-of-state verification, or on the first actual working day of the third month, whichever is later.

 

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