Texas Human Resources Code - Section 33.023. Information Verification
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Section: 33.008 33.010 33.011 33.012 33.013 33.015 33.022 33.023 33.024 33.025 33.026 33.027 34.001 34.002 34.003
§ 33.023. INFORMATION VERIFICATION. (a) The department
shall develop and implement for expedited issuance a uniform
procedure for verifying information required of an applicant.
(b) In developing the uniform procedure, the department
shall attempt to minimize the cost and complexity of the procedure
to the applicant.
(c) The department shall not require applicants for
expedited service to verify more eligibility items than the minimum
necessary to conform to the federal regulations and shall assist
the applicant in obtaining materials needed to verify an
application. The department shall not deny or delay determination
of eligibility due to lack of verification of items that may be
postponed if they cannot be verified within the timeframes
prescribed by the federal regulations.
(d) The department shall post a notice in each of its
offices indicating to whom an applicant or client can talk to
resolve problems or complaints. This notice should indicate
persons available to handle problems in local, regional, and state
offices. Notification of the existence of each office and
complaint procedures shall be posted in each food stamp office and
in materials made available to applicants regarding the application
Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 150, § 7, eff. Aug. 26, 1985.
Last modified: August 11, 2007