Clients found to have committed an IPV are disqualified for a length of time and must repay the overpayment. The disqualification can be either administrative or court ordered. The SNAP unit must make the repayment while the disqualification is against the client.
Administrative disqualifications run for the following lengths of times:
Court ordered disqualifications run for the following lengths of time:
NOTE: If an IPV happened before 06/15/88, do not count it as a prior violation unless the client signed a waiver form at either the Pre-Hearing Conference or the ADH.
A person is disqualified from receiving SNAP benefits for 10 years when an ADH or a Federal or State court convicts them of making a false statement or representation about their identity or residence, in order to receive more than one SNAP issuance at the same time.
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
IDHS Office Locator
IDHS Help Line
© 2020 Illinois Department of Human Services