TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER u: GENERAL RULES
PART 950 ILLINOIS AGRIFIRST PROGRAM ACT
SECTION 950.100 APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Section 950.100 Application Procedures
a) Within 15 days after the Department receives the application, the Department shall notify the applicant whether, after an initial review, the application and attachments, if any, are complete. This notification is not an acknowledgment by the Department as to the adequacy of the substance of the application. If the application and attachments are incomplete, the applicant shall be notified of the deficiencies, specifying the additional information required. The applicant will then have 15 days to cure any deficiencies. In the event the applicant fails to cure all deficiencies within 15 days, the application shall be considered null and void and returned to the applicant. An applicant may choose to correct such deficiencies through resubmission during the next cycle of funding.
b) The Department may require the applicant to submit other information reasonably related to a determination of applicant or project eligibility or project feasibility.
c) The Department may request the applicant or representative to present an oral presentation to the Review Committee of the project. Such presentation must be made by the project applicant.
d) If the application is rejected, the notification shall state the reasons for that determination.