TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER X: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 672 WIC VENDOR MANAGEMENT CODE
SECTION 672.220 CRITERIA FOR DENIAL OF AUTHORIZATION


 

Section 672.220  Criteria for Denial of Authorization

 

A determination by the Secretary to deny Authorization shall be based upon a finding that 1 or more of the following criteria are met:  

 

a)         The Applicant has not met the requirements of the USDA WIC Regulations, the Act, or this Part.

 

b)         The Applicant has submitted false, erroneous, or inaccurate information on the Application, or in the business or financial information provided to the Department or during the course of a visit of the proposed Vendor Site. (See Section 672.210 (b)(2)(B)).

 

c)         The Applicant has refused to allow the Department access to visit the proposed Vendor Site during the Applicant's normal business hours.

 

d)         The Applicant has submitted a FEIN or Social Security number for the Business Entity to be operated at the proposed Vendor Site which is not the same FEIN or Social Security number filed for the same Business Entity with the USDA Food Stamp Program and/or with the Illinois Department of Revenue.

 

e)         The Applicant does not have the necessary local, municipal, or village license to operate as a Business Entity at the proposed Vendor Site.

 

f)         The USDA Food Stamp Program has imposed against the Applicant any of the following sanctions:

 

1)         civil money penalty;

 

2)         suspension;

 

3)         disqualification;

 

4)         permanent disqualification.

 

g)         Failure to pay any fine or reimbursement within the time specified by the Department.

 

h)         Qualifying as a "fifty percent vendor".

 

i)          The applicant has a disqualification, suspension or repudiation currently in effect pursuant to Section 672.505, 672.510 or 672.520 or has a pending hearing for such, pursuant to Section 672.600.

 

(Source:  Amended by peremptory rulemaking at 30 Ill. Reg. 14602, effective September 1, 2006)