7 CFR 253.9 - Claims against households.
(a) What are the procedures for establishing a claim against a household for an overissuance? (1) The State agency must establish a claim against any household that has received more Food Distribution Program commodities than it was entitled to receive.
(2) The procedures for establishing and collecting claims against households are specified in FNS Handbook 501, The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.
(b) Who is responsible for repaying a household overissuance claim? (1) All adult household members are jointly and separately liable for the repayment of the value of any overissuance of Food Distribution Program benefits to the household.
(2) Responsibility for repayment continues even in instances where the household becomes ineligible or is not participating in the program.