§ 63.2-524

Denial of benefits upon finding of fraudulent acts

Any individual applying for or receiving benefits under the federal Food Stamp program or the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program may be denied such benefits in accordance with federal law if such person is found by a court or pursuant to an administrative hearing to have intentionally (i) made a false or misleading statement or misrepresented, concealed or withheld facts, or (ii) committed any act intended to mislead, misrepresent, conceal or withhold facts or propound a falsity, for the purpose of establishing or maintaining eligibility for such benefits.The Board is authorized to adopt regulations governing conduct of administrative hearings and denial of benefits authorized by this section.


1989, c. 373, § 63.1-124.2; 1992, c. 189; 2002, c. 747.


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