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Application Packet Amendments

" Read this section for details and timelines regarding Amendments to Application Packets.

 CEs must submit their completed and correct amendments (TX-UNPS and supporting documentation) to the Application Packet, with all required supporting documentation, no later than 15 calendar days prior to the desired effective date. If an amendment is not submitted within the 15 calendar day timeframe, the requested amendment may not be approved by the desired start date. amendments must be submitted before costs are incurred.  Any costs incurred before TDA approval are at the CE’s risk.  Amendments to the average daily participation (ADP) at a site must be submitted prior to the submission of a claim.

Complete and correct information (TX-UNPS and supporting documentation) for new sites, special events and field trips must be submitted to TDA 15 calendar days prior to the desired start date.

Failure to provide all needed information (TX- UNPS and supporting documentation) at least 15 calendar days prior to the desired start date will delay processing and approved start date (NOTE: in addition to information submitted via TX-UNPS and supporting documentation, additional visits by TDA staff may be required prior to approval being granted. Therefore, it is imperative that the CE submits complete and correct information at least 15 calendar days prior to the desired start date).


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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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