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" June 20, 2022 - TDA will continue to expedite the application review process for renewing CEs who have demonstrated their understanding and continuous compliance in the CACFP, as demonstrated by the following:
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June 20, 2022 - TDA will continue to expedite the application review process for renewing CEs who have demonstrated their understanding and continuous compliance in the CACFP, as demonstrated by the following:

1. CEs who have completed a TDA compliance review in the previous program year resulting in no monies being owed;
2. CEs which have not been declared SD in any of the F&N child nutrition programs in the past 3 years and/or the current program year;
3. CEs which have maintained their good standing with the State of Texas Secretary of State, the Texas Comptroller, and the IRS;
4. CEs which do not owe a debt in excess of 3 months claims at the time of renewal,; AND
5. CEs which are not involved in the claim validation process at the time of renewal.

Only if ALL of the above conditions are met will a CE qualify for the expedited application review process. These reviews will consist of the application packet in TX-UNPS, the Annual Audit screen, if applicable, (located in TX-UNPS under the Application tab) and the submission of any reportable changes made to the contract, as applicable.

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
 
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