0584-AC45

This rule finalizes food stamp provisions to enhance State flexibility in exempting portions of a State agency's caseload from the food stamp time limit and to increase significantly the funding available to create work opportunities for recipients who are subject to the time limit, as well as finalizing significant changes to current work rules. 

0584-AC45

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) proposes to amend its regulations to implement several work-related provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA). This proposed rule makes significant changes to current work rules, including requirements for the Food Stamp Employment and Training Program and the optional workfare program.