Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0032
Reimbursement of Intra-State Transportation Costs During Disasters

During a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, or during a situation of distress declared by a state or the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the state may find it necessary to transport USDA Foods from one area within the state to another in support of disaster feeding efforts.  These intra-state transportation costs will be reimbursed by FNS during a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, and reimbursed by FNS to the extent funds are available during situations of distress.  

FD-088
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0072
Guidance to Combat Pay

This memorandum provides guidance to WIC state and local agencies regarding military combat pay received by service members during a deployment.

WIC 2010-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0071
Implementation of PL 111-80 Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination

This memorandum provides guidance to WIC state and local agencies regarding military combat pay received by service members during a deployment.

WIC 2010-2
Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Revisions in the WIC Food Packages

This document corrects a typographical error published in an interim final rule concerning maximum monthly allowances of supplemental foods for infants in food (packages I, II, and III) published in the Federal Register on December 6, 2007.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0001
SNAP - ABAWD Statewide Waivers - New Criteria for Unemployment Insurance Extended Benefits Trigger

The recently-enacted Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 (PL 110-449), which was signed into law on Nov. 21, 2008, modified the criteria used by DOL for the EB program for the duration of the legislation. As a result, some states qualify for the EB program based on the recently-revised criteria rather than the traditional criteria. The Department of Labor's Trigger Notice includes states that qualify under the traditional and new criteria.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0036
SNAP - Guidance on Extension for Afghani Special Immigrants

The Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 under the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 (Section 602, Division F of PL 111-08) enacted on March 11,2009, extended Afghani Special Immigrant (SIV) eligibility for SNAP benefits from six months to eight months.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0063
SNAP - Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 created the "Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund" for certain veterans and the spouses of veterans who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will exclude these payments from income and resources when determining eligibility and allotments, and for all other purposes.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0035
Clarification on Exclusion of Retirement Accounts from Resources

This memo clarifies which retirement accounts the Act expressly excludes from resources.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0047
SNAP - Non-Land-Line Telephone Expenses Allowances and Deductions

For over thirty years, SNAP has deducted the cost of telephones in determining a household's eligibility and benefit amounts, either by deducting actual telephone bills or standard telephone allowances.