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Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Quality Control Review Schedule - FNS 380

Form FNS-380, is a SNAP worksheet used to determine eligibility and benefits for households selected for review in the quality control sample of active cases and to ensure program integrity.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - SNAP Mobile Payment Pilots

FNS seeks comments on its plans to study the use of mobile payment technology for accessing SNAP benefits through smart phones, tablets, and other personal mobile devices in place of EBT cards.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Rapid Cycle Evaluation of Operational Improvements in SNAP E&T Programs

This is a new collection for the contract Rapid Cycle Evaluation of Operational Improvements in SNAP E&T programs. The purpose of SNAP E&T RCE is to test small-scale interventions in SNAP E&T operations or service delivery using RCE.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Information Collection: SNAP Reporting of Lottery and Gambling and Resource Verification

This is a revision of a currently approved collection and existing burden in use without a valid OMB control number in SNAP. This information collection captures the burden associated with the requirement that states make ineligible SNAP participants with substantial lottery or gambling winnings and establish cooperative agreements with gaming entities within their states to identify SNAP participants with substantial winnings. 

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Reasons for Underredemption of the WIC Cash-Value Benefit

This study informs FNS about the reasons behind underredemption of the cash-value benefit issued to participants in WIC. 

Resource | Policy Memos

Joint Letter on Public Charge

This is a letter clarifying public charge policy as it pertains to SNAP participation. The letter is jointly signed by FNS and USCIS.

Resource | Policy Memos

Joint Letter on Public Charge

Esta es una carta que aclara la política de carga pública en lo que respecta a la participación en SNAP. La carta está firmada conjuntamente por FNS y USCIS.

Resource | Policy

USDA Foods Disaster Household Distribution 2020

USDA Foods Disaster Household Distribution 

Resource | Waivers

Child Nutrition Area Eligibility Waiver

Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act, FNS is allowing states during unanticipated school closures to waive the requirement in the summer feeding programs that “open site” meal service is limited to areas with at least half of the children in the area are in low-income households.

Resource | Policy Memos

SNAP Emergency Allotments Phase 2 Guidance

The attached is updated guidance to states in implementing Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, which provides for the issuance of additional months of emergency allotments (supplements) based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a state has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.