Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Questions and Answers for Retailers

FNS published the SNAP: P-EBT Integrity Final Rule which requires FNS to treat P-EBT benefits the same as SNAP benefits for the purposes of identifying and sanctioning program violators.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0122
Compliance - Business Integrity

Section 9 of the Food and Nutrition Act provides the Secretary with the authority to consider the business integrity and reputation of retailers who apply or are currently authorized to redeem Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits when determining the retailers’ qualifications to participate in SNAP.

SNAP 2020-12
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0067
Guide to Improving Notices of Adverse Action

The guide allows you to evaluate NOAAs to see how well they work for clients; and improve them using proven plain language and information design techniques. In addition, the guide contains models for general notices—providing you with some basic language and formatting examples that can be adapted to notices.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0015
SNAP and ACA Q&A Parts I & II Memo

The attached questions and answers are intended to address state agency concerns about the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on SNAP. 

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2013-0038
2008 Farm Bill Q&As

Questions and Answers for the 2008 Farm Bill

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0028
SNAP - Clarification of Comparable Disqualification

This memorandum provides clarification of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) comparable disqualification policy.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0060
SNAP - Use of FNS Provided Data on Retailer Disqualifications to Investigate Suspicious Recipient Transactions

The purpose of this memo is to transmit guidance regarding the use of data that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) provides to states documenting retailer disqualifications as a potent source of evidence in recipient trafficking cases.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0058
Clarification of Farm Bill Certification Provisions of SNAP - Questions and Answers #3

Attached are additional questions and answers in response to issues raised by state agencies on SNAP certification and eligibility provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0048
Q&As on Certification Issues from the 2008 Farm Bill #2

Questions and answers on the certification issues in the 2008 Farm Bill. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0031
Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill

On June 18, 2008, Congress enacted PL 110-246. Attached is an implementing memo describing the Food Stamp provision of The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008.