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

Questions and Answers for the 2008 Farm Bill

Resource | Fact Sheets
SNAP Name Change

Outreach Tools

Resource | Report
From Food Stamps to SNAP State Name Change Tracking Chart

State-by-state tracking of the name change from Food Stamps to SNAP. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0003
Letter Method for Direct Certification

The purpose of this memorandum is to implement a provision affecting mandatory direct certification for children in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program households.

SP13-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0065
SNAP - Waiver Requests to Eliminate the Interview Requirement Altogether

We recently received a request from a state agency to completely waive the requirement that the state agency conduct an interview at recertification for all households

Resource | Forms
Participation in Food Programs - by Race

Form FNS-101: Participation in Food Programs - by Race 

FNS-101
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0060
Clarifying SNAP Reporting Requirements - "Known to the State agency"

The national office recently has received several questions from regional offices concerning what should be considered "known to the state agency" for SNAP reporting purposes.

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-2008-0055
Consideration of Deductions Not Received at Certification

It has come to our attention that there is confusion over the Quality Control application of the certification policy that allows state agencies to disallow deductions when the households fails to provide requested verification or fails to report an expense after being advised that failure to do so would result in the loss of a deduction.

QC Policy Memo 09-01
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.