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. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0040
Clarification of FCEA Certification Provisions Questions and Answers #1

Attached are questions and answers in response to issues raised by states during nationwide teleconferences on the Food Stamp Program provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0016
FSP-Policy Clarification: Deduction Language on Application and Reported Changes

This memo address under what circumstances a state agency may disallow a deduction based on failure to report or verify expenses.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0004
The Notice of Missed Interview When a Household Has Not Submitted an Application for Recertification

We are writing to clarify the policy about sending Notices of Missed Interviews in conjunction with recertifications. Whenever a state agency schedules a recertification interview and the household misses the interview the state agency must send a Notice of Missed Interview.