SNAP Questions and Answers Concerning the Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations Final Rule
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.
In February, 2013, FNS published final regulations revising the definition of trafficking. It subsequently came to our attention that some states were not clear that upon its effective date, federal law takes precedence and states were expected to implement the new federal trafficking definition.
Questions and Answers for the 2008 Farm Bill
Sale or offer to sell SNAP benefits on Facebook.
This letter is to follow-up on our earlier correspondence, dated Aug. 17, 2011, in which we requested that Craigslist post a notice regarding the illegality of selling SNAP benefits on its website and/or that SNAP benefits be added to its prohibited items list.
Request for assistance on the sale or offer to sell of SNAP benefits in public and online.
This letter is to follow-up on conversations the USDA Office of General Counsel had with your legal team in 2010, in which we requested that eBay post a notice regarding the illegality of selling SNAP benefits on its website and/or that SNAP benefits be added to its prohibited items list.
Strengthening SNAP integrity, rooting out waste, fraud and abuse so that federal dollars are used appropriately.
Time line of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)