Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0070
SNAP – Updated Federal Trafficking Definition

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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0064
SNAP Applications and the Affordable Care Act

As states implement application and process changes for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, states look to FNS  for technical assistance on the SNAP application issues and policy compatibility. This memorandum provides regional offices with guidance as they work with states to ensure that online and paper SNAP applications meet federal requirements and are user-friendly, understandable and effective.