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
FNS-101: Participation in Food Programs - by Race
Form FNS-101: Participation in Food Programs - by Race
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.
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.
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.
Q&As on Certification Issues from the 2008 Farm Bill #2
Questions and answers on the certification issues in the 2008 Farm Bill.
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.
FNS-667: Report of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Administrative Costs
Form FNS-667 is used by state agencies to report use of TEFAP administrative funds.
FNS-57: Report of Shipment Received Over, Short and/or Damaged
Form FNS-57 is used by consignees to report overages and shortages in a shipment and commodities damaged in transit.
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.