Resource | History
From Food Stamps to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Legislative Timeline

Resource | Posters
Cupones Para Alimentos De USDA Alerta Sobre Intentos De Fraude

Cupones Para Alimentos De USDA Alerta Sobre Intentos De Fraude

Resource | Posters
USDA Food Stamp Fraud Alert

USDA Food Stamp Fraud Alert Poster 

Resource | Legislation
PL 88-525 - Food Stamp Act of 1977

[As Amended Through PL 108–269, July 2, 2004]
To strengthen the agricultural economy; to help to achieve a fuller and more effective use of food abundances; to provide for improved levels of nutrition among low-income households through a cooperative federal-state program of food assistance to be operated through normal channels of trade; and for other purposes.

PL 88-525
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0003
Fraud Policy: 7 CFR 273.16

This memorandum is to reiterate and clarify current policy governing intentional program violations as set forth at 7 CFR 273.16 of the Food Stamp Program regulations.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0002
Head of Household as Individual Responsible for Intentional Program Violations

The following memo represents our position on the question of whether the head of household may be held responsible for an IPV when the household member that committed the IPV cannot be determined.