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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0015 SNAP and ACA Q&A Parts I & II Memo

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. 

03/18/2014
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2013-0038 2008 Farm Bill Q&As

Questions and Answers for the 2008 Farm Bill

05/09/2013
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.

11/20/2008
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. 

08/29/2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0031 Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill

On June 18, 2008, Congress enacted PL 110-246. Attached is an implementing memo describing the Food Stamp provision of The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008.

07/03/2008
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0017 Further Questions and Answers on the Balanced Budget Act of 1997

Attached is a fourth series of Q&As developed to address questions arising from states’ enactment of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (PL 105-33). The answers do not establish new policy. They are an interpretation of the relevant provisions and their intent, and should serve as a guide until issuance of regulations.

10/23/1998
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0007 Balanced Budget Act of 1977 - Q&As Set 2

Balanced Budget Act of 1977 (PL 105-33) Questions and Answers - Set 2

04/23/1998
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0002 Cumulative PRWORA Q&As on Food Stamp Fraud, Disqualifications, and Recipient Claims

This file contains answers to questions to provisions of PRWORA generally concerned with intentional program violation (fraud)-related disqualifications and food stamp recipient claims. 

01/29/1998
Resource | Legislation PL 103-66 - Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act - SNAP Summary

To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to respond to the hunger emergency afflicting American families and the children, to attack the causes of hunger among all Americans, to ensure an adequate diet for low-income people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness because of the shortage of affordable housing, to promote self-sufficiency among food stamp recipients, to assist families affected by adverse economic conditions, to simplify food assistance programs' administration, and for other purposes.

PL 103-66
08/10/1993
Resource | Legislation PL 102-237 - Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991

TITLE IX—FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS
   Subtitle A—Food Stamp Program
   Subtitle B—Commodity Distribution
   Subtitle C—Indian Subsistence Farming Demonstration Grant
   Subtitle D—Technical Amendments

PL 102-237
12/13/1991
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