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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0065

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

Resource | Forms

Participation in Food Programs - by Race

Form FNS-101: Participation in Food Programs - by Race 

FNS-101
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0060

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.

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.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0055

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.

QC Policy Memo 09-01
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. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0040

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.

Resource | Forms

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-667
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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.

FNS-57
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0016

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.