Resource | Policy Memos
Overuse of the 15 Percent Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Exemptions by State Agencies

This memo provides guidance to State agencies regarding large grant offset of overused ABAWD funds.

Resource | Policy Memos
Face-to-Face Interview Waiver Criteria

This is to advise you that we are modifying our criteria for the approval of waivers of the face-to-face interview at both initial and recertification.

Resource | Policy Memos
Fees for Collecting Child Support

We are providing guidance regarding the collection of fees for Child Support Enforcement when there is an issue in interpreting specific provisions of the Food Stamp Act and the Social Security Act.

Resource | Policy Memos
Deadline for Issuing a Notice of Adverse Action

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the meaning of within 10 days.

Resource | Policy Memos
Use of Federal E&T Funds to Serve Individuals in State Programs Funded With TANF MOE Funds

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify a situation that has arisen in which a state agency is using Federal funds to provide Food Stamp Employment and Training (E&T) Program services to individuals receiving cash assistance funded by expenditures of state funds that count toward meeting the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) maintenance–of–effort (MOE) requirements.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Revisions to Bonding Requirements for Violating Retail and Wholesale Food Concerns

This action proposes to revise the current bonding requirements imposed against participating retailers and wholesalers who have violated the Food Stamp Program rules and regulations.

Resource | Policy Memos
Extension of Food Stamp Income Exclusion - Deployment to a Combat Zone

The FY 2005 Appropriations Bill for the Department of Agriculture included a provision which excluded from consideration as income in the Food Stamp Program additional pay received by military personnel as a result of deployment to a combat zone. This provision has been extended.