Resource | Rule
Food Stamp Program: Retailer Integrity, Fraud Reduction and Penalties

The purpose of this final rule is to implement the Food Stamp Program retailer provisions included in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, as well as the retailer provision included in the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act. 

Resource | Proposed Rule
Food Stamp Program, Regulatory Review: Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

This rule proposes to implement the Electronic Benefit Transfer provisions found in Section 825 of this law which affect the Food Stamp Program.

Resource | Rule
Food Stamp Program: 1995 Quality Control Technical Amendments

This final rule addresses significant comments received in response to the regulatory changes proposed in the proposed rule and finalizes regulatory changes to the Food Stamp Program’s quality control system in the following areas: negative case reviews, State agency minimum sample sizes for active and negative case reviews, state sampling procedures, Federal subsample size formulas, error dollar tolerance level, home visits, case completion standards, and miscellaneous technical corrections. 

Resource | Policy Memos
Quarterly Reporting Clarification and Expansion of Waivers

The memorandum clarifies policy on quarterly reporting, and expands the kinds of changes that States can allow recipients to report quarterly, rather than when they occur.

Resource | Rule
Food Stamp Program: Electronic Benefit Transfer Benefit Adjustments

This action provides interim rulemaking for a proposed rule published on May 19, 1998. It revises Food Stamp Program regulations pertaining to the State agency's ability to make an adjustment to a household's account in an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system.

Resource | Rule
Food Stamp Program: Food Stamp Provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997

This rule will implement two food stamp provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. 

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to Regions on Categorical Eligibility

This memo clarifies that any time all members of a household receive benefits under a program for needy families funded primarily through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), whether cash or other benefits such as services, the TANF resource rules apply and thus an income eligible working family can both own a car and obtain food stamps.

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to Regions Modifying Status Reporting and Offering Quarterly Reporting to All States

Letter to Regions Modifying Status Reporting and Offering Quarterly Reporting to All States

Resource | Policy Memos
Universal Quarterly Reporting Waivers

Universal Quarterly Reporting Waivers

Resource | Regulations
Inadmissibility and Deportability on Public Charge Grounds; Field Guidance on Deportability and Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds; Proposed Rule and Notice

This rule proposes to amend the Department of Justice’s (Department’s) regulations to establish clear standards governing a determination that an alien is inadmissible or ineligible to adjust status, or has become deportable, on public charge grounds.