Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Resource | Interim Final Rule

Correction: SNAP Non-Discretionary Quality Control Provisions of Title IV of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018

This document contains a correction to an interim final rule published in the Federal Register on Aug.  13, 2021. The rule codifies statutory requirements enacted by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. This document also extends the comment period for the interim final rule.

Resource | Interim Final Rule

SNAP Non-Discretionary Quality Control Provisions of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018

USDA is issuing this interim final rule to strengthen and improve the integrity and accuracy of the SNAP Quality Control system by codifying statutory requirements enacted by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 that was signed into law on Dec. 20, 2018.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - SNAP Quality Control Regulations (FNS 245)

This is a revision of a currently approved information collection request.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - SNAP Quality Control Regulations (FNS 275)

This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved information collection request.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Worksheet for SNAP Quality Control (QC) Reviews (FNS-380)

Form FNS-380 is a SNAP worksheet used to determine eligibility and benefits for households selected for review in the QC sample of active SNAP cases. This form provides a systematic means of aiding the State's Quality Control Reviewer in analyzing the case record, planning and doing field investigation and gathering, comparing, analyzing and evaluating data.  This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. 

Resource | Comment Request

Request for Information: SNAP Quality Control Integrity and Modernization

In order to accurately estimate improper payments in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the Food and Nutrition Service has undertaken significant steps to strengthen its measurement process, the SNAP Quality Control system. Improvements include new training, policy clarifications, procedural improvements, and clarification of existing documentation requirements necessary to substantiate case findings.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Negative QC Review Schedule, Status of Sample Selection of Completion

State agencies must complete and maintain the FNS-245 for each negative case in their SNAP Quality Control (QC) sample. The FNS-245, Negative Case Action Review Schedule, is designed to collect QC data and serve as the data entry form for negative case action QC reviews in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - SNAP Quality Control

There are three components of the Quality Control (QC) system that are covered in this required information collection. They are: (1) The sampling plan; (2) the arbitration process; and (3) the good cause process. Each state is required to develop a sampling plan that demonstrates the integrity of its case selection procedures. 

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Quality Control Review Schedule (FNS 380)

The purpose of the Performance Reporting System is to ensure that each state agency and project area is operating the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in accordance with the Act, regulations, and the state agency's Plan of Operation.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Quality Control Review Schedule

The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PL 104-13.