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Electronic Notice Waivers and Options

FNS has reexamined the SNAP electronic notice (e-notice) waiver, which allows states to provide designated notices to households through an online account on a secure website or portal instead of mailing paper notices to physical addresses. This memo serves to notify SNAP state agencies that sending e-notices and informing clients that they have a new notice via email is now a state option, provided that the state meets each of the conditions described in the memo.

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Expiration of Statewide ABAWD Time Limit Waivers

Expiration of Statewide ABAWD Time Limit Waivers

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Waiver Process Update - Additional Guidance on Indefinite Waivers

Waiver Process Update - Additional Guidance on Indefinite Waivers

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SNAP Guidance for State Agencies on Novel Waivers

Guidance for State Agencies on Novel Waivers

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Early Denial Waiver Memo

Early Denial Waiver Memo

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Waiver Process Update
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents Waivers for Fiscal Year 2013

This memo provides information about which states are eligible to waive Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) time limits for participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP) for fiscal year 2013.  Under  SNAP regulations at 7CFR 273.24(f)(2), a state can qualify for a 12-month statewide ABAWD waiver if the Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance Service determines it meets the criteria for extended unemployment benefits.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents Waivers for Fiscal Year 2012

The DOL EC Trigger Notice 2011-13, effective April 10, 2011, indicates that 46 States or geographic areas met the EC criteria; however, the 46 qualifying States or geographic areas may suspend the time limits on ABAWDs through at least September 30, 2012

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Clarification on Census 2010 Demonstration Waivers

Attached are questions and answers in response to common issues raised by States regarding the Census 2010 Demonstration Projects.

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SNAP - Statewide Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent (ABAWD) Waivers Effective Immediately for Eligible States

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA suspends restrictions on Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent (ABAWD) participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as of April 1, 2009 continuing through Sept. 30, 2010, unless State agencies choose to impose specific work requirements.