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LIHEAP Implementation Memo

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DATE: March 5, 2014
SUBJECT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program- Section 4006 Agricultural Act of 2014 - Implementing Memorandum
TO: Regional Administrators
Food and Nutrition Service

On Feb. 7, 2014, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) was reauthorized as part of The Agricultural Act (the Act) of 2014 (PL 113-79). Attached is an implementing memorandum describing Section 4006, "Standard Utility Allowances Based on the Receipt of Energy Assistance." Regulations reflecting revisions to SNAP associated with this provision made by the PL 113-79 will be published as soon as possible. An implementing memorandum describing the remaining SNAP provisions of the Act will be forthcoming.

Please forward the attached memorandum to your state commissioner. Please keep us advised of any implementation problems and how states plan to implement Section 4006.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


Page updated: January 30, 2023

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.