|August 28, 2017
|Questions & Answers Concerning SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 Final Rule – Set #3 – Military Combat Pay
|All Regional Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing this memorandum in fulfillment of the commitment made in the preamble of the SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 final rule to provide additional guidance for state agencies on how to carry out the exclusion of certain military combat-related pay from income for purposes of SNAP eligibility determinations.
Please distribute this guidance to your state agencies and advise them to contact their respective FNS regional offices with any questions and for technical assistance.
Program Development Division