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Q&As regarding Military Combat Pay

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FNS-GD-2017-0050
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DATE:August 28, 2017
SUBJECT: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
TO: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.

Lizbeth Silbermann
Director
Program Development Division

 

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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.