|DATE:||May 17, 2019|
|SUBJECT:||Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Questions and Answers|
Food and Nutrition Service
The attached Questions and Answers are in response to changes made by Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Act) (PL 115-334), enacted on Dec. 20, 2018, to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training program and certain Able-bodied Adults without Dependents work policies. Please forward the attached memorandum to your state commissioners.
State agencies should make use of these Questions and Answers, as well as the Informational Memorandum on Section 4005 of the Act issued on March 6, 2019, in developing their approach to implementing the required changes to their SNAP programs. Please keep us advised of any challenges faced by states in implementing these changes.
Office of Employment and Training