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Comment Request: SNAP SUA State Options

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OMB Control Number: 0584–0496.

SNAP has a means-tested program under which needy households may apply for and receive assistance to supplement their ability to purchase food. The Act specifies national eligibility standards utility allowance (SUAs) and imposes certain administrative requirements on state agencies in administering the program. The program is directly administered by state welfare agencies, which are responsible for determining the eligibility of applicant households and issuing benefits to those households entitled to benefits under the Act.

Need and Use of the Information:

FNS will collect and approve information on how the various state SNAP agencies develop, update, change and implement options will be determined for SUAs for household. The information collected will be used by FNS to establish quality control reviews, standards and self-employment costs.

Page updated: June 06, 2023