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Final Rule: SNAP Disqualified Recipient Reporting and Computer Matching Requirements

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This final rule codifies the provisions of a proposed rule published on Dec. 8, 2006, regarding prisoner verification and death matching procedures mandated by legislation and previously implemented through agency directive. This rule also requires state agencies to use electronic disqualified recipient data to screen all program applicants prior to certification to assure they are not currently disqualified from program participation. Finally, this final rule implements procedures concerning state agencies', participation in a computer matching program using a system of records required by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended.

08/23/2012