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Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill

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DATE:July 3, 2008
SUBJECT:Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill
TO:Regional Administrators
Food and Nutrition Service

On June 18, 2008, Congress enacted PL 110-246. Attached is an implementing memorandum describing the Food Stamp provisions of Title IV of PL 110-246, The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA). Regulations reflecting revisions to the Food Stamp Act made by PL 110-246 will be published as soon as possible. Please forward the attached memorandum to your state commissioners.

Please keep us advised of any implementation problems and advise us of which options states choose to adopt.

Jessica Shahin
Acting Associate Administrator
Food Stamp Program


Page updated: January 16, 2024

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.