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SNAP Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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FNS-GD-2009-0012
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DATE: February 23, 2009
SUBJECT: SNAP Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
TO: Regional Administrators
Food and Nutrition Service

On Feb. 17, 2009, the President signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Attached is an implementation memorandum describing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provisions of that Act. Please forward the attached memorandum to your state commissioners.

Please provide this office with a progress report by state concerning the implementation of these provisions.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

 

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Updated: 02/23/2009

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.