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SNAP – Q&As on Quality Control Related Provisions of PL 116-159

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DATE: November 23, 2020
SUBJECT: SNAP – Questions and Answers on Quality Control (QC) Related Provisions of PL 116-159
TO: All Regional Administrators
All SNAP Regional Directors State Directors

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing the attached set of questions and answers to address inquiries received about the implementation of QC related provisions in the continuing resolution (PL 116-159) signed into law on Oct. 1, 2020.

Thank you for your continued partnership and patience in responding to the current public health emergency and associated legislative changes in order to continue providing SNAP households the nutrition assistance they need. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


Page updated: April 07, 2023

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.