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Questions and Answers Concerning SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions

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FNS-GD-2017-0023
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DATE: May 3, 2017
SUBJECT: Questions & Answers Concerning SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 Final Rule - Set # 1
TO: All Regional Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The attached questions and answers address the SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 final rule. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is releasing this memorandum as formal guidance based on questions received from state agencies. This memorandum comprises the first part of a series of questions and answers on this rule. The memorandum contains information on the removal of the dependent care cap, copies of client applications in an electronic format, the impact of the rule on administrative waivers, and telephonic signature systems. Additional question and answer documents will be forthcoming.

Please distribute this guidance to your state agencies and advise them to contact their respective FNS regional offices with any questions and for technical assistance. 

Lizbeth Silbermann
Director
Program Development Division

 

Attachment
05/03/2017

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.