Questions and Answers Concerning SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions
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. FNS regional offices should contact Sasha Gersten-Paal at Sasha.Gersten-Paal@fns.usda.gov with any questions concerning this memorandum.