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SNAP Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Informational Memorandum

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FNS-GD-2019-0017
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DATE: March 6, 2019
SUBJECT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Informational Memorandum
TO: Regional Administrators
Food and Nutrition Service
All Regions

On Dec. 20, 2018, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) was reauthorized as part of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Act) (PL 115-334). Attached is an informational memorandum describing section 4005 of the Act and implementation dates. Regulations reflecting revisions to SNAP made by the Act will be published as soon as possible. Please forward the attached memorandum to your state commissioners.

Please keep us advised of any challenges faced by states in implementing these changes. If you have questions, please reach out to Moira Johnston who is the contact for this section of the Act.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

 

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03/06/2019

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.