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SNAP - Section 4006 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 - Questions and Answers Part II

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DATE:August 20, 2014
SUBJECT:Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Section 4006 of the Agricultural Act of 20 14 - Questions and Answers Part II
TO:All Regional Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The attached questions and answers provide additional policy clarifications responding to state agency concerns regarding the Food and Nutrition Service's (FNS) March 5, 2014, Implementing Memorandum for Section 4006, "Standard Utility Allowances Based on the Receipt of Energy Assistance," of The Agricultural Act of 2014 (PL 113-79). These questions and answers serve as formal guidance for use by FNS regional offices and state agencies as they implement the provisions of Section 4006.

Lizbeth Silbermann
Program Development Division


Page updated: December 28, 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.