Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1997-0017
Work Supplementation or Support Guidance Q&As

The goal of work supplementation or support is to help move public assistance food stamp recipients into nonsubsidized jobs and promote self sufficiency.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0031
National Evacuee Policy

This policy applies to evacuees from areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Those include counties in the Gulf Coast region in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The unprecedented damage from Hurricane Katrina has made it necessary for people to be evacuated, not only from the project area where they are living, but even from the entire State.

Resource | Legislation
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981
PL 97-35, 95 Stat. 357-933 - Aug. 13, 1981

Resource | Legislation
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982
PL 97-253, 96 Stat. 763-807 - Sept. 8, 1982

Resource | Legislation
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993; Chapter 3, Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993; Chapter 3, Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act
PL 103-66, 107 Stat. 312 - Aug. 10, 1993

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0051
On-Line Food Stamp Program Applications

This policy encourages state to comply with the application and notice requirements on the paper forms that an applicant can download.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0045
Overuse of the 15 Percent ABAWD Exemptions by State Agencies

This memo provides guidance to sState agencies regarding large grant offset of overused ABAWD funds.

Resource | Regulations
PART 271—SNAP General Information and Definitions

SNAP is designed to promote the general welfare and to safeguard the health and well being of the nation's population by raising the levels of nutrition among low-income households.

Resource | Regulations
PART 273—SNAP Certification of Eligible Households

Household concept: A household is composed of one of the following individuals or groups of individuals, unless otherwise specified in paragraph (b) of this section.

Resource | Regulations
PART 274—SNAP Issuance and Use of Program Benefits

 State agencies shall establish issuance and accountability systems which ensure that only certified eligible households receive benefits; that program benefits are timely distributed in the correct amounts; and that benefit issuance and reconciliation activities are properly conducted and accurately reported to FNS.