Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0015
SNAP - Statewide Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent Waivers Effective Immediately for Eligible States

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 suspends restrictions on Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent participation in SNAP as of April 1, 2009 continuing through Sept. 30, 2010, unless state agencies choose to impose specific work requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0001
SNAP ABAWD Statewide Waivers: New Criteria for Unemployment Insurance Extended Benefits Trigger

The recently-enacted Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 (PL 110-449), which was signed into law on Nov. 21, 2008, modified the criteria used by DOL for the EB program for the duration of the legislation. As a result, some states qualify for the EB program based on the recently-revised criteria rather than the traditional criteria.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0049
Face-to-Face Interview Waiver Criteria

This is to advise you that we are expanding our criteria for the approval of waivers of the face-to-face interview at both initial and recertification. We also wish to note that since state agencies already may waive the face-to-face interview on an individual case basis based on a finding of hardship, we are now categorizing these waivers as waivers of the requirement that state agencies document hardship prior to utilizing alternatives to the face-to-face interview.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0010
FSP – 2-Year Approval of Waivers of the Work Requirements for ABAWDs under 7 CFR 273.24

At the request of the state agencies, SNAP offered a two-year ABAWD waiver under limited circumstances.