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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0032

Clarification on the three ways initial SNAP application processing timeliness is measured

The memorandum that follows is intended to clarify the three ways in which FNS measures timeliness of initial Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program application processing.  This memorandum does not represent new policy, but seeks to clarify the three existing data collection and monitoring procedures.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0077

Meals Provided to Volunteers: Revised

The memorandum outlines the conditions under which eligible recipient agencies can provide meals to volunteers staffing distribution sites and charge as a TEFAP administrative expense.

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Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study

FNS is conducting the Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study. This study will focus on CACFP operations in participating child care centers and their sponsoring organizations. This study is necessary for FNS's annual compliance with IPERA in the child care center component of CACFP.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Child Nutrition Program Integrity

This rule proposes to codify several provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 affecting the integrity of the child nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, the School Breakfast Program, the Summer Food Service Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program and state administrative expense funds.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0036

SNAP - FY 2016 State Target Areas for Management Evaluations

The purpose of this memo is to transmit national target areas and procedures for management evaluations for FY 2016. The Food and Nutrition Service, with input from the regional offices, has identified four national target areas for the ROs to review.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0006

FY 2014 State Reporting of SNAP Benefits Funding in Connection With A-133 Single Audits

This memorandum provides guidance on reporting expenditures of SNAP funds in order to comply with reporting requirements of OMB Circular A-133 and OMB guidance implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Our Oct. 31, 2013 subject memorandum pertained to A-133 audits of Fiscal Year 2013. This memorandum updates that document by providing parallel information on Fiscal Year 2014 audits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0066

Performance Bonus (Section 4021) Questions and Answers - Agricultural Act of 2014

Attached are questions and answers pertaining to Section 4021 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 on the use of performance bonus money for Farmers' Markets bonus bucks and the use of bonus money for contractor fees.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0061

Quality Control Tolerance Level - FY 2015

The Agricultural Act of 2014 set the Quality Control Tolerance Level for excluding small errors at up to $37 for FY 2014. In addition, the Act requires FNS to adjust the tolerance level for future years by the percentage by which the Thrifty Food Plan is adjusted under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0052

SNAP Questions and Answers Concerning the Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations Final Rule

SNAP Questions and Answers Concerning the Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations Final Rule

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2014-0050

Quality Control Errors and the Establishment of Claims - Clarification

This memorandum addresses recent questions about our April 15, 2014, memorandum relating to quality control errors and the establishment of claims against SNAP households.