Resource | Fact Sheets
Final Rule: Employment for Work-Capable Adults

In December 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a final rule entitled “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents”. This action supports the Agency’s commitment to promoting employment by applying a common-sense policy to SNAP’s work-related program standards for able bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs).

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: SNAP Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents

USDA is finalizing its rulemaking proposed Feb. 1, 2019. The rule revises the conditions under which USDA would waive, when requested by states, the able-bodied adult without dependents (ABAWD) time limit in areas that have an unemployment rate of over 10 percent or a lack of sufficient jobs. In addition, the rule limits carryover of ABAWD discretionary exemptions.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2013-0038
2008 Farm Bill Q&As

Questions and Answers for the 2008 Farm Bill

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-1998-0007
Balanced Budget Act of 1977 (PL 105-33) Q&As - Set 2

Balanced Budget Act of 1977 (PL 105-33) Questions and Answers - Set 2

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0058
Clarification of Farm Bill Certification Provisions of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Questions and Answers #3

Attached are additional questions and answers in response to issues raised by State agencies on SNAP certification and eligibility provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (PL 110-246).

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 | Legislation
Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981

Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981
PL 97-98, 95 Stat. 1213-1358 - Dec. 22, 1981

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0031
Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill

On June 18, 2008, Congress enacted PL 110-246. Attached is an implementing memo describing the Food Stamp provision of the Title IV of PL 110-246, The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA).