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Resource | History

A Short History of SNAP

1939 – The First Food Stamp Program

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on the proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection associated with requests by state agencies to operate a Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) to temporarily provide food assistance to households following a disaster.

Resource | Comment Request

Request for Extension of a Current Information Collection - Evaluation of SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Pilots

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a request for an extension of a current information collection for the purpose of evaluating the Fiscal Year 2015 Pilot Projects to Reduce Dependency and Increase Work Requirements and Work Effort Under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Assessment of Mandatory SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) Programs

This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection for the Assessment of Mandatory Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment &Training (E&T) programs. This collection is a new information collection.

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SNAP: Requirements and Services for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents

The Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 limits the amount of time an able-bodied adult without dependents (ABAWD) can receive SNAP benefits to 3 months in a 36-month period, unless the individual is working and/or participating in a work program half-time or more, or participating in workfare.