Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to State Commissioners on Changes to Immigrants' Food Stamp Certification Requirements

Letter to State Commissioners on Changes to Immigrants' Food Stamp Certification Requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to State Commissioners on Implementing Welfare Reform in the Food Stamp Program

This letter describes the new statutory requirements for State agency implementation of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) provisions of PL 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, signed by the President on Aug. 22, 1996. We are also providing information regarding proposed and interim rules the Food and Consumer Service (FCS) will publish and guidance relating to the Simplified Program option, FCS waiver authority, and quality control. Additional information regarding implementation of the provisions affecting noncitizens will be provided separately.

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to State Commissioners on Implementing Welfare Reform in the Food Stamp Program

This letter describes the new statutory requirements for State agency implementation of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) provisions of PL 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, signed by the President on Aug. 22, 1996. We are also providing information regarding proposed and interim rules the Food and Consumer Service (FCS) will publish and guidance relating to the Simplified Program option, FCS waiver authority, and quality control. Additional information regarding implementation of the provisions affecting noncitizens will be provided separately.

Resource | Policy Memos
Memorandum Clarifying Immigrants' Eligibility for Food Stamps

State agencies have asked if the provisions of section 402 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996 (PRWORA) should be applied to noncitizen applicants.

Resource | Policy Memos
Guidance for States on Use of Discretionary Food Stamp Program Time Limit Exemptions

Guidance for States on Use of Discretionary Food Stamp Program Time Limit Exemptions.