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SNAP - 120-Day Quality Control (QC) Variance Exclusion for Section 8 of the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

On November 19,2009, the Program Development Division issued guidance on how to implement Section 8 of that act requiring State agencies to exclude the $25 a week increased unemployment compensation payments from all calculation of resources and income.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-097
Allowability of Participant Payments and Contributions for Foods Donated by the USDA and/or Non-USDA Sources

This memorandum clarifies FNS regulations and policies regarding the allowability of requiring payment and soliciting contributions (i.e., "payments" or "pay") in exchange for foods from FNS program participants.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-096
Simultaneous Participation in CSFP and other Nutrition Assistance Programs administered by FNS

Per CSFP regulations at 7 CFR 247.19, participants are prohibited from receiving CSFP benefits and WIC benefits at the same time. However, there is no prohibition against simultaneous participation in CSFP and other FNS programs including but not limited to SNAP, TEFAP, and the SFMNP, provided the eligibility requirements for these programs are met.

Resource | Policy Memos
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Administrative Funding Charts for FY 2010

On March 6,2009, FNS allocated the fiscal year (FY) 2009 funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This is to allocate the funds for FY 2010

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-089
Clarification of State Agency Review Requirements for Donated, Foods in the National School Lunch Program and Other Child Nutrition Programs

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify the responsibilities of the state administering agency and the state distributing agency with respect to ensuring compliance with requirements for donated foods in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program(CACFP).

Resource | Policy Memos
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Clarification Regarding the ARRA Disregard and Impact on Overissuances

Attached are questions and answers in response to issues raised by the States, through various discussions, concerning SNAP provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5), which was enacted on February 17, 2009.

Resource | Policy Memos
Cupones Para Alimentos De USDA Alerta Sobre Intentos De Fraude

Cupones Para Alimentos De USDA Alerta Sobre Intentos De Fraude

Resource | Policy Memos
USDA Food Stamp Fraud Alert

Policy on USDA Food Stamp Fraud. 

Resource | Policy Memos
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Clarifications to Program Accountability and Administration Provisions Quality Control: Questions and Answers #1

Attached are questions and answers in response to issues raised by the States, through various discussions, concerning SNAP provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5), which was enacted on February 17, 2009.