|DATE:||March 12, 2019|
|SUBJECT:||Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Provisions of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Section 4004 - Information Memorandum|
Food and Nutrition Service
The attached questions and answers provide policy clarifications to address state agency concerns regarding the Food and Nutrition Service's (FNS) Feb. 8, 2019, Information Memorandum which discussed Section 4004 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Act).
FNS is releasing this memorandum as formal guidance for use by regional offices and state agencies as they implement the provisions of Section 4004. We are committed to providing ongoing technical assistance to states on issues related to the requirements of the Act. This memorandum comprises part of a series of implementation questions and answers and FNS anticipates additional question and answer documents will be forthcoming.
Please contact your regional office with any questions and requests for technical assistance regarding these provisions. FNS regional offices should contact the Program Design Branch with any questions concerning this memorandum.
Program Development Division