Food Stamp Memos

Food Stamp Memos

IM-52 COVID-19 THIRTEENTH EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  COVID-19 THIRTEENTH EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS   DISCUSSION: The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 allows Emergency Allotments (EA) of supplemental benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps) to be issued to eligible SNAP households. The P-SNAP program raises a household’s […]

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IM-48 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL REVISIONS FOR SUBSTANTIAL LOTTERY OR GAMBLING WINNINGS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL REVISIONS FOR SUBSTANTIAL LOTTERY OR GAMBLING WINNINGS MANUAL REVISIONS: 1140.000.00 SIMPLIFIED REPORTING 1140.005.46 LOTTERY AND GAMBLING WINNINGS 1130.035.15 CATEGORICALLY ELIGIBLE AFTER LOTTERY AND GAMBLING WINNINGS   DISCUSSION: The purpose of this memorandum is to introduce new SNAP policy regarding Simplified Reporting rules and reporting […]

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IM-47 COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT 2021 FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) PROGRAMS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT 2021 FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) PROGRAMS MANUAL REVISION # 0205.005.30.10 0210.015.35.40 0805.015.10 1025.015.01.02 1110.020.30 1115.015.90 1805.030.20.10   DISCUSSION: Economic Impact Payments (EIP), also known as Stimulus Payments, were approved as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 […]

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IM-46 FOOD STAMP MANUAL NAME CHANGE TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  FOOD STAMP MANUAL NAME CHANGE TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL REVISION # 1100.000.00 1100.005.00 1100.005.05 1100.007.00 1100.010.00 1100.015.00 1100.015.05 1100.015.10 1130.099.00 – obsolete   DISCUSSION: The purpose of this memorandum is to inform staff of the Food Stamp policy manual name change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program […]

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IM-45 COVID-19: MIXED EARNER UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (MEUC) BENEFITS FOR ALL PROGRAMS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  COVID-19: MIXED EARNER UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (MEUC) BENEFITS FOR ALL PROGRAMS   DISCUSSION: On 12/27/2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) 2021 was signed.  The CAA contains provisions to address the public health emergency (PHE) and introduced MEUC, a new type of unemployment compensation.  MEUC provides a $100 weekly benefit to individuals […]

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IM-42 USING THE WORK NUMBER AS A VERIFICATION SOURCE FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  USING THE WORK NUMBER AS A VERIFICATION SOURCE FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) MANUAL REVISION # 1102.005.00 1102.005.05 1102.015.05 DISCUSSION: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) policy manual has been updated to include The Work Number as a source of verification for income.  Refer to memo, IM-32 dated […]

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IM-41 BUDGETING ACTUAL INCOME FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) CLARIFICATION

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  BUDGETING ACTUAL INCOME FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) CLARIFICATION MANUAL REVISION # 1115.020.05.05 DISCUSSION: The SNAP policy manual has been updated to provide an example of an actual budget when a change of income occurs in the month of application that is not the beginning of, ending of […]

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IM-40 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) ADVERSE ACTION NOTICES DURING MASS ADJUSTMENTS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) ADVERSE ACTION NOTICES DURING MASS ADJUSTMENTS MANUAL REVISION # 1140.025.10.05 DISCUSSION: The SNAP policy manual has been updated to clarify Adverse Action Notices (FA-510) are not required during mass adjustments as identified in 1140.005.35 Mass Adjustments.  NECESSARY ACTION: Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.   […]

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IM-39 ANNUAL INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS) SAFEGUARDS INTERNAL INSPECTIONS REPORT-INDIVIDUAL TELEWORK

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: ANNUAL INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS) SAFEGUARDS INTERNAL INSPECTIONS REPORT-INDIVIDUAL TELEWORK   DISCUSSION: Federal regulations require Family Support Division (FSD) staff with access to federal tax information (FTI), to complete an annual internal inspection. Internal Inspections Federal regulations require agencies to conduct internal inspections of all offices with access to FTI […]

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IM-38 COVID-19: UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION UPDATES RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) OF 2021 FOR ALL PROGRAMS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: COVID-19:  UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION UPDATES RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) OF 2021 FOR ALL PROGRAMS   DISCUSSION: Memorandum IM-37, dated April 29, 2020, introduced 3 new types of Unemployment Compensation Benefit (UCB) funds that were created on March 27, 2020, as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

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