SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Farm Bill of 2008

Docket ID: FNS-2011-0008
Agency: Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)

This final rule amends the regulations governing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to codify provisions from the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-246) (FCEA) concerning the eligibility and certification of SNAP applicants and participants and SNAP employment and training.

RIN: 0584-AD87
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 273
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: Pub. L. 110-246, Pub. L. 104-121
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM05/04/201176 FR 25414
NPRM Comment Period End07/05/2011
Final Action03/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Organization: Food and Nutrition Service
Category: Economically Significant
Type: Rulemaking
Program: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/04/2011
ID: FNS-2011-0008-0001

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Agency Contact
Charles H Watford
Regulatory Review Specialist
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302
Lynnette M Thomas
Chief, Planning and Regulatory Affairs Branch
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302
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