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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Regulations

SNAP Rules (regulations) are published by the Federal Register in the Code of Federal Regulations, 7 C.F.R., Parts 271 through 283.   The CFR is updated in January each year.

The Federal Register maintains rules published in between annual publication of the CFR on its web site.  Click here  to get access to the SNAP parts of the CFR.  Those are from 7 CFR 273.1 through 7 CFR 283.32. We have also posted the following rules on this site for your convenience.

The following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Acrobat Reader.

  Description Date
Bullet Notice: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Food Stamp Program: Federal Collection of State Plan of Operations, Operating Guidelines and Forms  (PDF 51KB
 
03/26/07
Bullet Notice: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Food Stamp Program Regulations, Part 275— Quality Control   (PDF 50KB)
 
03/23/07
Bullet Notice: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Food Stamp Program Pre-Screening Tool Survey  (PDF 52KB)
 
04/01/05
Bullet Final Rule:  Food Stamp Program: High Performance Bonuses.  Effective 04/08/05. Provisions of this rule must be implemented by 04/08/05.(PDF 102KB)
 

02/07/05

Bullet Notice: Proposed Collection: Comment Request: FNS-583, Food Stamp Program Employment and Training Program Activity Report
Comment period closed 1/11/05. (PDF 52KB
 
11/12/04

 

Bullet Final Rule: Food Stamp Program: Vehicle and Maximum Excess Shelter Expense Deduction Provisions of Public Law 106-387. Effective 9/27/04. (PDF 102KB)
 

07/29/04

Bullet Notice: Request for Comment on Whether the Food Stamp Program Should Be Renamed  (PDF 50KB)
 
08/23/04
Bullet Proposed Rule: Food Stamp Program: Eligibility and Certification Provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. (PDF 611KB)
  
06/15/04
Bullet Proposed Rule: Food Stamp Program: Employment and Training Program Provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002.  (PDF 83KB)
 
05/18/04
Bullet Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Food Stamp Program Regulations, Part 275—Quality Control (60-day Notice)  (PDF 37KB)
 
05/10/04
Bullet Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collectiponl Comment Request -- Food Stamp Application for Meal Services and New Addendum for Corporations (Form FNS 252-C).  (PDF 40KB)
 
02/23/04
Bullet Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:  Food Stamp Program: High Performance Bonuses.   (PDF 63KB)
 
02/17/04
Bullet Interim Rule: Non-Discretionary Quality Control Provisions.  Effective 12/15/03. (PDF 58KB)
 
1/14/04
Bullet Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request -- Store Applications, Form FNS-252, Food Stamp Applications for Stores. (PDF 38KB)
 
11/21/03
Bullet Proposed Rule: Food Stamp Program: Vehicle and Maximum Excess Shelter Expense Deduction Provisions of Public Law 106-387 (PDF 65KB)
 

08/29/03
Bullet Proposed Collection; Comment Request—FNS-380, Worksheet for Quality Control Reviews (PDF 43KB)
 
Bullet Final Rule: Anticipating Income and Reporting Changes (PDF 73KB
 
04/29/03
Bullet Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request -- Form FNS 380-1, Food Stamp Program Quality Control Review Schedule (PDF 36KB)
 
03/11/03
Bullet Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request -- FNS-245, Negative Case Action Review Schedule; FNS-247, Statistical Summary of Sample Disposition; and FNS-248Status of Sample Selection and Completion (PDF 36KB)
 
03/05/03
Bullet Announcement of Effective Date: Noncitizen Eligibility and Certification Provisions of Pub. L. 104-193, as Amended by Public Laws 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185 (PDF 31KB)
 
11/28/01
Bullet  Delay of Effective Date: Personal Responsibility Provisions of PRWORA (PDF 33KB)
 
06/01/01
Bullet Final Rule: Personal Responsibility Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PDF 558KB
 
01/17/01
Bullet Final Rule: Noncitizen Eligibility, and Certification Provisions of Publ. L. 104-193, as amended by Public Laws 104-208, 105-33, and 105-185 (PDF 544KB)
 
11/21/00

 

Bullet Final Rule: Non-Discretionary Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), Public Law 104-193 (PDF 150KB)
 
10/30/00
Bullet Correction: Recipient Claim Establishment and Collection Standards. corrects the implementation date, as well as other minor typographical errors. (PDF 116KB)
 
08/2/00

 

Bullet Final Rule: Recipient Claim Establishment and Collection Standards. This rule revises and implements procedures for establishing, collecting and managing food stamp recipient claims. (PDF 319KB)
 
07/06/00
Bullet Final Rule: Payment of Certain Administrative Costs of State Agencies.  This rule reviews the reimbursement rate and implements other procedures for certain costs incurred by States to administer the Food Stamp Program. (PDF 150KB)
 
05/24/00
Bullet Proposed Rule: Work Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. (PDF 225KB
 
12/23/99
Bullet Final Rule: Final Quality Control Technical Amendments  (PDF 131KB) 07/16/99

Last modified: 11/05/2013