Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services
chapter
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 601]
Action:
Revise Guidelines for Counting Income Toward SNAP Eligibility
 
General Information
Action Summary The regulatory action will add a new section to 22 VAC 40-601, requiring local Department of Social Services eligibility workers to use all of the income of ineligible immigrants to determine Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility of the remaining eligible household members. This action will alter current processes by using the full amount of ineligible immigrants' income instead of a pro rata share of the income. Income will be considered uniformly for all citizen and immigrant households by counting all income available to household members.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002893]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5916 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 8/31/2011.
6060 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/17/2014.
6896 Final Governor's office review on hold pending external action.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Celestine Jackson  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 East Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: celestine.jackson@dss.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)726-7376    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: (800)828-1120