Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 601]
SNAP Certification Periods
[Withdrawn 5/2/2011]
Reason for Withdrawal
Public comment, primarily from local departments of social services, showed significant opposition to the regulatory change.
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to require local social service eligibility workers to certify eligible households for SNAP benefits for no longer than six months.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [002565]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5637 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 05/02/2011 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Celestine Jackson  / Program Consultant
Address: Division of Benefit Programs
801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7376    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: (800)828-1120