Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 601]
Revise Guidelines for Counting Income Toward SNAP Eligibility
Action 3498
[Withdrawn 6/21/2018]
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002893]
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
5916 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 06/21/2018 after the comment period had ended.
6060 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 06/21/2018 after the comment period had ended.
6896 Final Stage withdrawn on 06/21/2018 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Celestine Jackson  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 East Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7376    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: (800)828-1120