Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
 
GDForum ID: 2299
Description of Proposed Guidance Document Changes
This is to provide annual updates for the determination of eligibility and benefit amounts for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Updates also include changes to the work requirement, as required by the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, changes to the Disaster SNAP (DSNAP) policy, to incorporate the Disaster Standard Expense Deduction (DSED), updated DSNAP income limits, and the updated DSNAP application, and revisions to the SNAP Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) policy, to provide clarification and for some of its components and to update the list of participating SNAP E&T agencies. Additionally, new policies and procedures were added to Part XVI of the SNAP manual based on Virginia’s approved plan for replacing SNAP benefits due to skimming, cloning, and other fraudulent activities.
 
Guidance Document(s) for this Comment Forum
 
The agency is considering feedback and has not yet made a decision to confirm or delay the proposed changes.
Document ID Document Title Document in Effect Proposed Document
7585 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Manual pdf Document     pdf Proposed Document
 
Contact Information
 
Name:
Michele Thomas
        Title:
SNAP Manager
 
Email:
michele.thomas@dss.virginia.gov
 
Address:
801 E. Main Street
 
City:
Richmond
State:  
VA
Zip:  
23219
 
Phone:
(804)726-7866
Fax:  
()-
 
ORM Review
 
ORM Approved (10/10/2023)
pdf ORM Economic Review Form     posted: 10/2/2023         submitted to ORM: 10/2/2023
 
The Virginia Register
 

Publication Date: 11/6/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 6
The public comment period began upon publication and lasted for 30 days. It ended on 12/6/2023.
There were no comments

Planned Effective Date:  12/7/2023 
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