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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 / Stage 6060
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 11/6/2013  11:21 am  
pdf Agency Statement 11/29/2011   (modified 1/20/2012)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 2/6/2012    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/3/2012   (modified 4/13/2012)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 5/1/2012    
red ball Governor's Approval Memo 10/29/2013   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted on 11/29/2011
Review Completed: 2/6/2012
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 2/20/2012
Review Completed: 4/3/2012
May have adverse effect on Small Business
The proposed change will reduce federally funded food stamp benefits to families with an ineligible alien consequently reducing participating retailers' revenues which may be small businesses.
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/1/2012
Governor's Review Review Completed: 10/29/2013
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/30/2013
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/18/2013    Volume: 30  Issue: 6
Comment Period Ended 1/17/2014
Contact Information
Name / Title: Celestine Jackson  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 East Main Street

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

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Action 3498:
Revise Guidelines for Counting Income Toward SNAP Eligibility
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5916) Stage complete. Comment period ended 8/31/2011.
Proposed   (6060) Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/17/2014.
Final   (6896) Governor's office review in progress.