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USDA/FNS RIN: 0584-AE02 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: 2008 Farm Bill Provisions on Clarification of Split Issuance; Accrual of Benefits; Interchange Fees and Definition Changes 

This rulemaking will propose to implement sections 4113 (Split Issuance), 4114 (Accrual of Benefits), and part of 4115 (Interchange Fees) of the 2008 Farm Bill, which pertain to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit issuance and redemption. The provisions of section 4115 to de-obligate coupons and make Electronic Benefit Transfer cards the sole method of benefit delivery will be addressed in a separate rulemaking.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 271    7 CFR 274   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 110-246   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/29/2016  81 FR 66866   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/28/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Charles H. Watford
Regulatory Review Specialist
Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition Service
1320 Braddock Place,
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone:703 605-0800

Lynnette M. Thomas
Chief, Planning and Regulatory Affairs Branch
Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition Service
3101 Park Center Drive,
Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone:703 605-4782