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USDA/FNS RIN: 0584-AE36 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Requirement for National Directory of New Hires Wage Verification and Periodic Program Activity Reporting 

This final rule implements section 4013 of the Agricultural Act of 2014, which requires States to verify applicant wage data through the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) for the determination of eligibility and correct amount of benefits at the time of certification, including recertification. This rule also changes the reporting frequency requirement for the Program and Budget Summary Statement Part B-Program Activity Statement” from an annual submission based on the State fiscal year to a quarterly submission based on the Federal fiscal year. On January 26, 2016, FNS published the interim final rule in the Federal Register . FNS received comments from the public, State agencies that administer SNAP, research and /advocacy organizations, and associations representing program administrators, health and human service agency leaders. Communities impacted are all low-income individuals eligible for SNAP who are employed part- or full-time.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 273   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 113-79   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  01/26/2016  81 FR 4159   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  03/28/2016 
Final Rule  04/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Local, State 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Michael DePiro
Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition Service
1320 Braddock Place,
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone:703 305-2876

Maureen Lydon
Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition Service
1320 Braddock Place,
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone:703 457-7713