Eligibility determinations (41 - 45 of 45 items)
Identification Requirements for Food Stamp Recipients
110731: Oct 30, 1979
The Secretary of Agriculture has legislative authority to test ways to increase the efficiency of the Food Stamp Program and improve the delivery of benefits. In 1976, the Department of Agriculture considered testing alternative identification requirements both at the time food coupons are issued and at the time they are redeemed, but the Department has not as yet initiated the testing. Under curr...
Proposed Amendments to the Food Stamp Act 1977
110604: Oct 17, 1979
Under the food stamp program, overissuances have been caused by recipient and administrative errors as well as by fraud. H.R. 4318 and public law 96-58 contain several measures to tighten food stamp program integrity which, if properly implemented, could result in substantial savings. The bill would hold States liable for erroneous benefit issuances in excess of target rates. However, penalties co...
Food Stamp Work Requirements: Ineffective Paperwork or Effective Tool?
CED-78-60: Published: Apr 24, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1978.
Since 1971, able-bodied adults who receive food stamps and are not exempted by law have been required to register for and accept employment. These requirements were intended to affect the program in two ways: by finding recipients jobs so that they would no longer need assistance and by denying stamps to those who are able but unwilling to work.The food stamp program's work registration requiremen...
Observations on the Food Stamp Program
RED-75-342: Published: Feb 28, 1975. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1975.
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