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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits


This report focuses on SNAP eligibility and the form and function of benefits. For an overview of SNAP along with the other USDA-FNS programs, such as the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and National School Lunch Program (NSLP), please see CRS Report R42353, Domestic Food Assistance: Summary of Programs. For recent SNAP appropriations and spending, please see CRS Report R41964, Agriculture and Related Agencies: FY2012 Appropriations. For issues related to SNAP and the farm bill, please see CRS Report R42442, Expiration and Possible Extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, by Jim Monke, Megan Stubbs, and Randy Alison Aussenberg; and CRS Report R42829, Domestic Food Assistance in 2012 Farm Bill Proposals: S. 3240 and H.R. 6083.


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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits  [Order No: R42505  Release Date: Apr 25,2012  Pages: 19]