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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 017 : SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1701)
  • § 1701. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    (a) The State of Vermont may participate in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) pursuant to 7 U.S.C. chapter 51. The purpose of SNAP is to alleviate hunger and malnutrition among households with low income by increasing their food purchasing power and access to nutritious, safe food.

    (b) An individual domiciled in Vermont shall be exempt from the disqualification provided for in 21 U.S.C. § 862a.

    (c) The Commissioner may adopt, amend, or repeal rules governing the operation of the Program in the State pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25.

    (d) As used in this chapter, "Commissioner" means the Commissioner for Children and Families and "Department" means the Department for Children and Families. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 2; amended 1969, No. 169 (Adj. Sess.), eff. Feb. 16, 1970; 1973, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 29, eff. April 14, 1974; 1999, No. 147 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 91, 140; 2009, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § E.322; 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 37, eff. May 20, 2014; 2017, No. 104 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)