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Title 33 : Human Services


(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1702)
  • § 1702. Payment error rate report

    On or before January 1 of the year following any federal fiscal year in which the State of Vermont receives a federal sanction for a payment error rate greater than the federal threshold in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Department for Children and Families shall report to the Senate Committee on Appropriations regarding:

    (1) the number of households that received SNAP benefits and were discovered to have an overpayment or underpayment in the sanction year due to agency error, including the average amount of the overpayments and underpayments and the total amount of each; and

    (2) the Department's specific plans for sanction reinvestment to improve its error rate for the next federal fiscal year and prevent sanction in the future. (Added 2013, No. 179 (Adj. Sess.), § E.316; amended 2017, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 21, 2018.)