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Title 33: Human Services

Chapter 17: FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTARY BENEFITS

33 V.S.A. § 1701. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program



§ 1701. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

(a) The State of Vermont may participate in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program which is provided for under Public Law 88-525, also known as the Food Stamp Act of 1964, as amended. The Commissioner may adopt, and from time to time amend or repeal, regulations governing the operation of the program in the state.

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

(c) When used in this section, "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.)