Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
A request to replace food which was
purchased with SNAP benefits and lost during a disaster does not require an
application for DSNAP to be processed. See OAR 461-165-0230
for the processing
of replacement requests.
Department may be approved by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue mass supplements, as described
at OAR 461-135-0494
, to a current SNAP filing group
). All others must complete the application process to receive
To file an
application for DSNAP, a household
(see OAR 461-135-0491
submit a completed application (DHS 349).
may submit this application through the mail or
at a certification site in person or through an authorized
(as described at OAR 461-115-0090
(b) The application must be filed before the
expiration of the period during which FNS has authorized the Department to
process and approve applications for DSNAP.
(c) The application must be signed by a
responsible member of the household or by an
authorized representative designated by the
As part of the process for determining eligibility, the household
or its authorized representative
must be interviewed
and must provide information and limited verification as described in section
(5) of this rule.
(a) The Department must
advise the household orally and in writing about the
disposition of its application, its rights and responsibilities, when its
emergency certification period ends, and about the regular SNAP
(b) The Department must
advise the household of the civil and criminal penalties for
violations of the Food Stamp Act, and of the fact that the household
may be subject to a post-disaster review.
(c) The Department must inform each
DSNAP-eligible household about the proper use of SNAP
As part of
the process for determining eligibility, the household
must provide the following:
(a) Verification of the identity of the
(b) Verification that at
the time of the disaster, the applicant's residence or workplace was located in
the disaster area; and
estimate of total take-home pay, cash resources, and allowable disaster-related
expenses (see OAR 461-135-0493
(d) Verification of any questionable
information when requested by the Department.
Or. Admin. R.
SSP 4-2007, f. 3-30-07,
cert. ef. 4-1-07;
35-2018, amend filed 12/04/2018, effective
20-2019, amend filed 09/19/2019, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS