Or. Admin. R. 461-135-0494 - DSNAP Treatment of Households Already Certified and Receiving SNAP Benefits

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) Mass Supplementation emergency SNAP assistance from the DSNAP program may be issued to an eligible filing group (see OAR 461-110-0370) certified for SNAP benefits prior to the disaster.
(a) The DSNAP benefits are calculated using the maximum disaster benefits for the household (see OAR 461-135-0491) minus the regular SNAP allotment of the benefit group (see OAR 461-110-0750) for the benefit period.
(b) A benefit group currently receiving SNAP benefits may receive a supplement by applying for DSNAP according to OAR 461-135-0492.
(c) The Department may issue Mass Supplementation, without requests, to a benefit group currently receiving SNAP in all or a portion of the disaster area if it is determined the area meets the federal criteria for Mass Supplementation and is approved by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
(d) Neither an application nor an interview is required for a benefit group currently receiving SNAP to receive Mass Supplementation emergency SNAP assistance from the DSNAP program.
(2) Replacement of the value of food purchased with SNAP lost in the disaster is issued to an eligible filing group certified for SNAP benefits prior to the disaster under OAR 461-165-0230.
(a) A SNAP replacement for the value of food lost in a disaster is not a DSNAP benefit.
(b) The value of lost food replaced with a SNAP benefit replacement is not considered a loss of food under OAR 461-135-0493.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 461-135-0494
SSP 4-2007, f. 3-30-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; SSP 23-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-08; SSP 35-2018, amend filed 12/04/2018, effective 1/1/2019; SSP 20-2019, amend filed 09/19/2019, effective 10/1/2019; SSP 38-2020, temporary amend filed 10/16/2020, effective 10/16/2020 through 4/13/2021; SSP 26-2021, amend filed 03/24/2021, effective 4/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050 & 411.816

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.010, 411.816 & 7 CFR 280.1

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