Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits

Creator

  • Author: Aussenberg, Randy A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Nutrition Assistance Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2014-12-29

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report focuses on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility and the form and function of benefits. SNAP, formerly called the Food Stamp Program, is designed primarily to increase the food purchasing power of eligible low-income households to help them buy a nutritionally adequate low-cost diet.
  • Physical Description: 28 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food stamps
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Welfare
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food relief

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42505
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42505_2014Dec29
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc501950