This manual release contains policy changes resulting from Public Act 099-0170. Effective January 2016, the SNAP Gross Income Standards are increasing from 130% FPL to 165% FPL for categorically eligible SNAP units with no qualifying members.
Effective January 2016, as a result of Public Act 099-0170, the gross monthly income eligibility standards are increased from 130% FPL to 165% FPL for categorically eligible SNAP units with no qualifying members. This change does not affect categorically eligible units where every person is authorized to receive TANF or SSI since they are not subject to a gross or net income limit.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program brochure (DHS124) is revised.
SNAP Eligibility Worksheet (DHS 683A) is revised.
WAG 25-03-02 (pdf)
[signed copy on file]
James T. Dimas
Secretary-designate, Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
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