Effective 07/01/2022, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) waiver approval allows the entire State to continue to be exempt from the SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy in this section through 10/31/2023 based on Illinois' high unemployment rate. For more information about the State's operation under COVID-19 see WAG 25-06-07-p.
The SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited benefits policy below is NOT in effect for any county in the State through 10/31/2023.
The SNAP Work Requirement applies to all initial applications, REDEs and active cases in non waived counties (Cook County and DuPage County) of the State.
Action Date is Schedule cut off, except for the application month.
For the month of application, the Time Limited Clock will count the month met/unmet on the day the application is processed.
ABAWD Month 3 (Unmet) and
Mass Change Trigger Closure created
Perform a manual override when changes are reported and the ABAWD Time - Limited Clock does not accurately reflect a customer's met or unmet month.
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