2019 Mississippi Code
Title 43 - Public Welfare
Chapter 12 - Medicaid and Human Services Transparency and Fraud Prevention Act
§ 43-12-37. Noncompliance with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program rules

Universal Citation: MS Code § 43-12-37 (2019)
  • (1) The Department of Human Services shall set disqualification periods for all instances of noncompliance with any SNAP requirement, unless expressly prohibited by federal law.

  • (2) The department shall institute a three-month, full-household disqualification period for the first instance of noncompliance, unless expressly prohibited by federal law.

  • (3) The department shall institute a six-month, full-household disqualification period for the second instance of noncompliance, unless expressly prohibited by federal law.

  • (4) The department shall institute a permanent disqualification period for the third instance of noncompliance, unless expressly prohibited by federal law.

  • (5) If a recipient is subject to a disqualification period under subsection (4) of this section, the department shall institute a six-month disqualification period for the recipient’s entire household, unless expressly prohibited by federal law.

  • (6) Unless expressly prohibited by federal law, recipients shall be subject to disqualification for failure to perform actions required by other federal, state, or local means-tested public assistance programs.

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