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256D.0516 EXPIRATION OF FOOD SUPPORT BENEFITS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

Subdivision 1.Expiration of food support benefits.

Food support benefits shall not be stored off line or expunged from a recipient's account unless the benefits have not been accessed for 12 months after the month they were issued.

Subd. 2.Food support reporting requirements.

The commissioner of human services shall implement simplified reporting as permitted under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, as amended, and the food stamp regulations in Code of Federal Regulations, title 7, part 273. Food support recipient households required to report periodically shall not be required to report more often than one time every six months. This provision shall not apply to households receiving food benefits under the Minnesota family investment program waiver.