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Implementation of the Electronic Benefit Transfer-Related Provisions of Public Law 111–296; Extension of Comment Period

Last Modified: 08/23/2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Proposed rule. Extension of Comment Period: This proposed rule would revise regulations governing the WIC Program, incorporating the provisions set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) related to Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) for the WIC Program. The comment period is being extended to provide additional time for interested parties to review the proposed rule, to June 29, 2013. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule that was published on February 28, 2013 (78 FR 13549) has been extended from May 29, 2013 to June 29, 2013. To be assured of consideration, comments must be postmarked on or before June 29, 2013.