This final rule incorporates into the Senior Farmers'
Market Nutrition Program regulations, statutory provisions set forth in
Section 4231 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L.
110-246, also known as the Farm Bill of 2008). The three provisions
include adding honey as an eligible food for purchase with Senior
Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) benefits, prohibiting the
value of SFMNP benefits from consideration as income or resources when
determining eligibility for other programs under any Federal, State or
local law, and prohibiting the collection of State or local tax on a
purchase of food with a benefit distributed under the SFMNP.
Effective Date: October 23, 2009.