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Reauthorization Memoranda - Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005

Public Law 108-265, the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 made a number of changes to the Child Nutrition programs: National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, Child and Adult Care Food Care Program, and Summer Food Service Program.  Please see below for access to information by program.

Reauthorization memoranda starting Fiscal Year 2006 (October 2005) can be located under "Policy".

Policy Number

Title

Date Issued


School Meal Programs
 

SP 18 Verification Confirmation Reviews
 
9-27-05
SP 21 General Follow-Up Memo
 
9-26-05
SP 23 Eligibility for Severe Need Rates for the School Breakfast Program
9-22-05
SP 19 Direct Verification
 
9-21-05
-- Clarification of Verification Reporting Requirements
 
9-6-05
SP 22 Verification Non Response Rates for Large School Districts
 
9-14-05
SP 16 Verification - On Overview 8-30-05
SP 17 Initial Carry-0ver of Previous Year's Eligibility
 
8-30-05
SP 14

Agreement Checklist for Direct Certification and Direct Verification of Children in Food Stamp Households
 

4-19-05
SP 13

Verification Activities
 

3-10-05
SP 12

Statutory Changes in the Free & Reduced Price Eligibility Determination Process Memo (& Revised Prototype Application Materials 2005, in pdf) (05 Application in word)
 

3-7-05
--

Food Stamp and Child Nutrition Agreement for Direct Certification
 

2-15-05
SP 11

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) in Schools
 

1-10-05

SP 10

School Food Safety Inspections
 

12-16-04

SP 9

Effect of Current Verification Activity Verification Requirements
 
11-19-04

SP 8

Direct Certification and Direct Verification of Children in Food Stamp Households
 
11-15-04

--

Guidance on Categorical Eligibility for Runaway Youth
 
9-17-04

SP 7

Fluid Milk Provisions - Prior Year Preference
 

9-16-04

SP 5

Verification of Income Eligibility
 

8-25-04

--

Migrant Guidance on Categorical Eligibility
   (See also July 19, 2004 Categorical Eligibility memo)
 

8-16-04

--

Nutrition Requirements: Special Assistance: Amendment Expanding Provision 2 & 3 District-Wide
 

8-06-04

SP 4

Categorical Eligibility for Free Lunches and Breakfasts of Runaway, Homeless, and Migrant Youth
 

7-19-04

SP 1

Waiver of Requirement for Weighted Averages
 

7-9-04

SP 3

Duration of Households' Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determination
 

7-7-04

SP 2

Severe Need Assistance for the School Breakfast Program

7-6-04


Child and Adult Care Food Program
 

CACFP 1

For-Profit Center Eligibility as Permanent
 

7-1-04

CACFP 2

Duration of Tiering Determinations When Using School Data
 

7-8-04

CACFP 3

Family Day Care Home Agreements are Permanent
 

7-12-04

CACFP 4

Increased Amount of Overpayment Disregards
 

9-17-04

CACFP 5

Age Limits at Emergency Shelters in the CACFP

8-10-04


Summer Food Service Program
 

SFSP 1 Guidance issued to the 20 Simplified Summer Food Program States dated December 2, 2004.  Also included is the February 2001 questions and answers referenced in the guidance memorandum.  
 
12-2-04

SFSP 2

Area Eligibility Pilot for Residential Camps, for two States:  MO (second State undetermined)
 

7-6-04

--

Rural Transportation Grants preliminary information
 

9-16-04

--

California Snack Pilot, permits SFSP sites in California to serve snacks during the school year to children after school.   

7-30-04

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