The Fiscal Year 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which was signed into law December 26, 2007,
extends the cost accounting procedures commonly known as the
“Simplified” Summer Food Service Program. Twenty-six States and Puerto
Rico have been operating under the simplified procedures. This Act
extends these simplified procedures to all sponsors in all States.
Beginning January 1, 2008 all SFSP sponsors will receive the
maximum “meals times rates”
operating and administrative
reimbursements without regard to
their actual costs.
Sponsors may combine their
reimbursements to pay for any allowable cost, whether
operating or administrative. Under
these new procedures:
Provided below is guidance applicable to States in
implementing these changes.