Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill
June 17, 2002
Subject: Food Stamp Provisions of the Farm Bill
To: Regional Administrators / Food and Nutrition Service
On May 13, 2002, the President signed Public Law 107-171. Attached is
an implementing memorandum describing the certification and demonstration
project provisions from Title IV of Public Law 107-171, the Food Stamp
Reauthorization Act of 2002. Additional memoranda will be forthcoming
concerning the quality control and employment and training provisions.
Regulations reflecting revisions to the Act made by Public Law 107-701
will be published as soon as possible. Please forward the attached memorandum
to your State commissioners.
Please keep us advised of any implementation problems and advise us of
which options States choose to adopt.
If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Waldron at (703) 305-2495.
/S/ Bonny O’Neil
Acting Deputy Administrator
Food Stamp Program