|DATE:||February 20, 2014|
|POLICY NO.:||FD-132: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)|
|SUBJECT:||Questions and Answers Related to the FDPIR: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility Final Rule|
Following the Aug. 27, 2013, publication of the final rule entitled, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility (78 FR 52827), several questions have been raised regarding new and revised provisions for financial eligibility, income deductions, and verification requirements. The following questions and answers are provided to assist FDPIR Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and state agencies (SAs) in implementing the provisions of the final rule.
Any additional questions should be addressed to the appropriate FNS regional office.
Food Distribution Division