0584-AC39

In order to give the new Under Secretary time to review the rule, this action delays the effective date of the final rule (with the exception of one amendment) an additional 60 days to July 31, 2001.

0584-AC39

This rule finalizes the proposed rule of the same name which was published Dec. 17, 1999. It implements 13 provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

0584-AC39

Reconciliation Act of 1996 that add new eligibility requirements, increase existing penalties for failure to comply with program rules, and establish a time limit for food stamp participation of three months in three years for able-bodied adults without children who are not working.