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Resource | Federal Register Documents Information Collection: Recordkeeping of D-SNAP Benefit Issuance and Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief

This collection is an extension of a currently approved collection. This information collection addresses the recordkeeping burden associated with forms FNS–292A (Report of Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief) and FNS–292B (Report of Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Benefit Issuance).

12/04/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Privacy Act of 1974: New System of Records

USDA FNS is proposing to add a new system of records, entitled USDA/FNS–13, Mercury, which is a Consumer Off the Shelf workflow system designed to automate the correspondence tracking and management process within FNS.

09/18/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Generic Clearance for Stakeholder Feedback and Surveys as Part of FNS Planning

The purpose of this new collection is to collect qualitative and quantitative stakeholder feedback through meetings, focus groups, interviews, other stakeholder interactions and surveys, as well as requests for administrative data, as part of the planning process for FNS regulatory actions, the semi-annual regulatory agenda, research studies, outreach, training and the development of guidance.

05/08/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Comment Request: Food Distribution Programs: Renewing Burden Number 0584-0293

This is a revision to a currently approved collection, to prevent a lapse in OMB approval of data collection. This collection allows for Food Distribution Programs, such as the National School Lunch Program, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and The Emergency Food Assistance Program, to run effectively.

03/30/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Comment Request: State Administrative Expense Funds

FNS issued regulation that prescribe the methods for making payments of funds to state agencies to use for administrative expenses incurred in overseeing and providing technical assistance in connection with activities undertaken under the NSLP, the SMP, the SBP, the CACFP, and the FDP. For this revision, FNS has revised the FNS-525 form to eliminate data fields which collect data that can be obtained from the FNS financial data systems.

12/19/2022
Resource | Federal Register Documents Comment Request on Revision of Approved Collection: Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Reporting and Recordkeeping

This submission is a revision of a currently approved collection which covers the reporting and recordkeeping burden associated with the Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. The information collected is used by USDA to manage, plan, evaluate, make decisions, and report on SFMNP program operations.

12/14/2022
Resource | Federal Register Documents Comment Request: Generic Clearance to Conduct Formative Research or Development of Nutrition Education and Promotion Materials and Related Tools and Grants for FNS Population Groups

This request for approval of information collection is necessary to obtain input into the development of nutrition education interventions for population groups served by FNS. Collection of this information will increase FNS' ability to formulate nutrition education interventions that resonate with the intended target population, particularly low-income families.

12/14/2022
Resource | Federal Register Documents Information Collection: Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection of information relating to the reporting and recordkeeping burden associated with the SFMNP.

05/27/2022
Resource | Legislation PL 88-525 - Food and Nutrition Act of 2008

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
To strengthen the agricultural economy; to help to achieve a fuller and more effective use of food abundances; to provide for improved levels of nutrition among low-income households through a cooperative federal-state program of food assistance to be operated through normal channels of trade; and for other purposes.

PL 88-525
12/20/2019
Resource | Legislation PL 115-334: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes. 

PL 115-334
12/20/2019
Page updated: October 14, 2021