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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0021

School Meal Applications and Direct Certification During the Operation of Provision 2 and 3

We have received several inquiries regarding the collection of eligibility information during a Provision 2 or Provision 3 cycle.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools: Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information

This proposed rule would amend the regulations for the Special Milk Program for Children, Summer Food Service Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Determination of Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools relating to the confidentiality of information about individuals who receive free and reduced price meals and free milk.

Resource | Rules

CFR Correction: Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools

This notice corrects Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, parts 210 to 299, revised as of Jan. 1, 2000, page 285, § 245.6a.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0006

State Agency (SA) Oversight of Food Safety Inspections

This document clarifies SA’s oversight responsibilities for food safety inspections under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0005

Categorical Eligibility of Pre-Kindergarten Even Start Participants for Free Meal Benefits

This memorandum extends this categorical eligibility provision to the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, and closed enrolled sites in the Summer Food Service Program.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: NSLP and SBP Alternatives to Standard Application and Meal Counting Procedures

This proposed rule would amend the regulations governing the procedures for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Notices

National School Lunch Program: Pilot Projects, Alternatives to Free and Reduced Price Application Requirements and Verification Procedures

This notice announces pilot projects which would permit selected school food authorities and state agencies to test alternatives to the application procedures and verification process for households participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1998-0023

Limited Disclosure of Children’s Free and Reduced Price Meal or Free Milk Eligibility Information

Prior to issuance of a final rule, we are authorizing determining agencies to disclose free and reduced price meal or free milk eligibility information to the extent authorized in the statute.

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Resource | Notices

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 1998 - June 30, 1999)

Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under NSLP (7 CFR Part 210) and per lunch and supper under the Child and Adult Care Food Program (7 CFR Part 226) shall be 14.75 cents for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates

National School Lunch, Special Milk, and School Breakfast Programs: National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates (July 1, 1998 - June 30, 1999)

This Notice announces the annual adjustments to: (1) the "national average payments, "the amount of money the federal government provides states for lunches, meal supplements and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; (2) the "maximum reimbursement rates,'' the maximum per lunch rate from federal funds that a state can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and (3) the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to non-needy children in a school or institution which participates in the Special Milk Program for Children.