Final Rule: WIC Implementation of Nondiscretionary, Non-Electronic Benefits Transfer-Related Provisions
This final rule incorporates into the regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) several changes set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act).
This final rule excludes combat pay from inclusion in the WIC income eligibility determination for deployed service members.
This rule permanently excludes combat pay from being considered as income and eliminates the maximum dollar limit of the dependent care deduction.
This final rule provides WIC state agencies the option to exclude payments to military personnel for privatized housing, whether on or off military installations.