Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule - FSP Quality Control Provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

This action announces the effective and implementation dates for certain provisions in final regulations published June 2, 1997, Food Stamp Program: Quality Control Provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act.

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.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Food Stamp Recipient Claim Establishment and Collection Standards

FNS is proposing to revise Food Stamp Program regulations that cover the establishment and collection of food stamp recipient claims, including collections at the federal level.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Electronic Benefits Transfer Benefit Adjustments

This rule proposes to revise Food Stamp Program regulations pertaining to state agencies’ ability to make adjustments to a recipient account in an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system, in order to correct a system error or an out-of-balance condition.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Retailer Integrity, Fraud Reduction and Penalties

The purpose of this proposed rule is to implement the Food Stamp Program retailer provisions included in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, as well as the retailer provision included in the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: WIC/FSP Vendor Disqualification

This proposed rule would amend regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children to implement a mandate of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which requires the disqualification of WIC vendors who are disqualified from the Food Stamp Program.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (1998-1999)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999.