Final Rule: Direct Certification of Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools
This rule amends the regulations governing the determination of eligibility for free and reduced price school meals under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program or free milk in schools participating in the Special Milk Program.
This rule makes final an interim rule published in the Federal Register on Jan. 11, 1994. It broadens the regulatory definition of ‘‘Indian tribal household’’ in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) and the Food Distribution Program for Indian Households in Oklahoma (FDPIHO).
Final Rule: Food Distribution Programs - Implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Welfare Reform)
This final rule amends provisions of the Food Distribution Program regulations and the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) regulations to implement certain provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, commonly known as Welfare Reform, while generally streamlining and clarifying these regulations.
Final Rule: SFSP Meal Service During the School Year, Paperwork Reduction, and Targeted State Monitoring
This final rule contains changes to the Summer Food Service Program as a result of a provision in the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994 which allows program meal service to be provided during periods of unanticipated school closures such as teacher strikes.
This rule amends the Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations to explicitly authorize the Department and state agencies to assess overclaims against institutions that fail to abide by CACFP recordkeeping requirements.
This final rule makes a number of technical changes to the regulations governing the National School Lunch Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, the School Breakfast Program, state administrative expense funds, determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk in schools.
Final Rule: FMNP Legislative Changes From the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998
This final rule implements three FMNP-related nondiscretionary provisions mandated in the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998. The three provisions pertain to the use of program income as a state matching fund source, elimination of specific state plan ranking criteria used to determine funding preferences, and use of expansion funds to increase the value of benefits to recipients.