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Resource | Notices

Donation of Foods for Use in the United States, Its Territories and Possessions and Areas Under Its Jurisdiction (Soup Kitchens and Food Banks) and TEFAP

This final rule amends the Food Distribution Program Regulations and TEFAP regulations to codify previously proposed food distribution provisions contained in the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988 and several nondiscretionary food distribution requirements contained in the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, and the Food, Agriculture, Conservation and Trade Act Amendments of 1991.

Resource | Interim Final Rule

Interim Rule - Food Stamp Program: Medical Expense Deduction

This action will change Food Stamp Program rules relating to the excess medical expense deduction. The changes will simplify the means by which households with elderly and disabled members claim deductions from income for verified, prospective, non-reimbursed medical expenses.

Resource | Notices

Final Rule: Food Stamp Program: Technical Amendments to Various Provisions of Food Stamp Rules

This rule is implementing technical amendments to numerous provisions of the regulations governing the Food Stamp Program. These technical amendments: (1) Correct errors in spelling, grammar, regulatory references and typographical errors; (2) provide consistency or conformity with other regulatory provisions; and (3) finalize proposed technical changes published on March 28, 1991. These technical amendments do not change the substance of the affected provisions.

Resource | Meeting Notice

Food Stamp Program: Notice of Public Hearing To Discuss Implementation of New Food Stamp Act Provisions

USDA is holding a public hearing to offer state agencies, advocacy groups and other interested parties an opportunity for public dialogue on issues concerning the regulatory provisions that are to be published in connection with the Food Stamp Act amendments made by the Leland Act.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: WIC Bloodwork Requirements

This proposed rule would amend regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to provide that hematological tests for anemia no longer be a mandatory part of each WIC applicant's certification intake process, so long as at least one nutrition risk factor is present for the applicant.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Implementation of WIC Mandates of PL 103-448, the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994 and PL 103- 227, the Pro-Children Act of 1994

This final rule amends regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to incorporate certain nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994, enacted on Nov. 2, 1994, the Pro-Children Act of 1994, enacted on Aug. 31, 1994, the Cash Management Improvement Act of 1990, enacted on Oct. 24, 1990, and the Personal Work Responsibility and Reconciliation Act of 1996, enacted on Aug. 22, 1996.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: SFSP Meal Service During the School Year, Paperwork Reduction, and Targeted State Monitoring

This rulemaking proposes a change to the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) which was mandated by the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994. The change allows SFSP meal service to be provided at non-school sites to children who are not in school due to unanticipated school closures during the months of October through April caused by a natural disaster, building repair, court order, or similar occurrence.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: WIC Administration Funding Formulas Rule

This rule proposes to revise both the food and the nutrition services and administration funding formulas to improve the effectiveness of WIC funds distribution now that WIC is in a relatively stable funding environment.

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.