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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

Food Stamp Program: Resource Provision From the Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act of 1990

This rule proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement a provision contained in the Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act of 1990 to expand the criteria by which a resource can be considered inaccessible.

Resource | Notices

Food Stamp Program: Forfeiture and Denial of Property Rights

The rule establishes procedures to be followed by the Inspector General and other federal law enforcement officials who conduct investigations of alleged violations of the Food Stamp Act and who may, during the course of those investigations, acquire property subject to forfeiture and denial of property rights.

Resource | Notices

WIC - Food Funding Formula Rule

This final rule amends regulations governing funding and funds allocation procedures for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in order to simplify and update the funding process in anticipation of a fully funded program.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: FSP Certification Provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

This action proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement several provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act.

Resource | Notices

Food Stamp Program: Miscellaneous Provisions of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 and Earned Income Tax Credit Amendment

This rule implements several legislative provisions from the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991, the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act of 1993, and the Food Stamp Program Improvements Act of 1994. It finalizes provisions in a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on Nov. 1, 1993.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: FSP Disqualification Penalties for Intentional Program Violations

FNS is proposing to amend Food Stamp Program regulations by increasing the disqualification penalties for individuals who are found guilty in a federal, state or local court of trading or receiving food stamp coupons (coupons) for firearms, ammunition, explosives or controlled substances.