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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0014

PL 104-193: Changes to Applications for Waivers in the Child Nutrition Programs

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 made a number of changes to the National School Lunch Act which governs the waiver process in the child nutrition programs. This memorandum identifies the changes and provides guidance to be used in developing and submitting waiver requests to the child nutrition division. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0013

QAs Concerning PL 104-193: Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes Participating in the CACFP

Attached are answers to a series of questions which we have received concerning the new two-tiered reimbursement system mandated for FDCHs in the CACFP. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0012

Memorandum Clarifying Immigrants' Eligibility for Food Stamps

Noncitizens who were receiving food stamps on Aug. 22, 1996, will not lose benefits due to their immigration status until at least April 22, 1997. If, for example, a person moves to another state or has a break in eligibility because of something unrelated to his or her noncitizen status (such as a temporary increase in earnings) and applies again before April 1, 1997, the new noncitizen eligibility requirements would not apply.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0011

Letter to State Commissioners on Changes to Immigrants' Food Stamp Certification Requirements

The Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act makes a significant change to implementation of the food stamp eligibility provisions for noncitizens of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0010

State Agency Public-Media Release on behalf of CACFP Institutions

Recently, we were asked whether state agencies are required to make public release announcements on behalf of their CACFP institutions. If the state is not required to do so, does the state have the option to publish an announcement for CACFP institutions in conjunction with other child nutrition programs, and if so, does this announcement relieve the institutions of their responsibility for releasing a public notification?

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0009

Letter to State Commissioners on Implementing Welfare Reform in the Food Stamp Program

This letter describes the new statutory requirements for state agency implementation of the Food Stamp Program provisions of PL 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. We are also providing information regarding proposed and interim rules the FCS will publish and guidance relating to the Simplified Program option, FCS waiver authority, and quality control.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0007

Limitations on Reimbursement for Meals Served in CACFP and SFSP

This memorandum addresses provisions which reduce the number of reimbursable meals that can be claimed by camps and migrant site in SFSP and child care centers in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0006

WIC FMNP Recipient/Farmers Survey and FMNP Recipient Report

This is to provide you with clarification regarding the recipient/farmer surveys and the FNS-203, FMNP Recipient Report.

FMNP 96-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0005

CACFP Seriously Deficient Providers

This memorandum responds to regional requests at the Seattle meeting for clarification regarding States’ authority to maintain a list of seriously deficient day care home providers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1996-0004

Claims when Court Orders Individual to Perform Public Work

This policy memo supersedes the first question in Policy Memo 86-21. The change is being made to increase flexibility in reporting in this area.