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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0021

WIC Vendor DQs Resulting from Permanent Disqualification from the FSP

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide clarification regarding the effective date of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children vendor disqualification's that result from the permanent disqualification of a vendor from the Food Stamp Program.

WIC 1998-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0020

Food Stamp Comparable Disqualifications

The following memo gives guidance on disqualifying a member of a food stamp household from the Food Stamp Program when that person fails to do something required by another public assistance program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0019

Use of Welch's Grant Funds for the FMNP

This policy memorandum provides clarification concerning the use of Welch's grant funds to support activities in the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition  Program (FMNP). 

FMNP 98-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0015

Guidance on State Option Food Stamp Programs

Attached is guidance for your staff and state agencies on submitting a request to purchase food stamps for use in state-funded nutrition programs. The guidance includes information on the terms for reimbursing the federal government for the value of food stamps distributed and the federal administrative costs incurred under such state programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0014

Overclaims Resulting From Misclassification of Tier I Family Day Care Homes in CACFP

Attached is a memorandum to be issued to the state agencies responsible for administering the CACFP. The purpose of the memorandum is to provide guidance for use by state agencies on determining when to assert an overclaim against a sponsoring organization for misclassification of a day care home as a tier I home.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0013

Assessment of Penalties for Failure to Meet the State Match and Exceeding the Administrative Cap Under the FMNP

The purpose of this memo is to clarify policy for assessment of penalties for not meeting the match requirements and to change policy for assessment penalties for exceeding the 17/19 percent FMNP administrative cap.

FMNP 97-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0012

Two-tiered Reimbursement Structure: Approaches to Establishing the Eligibility of Enrolled Children in a Tier II Day Care Home

In response to questions from regional offices, state agencies, and sponsoring organizations, this memorandum clarifies how sponsoring organizations may establish the income eligibility of children enrolled in tier II day care homes.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0011

Verifying a CACFP Provider’s Household Income Through Use of IRS Form 1040

In response to recent inquiries, we are issuing the following guidance on using IRS Form 1040 to verify a provider’s household income when he/she attempts to qualify for tier I status on the basis of household income.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0010

Memorandum for Child Nutrition State Directors Concerning the TANF Program

The memorandum explains the circumstances under which a state agency may use the automatic eligibility provisions for free school meals and milk for children from households who are receiving assistance under the state’s TANF Program. It also discusses TANF as it affects reimbursement and eligibility under the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0009

Q&As #4: Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes Participating in CACFP

Attached is the fourth set of questions and answers on the two-tiered reimbursement structure for family day care homes in the CACFP.