Resource | Notices
CFR Correction: Performance Reporting System

In Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 210 to 299, revised as of Jan. 1, 2015, on page 944, in 275.11, in paragraph (g), remove the fourth sentence which reads ‘‘However, all results of reviews of active and negative demonstration project/SSA processed cases shall be excluded from the determination of state agencies’ active and negative case error rates, payment error rates, and under-issuance error rates as described in 275.23(c).’’

Resource | Notices
CFR Correction: Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools

Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 210 to 299, is revised as of Jan. 1, 2015, on page 339, in § 245.6a, in paragraph (h).

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: SNAP Agricultural Act of 2014 Nondiscretionary Provisions

This final rule excludes medical marijuana from being treated as an allowable medical expense for the purposes of determining the excess medical expense deduction under SNAP.

Resource | Notices
7 CFR Part 220, School Breakfast Program

SFAs, and schools are required to keep accounts and records as may be necessary to enable FNS to determine whether the program is in compliance. 

Resource | Comment Request
Food Program and Reporting System (FPRS)

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on a proposed information collection. The purpose of the Food Programs Reporting System is to facilitate data gathering for the reporting of data for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Special Nutrition Programs.

Resource | Meeting Notice
National School Lunch, Special Milk, and School Breakfast Programs, National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

This Notice announces the annual adjustments to the "national average payments," the amount of money the federal government provides states for lunches, afterschool snacks and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; to the "maximum reimbursement rates," the maximum per lunch rate from federal funds that a state can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and to the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to non-needy children in a school or institution which participates in the Special Milk Program for Children.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: SNAP Implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 Purchasing and Delivery Services for the Elderly and Disabled

This rule proposes to revise program regulations to implement changes made by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the "2014 Farm Bill"), which amends the definition of "retail food store" in the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the FNA) to include governmental or private nonprofit food purchasing and delivery services (P&D Services) that purchase and deliver food to households in which the head of household is an individual who is unable to shop for food, and who is 60 years of age or older, or physically or mentally handicapped or otherwise disabled.

Resource | Notices
Request for Information: SNAP and WIC Seeking Input Regarding Procurement and Implementation of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Services

FNS is interested in identifying ways to stimulate increased competition in the Electronic Benefit Transfer marketplace and identify procurement or systems features that are barriers to new entrants.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: Administrative Reviews in the School Nutrition Programs

In accordance with provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, this proposed rule would revise the state agency's administrative review process to establish a unified accountability system designed to ensure that participating school food authorities comply with the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program requirements.

Resource | Final Rule
Correction to Final Rule: Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the HHFKA

This document contains a correction to the final rule published in the Federal Register on March 2, 2015, "Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010."