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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0065

Fiscal Year Reporting Timeline and Reporting Table

This memorandum shares newly developed resources intended to promote reporting efficiency. The attached “Reporting Timeline” and “Reporting Table” were developed to assist with tracking the diverse reports required to be submitted by state agencies to the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) throughout the fiscal year.

SP21-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0064

Nonprofit School Food Service Account Nonprogram Food Revenue Requirements

Section 206 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) amended section 12 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act by adding paragraph (q) on nonprogram foods. This amendment established requirements related to the revenue from the sale of nonprogram foods. 

SP20-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0061

Deductible Excess Medical Expenses

On Nov. 23, 2015 the SNAP Program Development Division issued a memo in response to multiple inquiries received regarding the SNAP excess medical expense deduction for elderly and disabled households. FNS is reissuing this memo.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0063

Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide a reminder for LEAs regarding the restrictions on disclosure of sensitive information collected through the child nutrition programs.

SP16 CACFP06 SFSP10-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0062

CEP State Agency Procedures to Ensure Identified Student Percentage Accuracy

The Community Eligibility Provision, as authorized by the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, 42 USC 1759a(a)(1)(F), is a proven and successful approach to ensuring that children in low income communities have access to healthy school meals.

SP15-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0060

ABAWD Time Limit Policy and Program Access Memo

This memorandum provides guidance to states in taking the balanced approach necessary to properly implement the SNAP time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0059

FNS-828: Paid Lunch Price Report: New Submission Date and Reporting Template

The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act requires school food authorities to report their paid reimbursable lunch prices to the state agency for publication by FNS.

SP10-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0058

Guidance on Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators

Recent communications between FNS and state agency program staff during procurement trainings and management evaluations conducted in fiscal year 2014-2015 indicated a need for guidance on competitive procurement standards. This page lists where to find the standards.

SP12 CACFP05 SFSP09-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0057

Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers

This guidance updates previously issued Questions and Answers to clarify Summer Food Service Program  requirements, as found in 7 CFR Part 225, FNS Instruction 796-4, and other official federal Program guidance.

SFSP08-2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0056

Local Foods and Related Activities in Summer Meal Programs, with Q&As

The purpose of this memorandum and attached questions and answers is to provide guidance on the incorporation of local foods and nutrition and agriculture-based activities in the SFSP and the Seamless Summer Option, collectively referred to as summer meal programs.