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Direct Final Rule: WIC Local Agency Expenditure Reports

This rule announces that no adverse comments were received in
response to the direct final rule which amends the provisions of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) regulations to permit quarterly reporting of local agency expenditures. 

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Final Rule: WIC Bloodwork Requirements

This final rule amends regulations governing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to allow State agencies the option to defer the collection of blood test data for up to 90 days after the date of certification, so long as the applicant is determined to have at least one qualifying nutrition risk factor at the time of certification. 

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WIC Non-Discretionary Funding Provisions of the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998

This final rule incorporates into the WIC program regulations numerous non-discretionary funding provisions mandated in the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998. 

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Direct Final Rule: WIC Local Agency Expenditure Reports

This direct final rule amends the regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to give State agencies greater flexibility in the way they collect expenditure data from local agencies. 

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WIC Food and Nutrition Services and Administration Funding Formulas Rule

This final rule, published October 21, 1999 in the Federal Register, amends both the food and the nutrition services and administration (NSA) funding formulas to improve the effectiveness of WIC funds distribution now that WIC is in a relatively stable funding environment.

Resource | Proposed Rule
WIC Food Delivery Systems

The proposed rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Food Delivery Systems was published in the Federal Register (64 FR 32308-32343) on June 16, 1999. This action extends the public comment period to October 14, 1999.

Resource | Proposed Rule
WIC Food Delivery Systems

This proposed rule would strengthen the requirements for operation of vendor management systems by establishing mandatory selection criteria; limitation of vendors; training requirements; criteria to be used to identify high- risk vendors; and monitoring requirements, including compliance buys. In addition, the rule would strengthen food instrument accountability and sanctions for participants who violate program regulations. It would also streamline the vendor appeals process.

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Public Meeting to Provide Comments of the Evaluation of WIC Nutrition Risk Criteria

Notice is hereby given that the National Academy of Sciences' (NAS) Institute of Medicine (IOM), through its Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), will conduct the first of two public meetings to obtain additional perspectives about the scientific base for the nutrition risk criteria used in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).