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Final Rule: Food Distribution Programs - Implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Welfare Reform)

This final rule amends provisions of the Food Distribution Program regulations and the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) regulations to implement certain provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, commonly known as Welfare Reform, while generally streamlining and clarifying these regulations.

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Final Rule: Direct Certification of Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools

 This rule amends the regulations governing the determination of eligibility for free and reduced price school meals under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program or free milk in schools participating in the Special Milk Program.

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Final Rule: Definition of "Indian Tribal Household''

This rule makes final an interim rule published in the Federal Register on Jan. 11, 1994. It broadens the regulatory definition of ‘‘Indian tribal household’’ in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) and the Food Distribution Program for Indian Households in Oklahoma (FDPIHO). 

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Final Rule: SFSP Meal Service During the School Year, Paperwork Reduction, and Targeted State Monitoring

This final rule contains changes to the Summer Food Service Program as a result of a provision in the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994 which allows Program meal service to be provided during periods of unanticipated school closures such as teacher strikes. 

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Final Rule: CACFP Overclaim Authority and Technical Changes to the Meal Pattern Requirements

This rule amends the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations to explicitly authorize the Department and State agencies to assess overclaims against institutions that fail to abide by CACFP recordkeeping requirements.

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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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Final Rule: 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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Final Rule: 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.

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Final rule: School Nutrition Programs Nondiscretionary Technical Amendments

This final rule makes a number of technical changes to the regulations governing the National School Lunch Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, the School Breakfast Program, State Administrative Expense Funds, Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk in Schools.

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Final Rule: FMNP Legislative Changes From the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998

This final rule implements three WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) related nondiscretionary provisions mandated in the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998. The three provisions pertain to the use of program income as a state matching fund source, elimination of specific state plan ranking criteria used to determine funding preferences, and use of expansion funds to increase the value of benefits to recipients.