Resource | Notices
WIC: Food Funding Formula Rule

This final rule amends regulations governing funding and funds allocation procedures for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in order to simplify and update the funding process in anticipation of a fully funded program.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Certification Provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

This action proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement several provisions of the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Disqualification Penalties for Intentional Program Violations

FNS is proposing to amend Food Stamp Program regulations by increasing the disqualification penalties for individuals who are found guilty in a Federal, State or local court of trading or receiving food stamp coupons (coupons) for firearms, ammunition, explosives or controlled substances.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
CACFP: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsors of Day Care Homes (July 1, 1994 - June 30, 1995)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals served in child care, outside-school- hours care and adult day care centers, the food service payment rates for meals served in day care homes, and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsors of day care homes to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index.

Resource | Notices
Accommodation of Cultural Food Preferences in the WIC Program

Recently, cultural food preferences among participants in the WIC Program have received considerable attention. There has been concern expressed that some WIC participants may not take full advantage of Program benefits (e.g., the food packages and nutrition education) for cultural reasons. In this Notice, the Department is soliciting public comments regarding the issues surrounding the accommodation of cultural food preferences in the WIC Program.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: FSP Utility Reimbursement Exclusion

This action excludes certain utility reimbursements made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) from income consideration in determining Food Stamp Program eligibility and benefits.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: WIC Food Funding Formula Rule

This rule proposes revisions to funding and funds allocation procedures for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in order to simplify and update the funding process in anticipation of a fully funded program.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: FSP Technical Amendments Concerning Disabled in Group Homes and Income Exclusion for Plans for Achieving Self-Support

This document contains a correction to the final regulation (59 FR 5697) published on February 8, 1994. The regulations concerned certain provisions of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 that dealt with disabled persons in group homes and income exclusions for Plans for Achieving Self-Support.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Income Exemption for Homeless Households in Transitional Housing Required by the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

This rule proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement section 13914 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act), which amended section 5(k)(2)(F) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require that the full value of any public or general assistance housing payments made to a third party on behalf of a household residing in transitional housing for the homeless be excluded from the household's income for food stamp purposes.