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Resource | Notices

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Revision

FNS is proposing to modify the system of records, currently titled USDA/FNS-11, “Information on Persons Identified as Responsible for Serious Deficiencies, Proposed for Disqualification, or Disqualified to Participate as Principals or Family Day Care Home Operators in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - SNAP Repayment Demand and Program Disqualification

 This is a revision of currently approved information collection requirements associated with initiating collection actions against households who have received an overissuance in SNAP.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Taking Administrative Actions Pending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Processing

The Food and Nutrition Service seeks to prevent firms authorized to participate in SNAP from delaying administrative actions, such as disqualification or civil money penalties, through submission of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests or appeals. As such, FNS is proposing that FOIA requests and FOIA appeals be processed separately from administrative actions FNS takes against retail food stores. This proposed rule would ensure that retail food stores can no longer use the FOIA process to delay FNS' administrative actions to sanction a retail food store for SNAP violations.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - SNAP Repayment Demand and Program Disqualification

This collection is a revision of currently approved information collection requirements associated with initiating collection actions against households who have received an overissuance in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Updated Trafficking Definition and SNAP-FDPIR Dual Participation

The Food and Nutrition Service is changing the SNAP regulations pertaining to client benefit use, participation of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns in SNAP, and SNAP client participation in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Updated Trafficking Definition and SNAP-FDPIR Dual Participation

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is proposing changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regulations pertaining to SNAP client benefit use, participation of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns in SNAP, and SNAP client participation in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR).

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: WIC Miscellaneous Vendor-Related Provisions

This final rule amends the regulations governing the WIC program to clarify issues that have arisen subsequent to the publication of the WIC Food Delivery Systems Final Rule on Dec. 29, 2000, and to strengthen further the requirements for state vendor management and infant formula cost-containment systems.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: WIC Miscellaneous Vendor-Related Provisions

This proposed rule would amend the regulations governing the WIC program to clarify issues that have arisen subsequent to the publication of the WIC Food Delivery Systems Final Rule on Dec. 29, 2000, and to strengthen further the requirements for state vendor management and infant formula cost-containment systems.

Resource | Notices

Privacy Act: Proposed New System of Records

In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 USC 552(a), FNS is giving notice that it proposes to establish a new system of records: USDA/FNS–11, entitled Information on Persons Identified as Responsible for Serious Deficiencies, Proposed for Disqualification, or Disqualified to Participate as Principals or Family Day Care Home Operators in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Personal Responsibility Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

This rule finalizes the proposed rule of the same name which was published Dec. 17, 1999. It implements 13 provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.