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.
This final rule implements those nondiscretionary provisions pertaining to increased limits for civil money penalties for trafficking in benefit redemption instruments and for selling firearms, ammunition, explosives, or controlled substances for benefit redemption instruments. The intended effect of this rule is to raise the amounts of civil money penalties paid by authorized firms for the types of violations specified.
On Jan. 6, 1993, the Food and Drug Administration announced in a final rule that, effective May 8, 1994, the current food label reference values, the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances (U.S.RDAs), will be identified as the Reference Daily Intakes, or RDIs.
This document contains a correction to the final regulation (59 FR 5697) published on Feb. 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.
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.
This action places into final form an interim Food Stamp Program rule published on June 7, 1989. The interim rulemaking implemented Food Stamp Program provisions contained in the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988.
This final rule amends regulations governing the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children to comply with the mandates of sections 123 and 213 of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 1989 enacted on Nov. 10, 1989.
This final rule expands the food stamp eligibility of certain blind and disabled individuals residing in group homes and excludes income of an SSI recipient necessary for the fulfillment of a Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS).
This rule proposes to freeze the performance-based grants at the level the state agencies received in fiscal year 1993, for two years from promulgation of this rule in final form.
This notice serves to inform the public that Knudson and Sons, Inc., the manufacturer of ``Jamaican Style Lemonade Spritzer,'' "Orange Passionfruit Spritzer,'' and "Orange Spritzer,'' has petitioned FNS to exempt these products from the "Categories of Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value'' under the National School Lunch and the School Breakfast programs.