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Food Stamp Comparable Disqualifications

The following memo gives guidance on disqualifying a member of a food stamp household from the Food Stamp Program when that person fails to do something required by another public assistance program.

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Guidance on State Option Food Stamp Programs

The Fiscal Year 1997 Supplemental Appropriations Act (P.L. 105-18) gave States the option of purchasing Federal food stamps for use in State-funded food assistance programs that provide nutrition assistance to legal immigrants and childless, able-bodied adults ineligible for the Food Stamp Program because of the three-month food stamp time limit. Below are guidelines States should observe when operating State-funded programs that utilize Federal food stamps.

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Guidance on State Option Food Stamp Programs

Attached is guidance for your staff and State agencies on submitting a request to purchase food stamps for use in State-funded nutrition programs. The guidance includes information on the terms for reimbursing the Federal government for the value of food stamps distributed and the Federal administrative costs incurred under such State programs.

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Two-tiered Reimbursement Structure for Day Care Homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Approaches to Establishing the Eligibility of Enrolled Children in a Tier II Day Care Home

In response to questions from regional offices, State agencies, and sponsoring organizations, this memorandum clarifies how sponsoring organizations may establish the income eligibility of children enrolled in tier II day care homes.

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Verifying a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Provider’s Household Income Through Use of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1040

In response to recent inquiries, we are issuing the following guidance on using IRS Form 1040 to verify a provider’s household income when he/she attempts to qualify for tier I status on the basis of household income. The phrase “provider’s household income,” as it is used in this memorandum and the attachment, means the income of the family day care provider and the income of all other members of the household.

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Elementary School Attendance Area Determinations: Two-Tiered Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the documentation required when classifying a day care home as a tier I home on the basis of elementary school data.

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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Improved Targeting of Day Care Home Reimbursement - Provision of Elementary School Attendance Area Information

In response to concerns expressed by regional staff, State agencies and sponsoring organizations of day care homes, we are issuing this memorandum to help ensure that sponsoring organizations have access to elementary school attendance area information for the purpose of classifying day care homes as tier I day care homes for the CACFP.

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Changes to the SFSP as Mandated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996

As mentioned in Welfare Reform Advisory Memo number one, issued on August 13, 1996, this memorandum provides implementation guidance on all remaining SFSP provisions contained in Pub. L. 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996