This policy memo revises Policy Memo 83-16, dated July 21, 1983 and supersedes all previous policy clarification on this same subject.
To amend the Cash Management Improvement Act of 1990 to provide adequate time for implementation of that Act, and for other purposes
To amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996, and for other purposes
In the wake of the recent natural disasters experienced by several states, a number of questions have been presented to this office regarding WIC's role in providing assistance to disaster victims. This memorandum is intended to clarify some of the issues that surfaced pertaining to these occurrences.
To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 through 1995; to authorize a 1993 National Conference on Aging; to amend the Native Americans Programs Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 through 1995; and for other purposes.
To amend the Job Training Partnership Act to improve the delivery of services to hard-to-serve youth and adults, and for other purposes.
Implementation of PL 102-342 Provision on Proprietary Title XX Center Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Section 17(a) of the National School Lunch Act (NSLA) previously allowed the participation of a proprietary Title XX child care center “if such organization receive[d] compensation under such title for at least 25 percent of the children for which the organization provides such nonresidential day care services.”
A fundamental issue in the design of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) is the form benefits should take. Advocates of the current coupon system argue that coupons are a direct and inexpensive way to ensure that food stamp benefits are used to purchase food; that, despite some evidence of fraud and benefit diversion under the current system, the unauthorized use of food stamps is relatively limited; and that coupons provide some measure of protection to food budgets from other demands on limited household resources. Advocates of replacing coupons with cash argue that the current system limits the food purchasing choices of participants, places a stigma on participation; and entails excessive costs for coupon issuance, transaction, and redemption.
A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to prevent a reduction in the adjusted cost of the thrifty food plan during fiscal year 1993, and for other purposes.
These Q&A's were developed with the assistance of the regional offices as the Interim Homeless Rule was implemented and the Final Rule was being crafted. Although all of the issues raised in the Q&A's are important ones, they represent areas of policy interpretation that were not appropriate for inclusion in the regulation itself.