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Resource | Reimbursement Rates

SFSP 2009 Reimbursement Rates

This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. 

Resource | Notices

Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (2012-2013)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Interim Final Rule: Revisions in the WIC Food Packages Rule To Increase Cash Value Vouchers for Women

This rule increases the amount of cash value vouchers from $8.00 to $10.00 issued to pregnant, postpartum and partially breastfeeding women participants for the purchase of fruits and vegetables as part of the WIC food packages.

Resource | Presentations

Letters to Congressional Committees on HIP

Annual reports to Congress describing the status and results of each HIP pilot from 2009-2012

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0084

Handling Multiple Applications Submitted by the Same Household

As more state agencies are able to offer households the option of applying for SNAP benefits online, the occurrence of households filing multiple electronic applications has become a more visible issue. FNS has been asked: must a state agency process each application submitted by a household in the application month, or may the state agency automatically deny the additional applications that follow the initial application submission? 

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FSP CFR Correction

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children: Vendor Cost Containment was published on Oct. 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements on Nov. 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment - Approval of Information Collection Request

The final rule entitled Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment was published on Oct. 8, 2009. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on Nov. 2, 2009. This document announces approval of the ICR.

Resource | Legislation

PL 111-118 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act 2010

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

PL 111-118
Resource | Technical Assistance

Healthy Incentives Pilot Evaluation

This is a summary of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the evaluation of HIP.

Resource | Research | Participation Rates

Understanding the Determinants of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation

Because of ethical and legal considerations, FNS cannot examine the effect of participation in SNAP on outcomes such as food security through experimental studies that would require withholding benefits from those eligible. Therefore, this study was conducted to identify whether regression modeling of extant data could yield adequate comparison groups to assess SNAP outcomes.