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APD Statutes and Regulations

The Advance Planning Document (APD) process is a series of successive steps through which state agencies obtain federal prior approval of and federal financial participation (FFP) in automation projects supporting Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) programs. This includes all Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) projects.

  • 7 CFR 277.18 (Current)
    Food Stamp ADP Equipment and Services Conditions for Federal Financial Participation
  • 7 CFR 246
    Supplemental Food Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • 7 CFR 3016
    Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to state and local government
  • Section 1729 of the Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act of 1990 (Food Stamp Electronic Benefit Transaction (EBT) (7 CFR 274.8)
  • Food Stamp Act of 1977 Sections 11(o) and 16(a)
  • 7 CFR 235 State Administrative Expense Funds