Nondiscretionary non-EBT Related Provision of PL 111-296
WIC Policy Memo #2011-2: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), P.L. 111-296, includes several changes affecting the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (42 U.S.C. 1786 et. seq.) (WIC) and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et. seq.) (NSLA). The Act was signed into law by President Obama on December 13, 2010. These WIC provisions address: (1) certification periods for children participating in the WIC Program; (2) increased emphasis on breastfeeding promotion and support; (3) data collection for partially and fully breastfed infants; (4) State and local cooperation in the Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies; (5) sharing nutrition education materials with institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP); and (6) infant formula (and other foods) rebate management.