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Summer Food Service Program: Correction

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Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.


Correcting amendment.


This document contains a correction to the final regulations published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, December 28, 1999 (64 FR 72474-72488), and Wednesday, December 29, 1999 (64 FR 72889-72898). The Agency incorrectly designated certain paragraphs of section 225.14(d) at 64 FR 72486 (December 28, 1999) and 64 FR 72898 (December 29, 1999). This amendment corrects those errors. For the convenience of the reader, we have revised paragraph (d) of section 225.14 in its entirety.


This correcting amendment is effective January 28, 2000.

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Melissa Rothstein, Section Chief, Child and Adult Care and Summer Programs, Child Nutrition Division, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1007, Alexandria, VA 22302-1594. Start Printed Page 50128

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List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 225

  • Food assistance programs
  • Grant programs-health
  • Infants and children
  • Labeling
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
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Accordingly, 7 CFR 225 is corrected by the following correcting amendment:

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1. The authority citation for part 225 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: Secs. 9, 13, and 14, National School Lunch Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1758, 1761, and 1762a).

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2. Revise § 225.14(d) to read as follows:

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Requirements for sponsor participation.
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(d) Requirements specific to sponsor types. (1) If the sponsor is a camp, it must certify that it will collect information on participants' eligibility to support its claim for reimbursement.

(2) If the sponsor administers the Program at sites that provide summer school sessions, it must ensure that these sites are open to children enrolled in summer school and to all children residing in the area served by the site.

(3) Sponsors which are units of local, municipal, county or State government, and sponsors which are private nonprofit organizations, will only be approved to administer the Program at sites where they have direct operational control. Operational control means that the sponsor shall be responsible for:

(i) Managing site staff, including the hiring, terminating, and determining conditions of employment for site staff; and

(ii) Exercising management control over Program operations at sites throughout the period of Program participation by performing the functions specified in § 225.15.

(4) If the sponsor administers homeless feeding sites, it must:

(i) Document that the site is not a residential child-care institution as defined in paragraph (c) of the definition of 'School' contained in § 210.2 of this chapter;

(ii) Document that the primary purpose of the homeless feeding site is to provide shelter and meals to homeless families; and

(iii) Certify that these sites employ meal counting methods to ensure that reimbursement is claimed only for meals served to homeless and non-homeless children.

(5) If the sponsor administers NYSP sites, it must ensure that all children at these sites are enrolled participants in the NYSP.

(6) If the sponsor is a private nonprofit organization, it must certify that it:

(i) Administers the Program:

(A) At no more than 25 sites, with not more than 300 children being served at any approved meal service at any one site, or

(B) With a waiver granted by the State agency in accordance with § 225.6(b)(6)(ii), not more than 500 children being served at any approved meal service at any one site;

(ii) Operates in areas where a school food authority has not indicated that it will operate the Program in the current year;

(iii) Exercises full control and authority over the operation of the Program at all sites under its sponsorship;

(iv) Provides ongoing year-round activities for children or families;

(v) Demonstrates that it possesses adequate management and the fiscal capacity to operate the Program; and

(vi) Meets applicable State and local health, safety, and sanitation standards.

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Dated: August 10, 2000.

Samuel Chambers, Jr.,


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[FR Doc. 00-20953 Filed 8-16-00; 8:45 am]