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Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Certification Integrity
This interim rule amends regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The rule adds three legislative requirements that affect the application and certification process for the WIC Program. The legislative requirements can be found in the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act...
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families is issuing this final rule to implement timelines for conducting administrative hearings on adverse actions taken against Head Start grantees and to make additional changes to the regulations designed to expedite the appeals process.
Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (Tribal TANF) and Native Employment Works (NEW) Program
The Administration for Children and Families is issuing final regulations to implement key tribal provisions of the new welfare block grant program enacted in 1996--the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF program and the new tribal work activities program-- the Native Employment Works, or NEW Program. The Personal Responsibility and...
This regulation implements a statutory requirement of the Assets for Independence Act establishing the Assets for Independence Demonstration Program, under title IV of the Community Opportunities, Accountability, and Training and Educational Services Act of 1998. The Act provides competitive demonstration grants for projects to establish,...
Food Stamp Program: Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Systems-Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS No. 70) Examination Requirements
The purpose of this final rule is to require an annual examination of the transaction processing of organizations that provide Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) systems or services for the Food Stamp Program. The examinations are to provide an independent assessment of the controls in place and the effectiveness of such controls over EBT...
Food Stamp Program: Noncitizen Eligibility, and Certification Provisions of Pub. L. 104-193, as Amended by Public Laws 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185
This rule proposes to amend Food Stamp Program (Program) regulations to implement several provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and subsequent amendments to these provisions made by the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1996, the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, and the Agricultural...
Refugee Resettlement Program; Requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance; and Refugee Medical Assistance
This rule amends current requirements governing refugee cash assistance and refugee medical assistance and provides States the option to establish the refugee cash assistance program as a public/ private partnership between States and local resettlement agencies or to continue the refugee cash assistance program as a publicly- administered...
The Secretary amends the regulations governing the Projects With Industry (PWI) program to clarify statutory intent and to enhance program accountability.
Office of Inspector General; Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Hospital Outpatient Services
This final rule with comment period implements a prospective payment system for hospital outpatient services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries, as set forth in section 1833(t) of the Social Security Act. It also establishes requirements for provider departments and provider-based entities, and it implements section 9343(c) of the Omnibus...
Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, Other Non-Profit Organizations, and Commercial Organizations
The proposed rule would create a new Part in the Code of Federal Regulations. The new part would provide standards in the administration of grants and agreements with institutions of higher education, hospitals, other non-profit organizations, and commercial organizations. The Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994,...
The Healthy Meals for Children Act expanded the number of approaches that schools may use to plan menus under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. One of the menu planning approaches specified in that law is the traditional meal pattern that was in effect in School Year 1994-95. This final rule also adds a method that allows...
This final rule amends Food Stamp Program Regulations to implement a reduction of the Federal reimbursement rate for fraud control, automatic data processing development and Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements costs incurred by State agencies in administering the Food Stamp Program. These changes are mandated by the Mickey Leland...
This rule sets forth the methodologies and procedures to determine the allotments of Federal funds for each Federal fiscal year (FY) available to individual States, Commonwealths and Territories under title XXI of the Social Security Act. This rule also specifies the allotment, payment, and grant award process that will be used for the States,...
National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Identification of Blended Beef, Pork, Poultry or Seafood Products
This interim rule addresses the use of products or dishes containing more than 30 parts fully hydrated vegetable protein products to less than 70 parts beef, pork, poultry or seafood in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. To the extent that participating school food authorities identify foods in a menu or on the...
Methodology for Determining Whether an Increase in a State or Territory's Child Poverty Rate Is the Result of the TANF Program
This final rule establishes the methodology the Administration for Children and Families will use to determine the child poverty rate in each State and Territory. If any jurisdiction experiences an increase in its child poverty rate of five percent or more as a result of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, the State or...
This action provides final rulemaking for an interim rule published on September 9, 1999. The final rule revises Food Stamp Program regulations pertaining to a State agency's ability to make an adjustment to a household's account in an Electronic Benefit Transfer system. It enables State agencies to make adjustments to correct system errors...
Food stamp recipient claims are established and collected against households that receive more benefits than they are entitled to receive. At the Food and Nutrition Service, we are revising Food Stamp Program regulations that cover food stamp recipient claims. This rule aims to improve claims management in the Food Stamp Program while providing...
The purpose of this interim rule is to implement legislation requiring interoperability of Food Stamp Program Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Systems and portability of electronically-used benefits nationwide. The rule revises Food Stamp Program regulations to ensure that recipients can use their electronic food stamp benefits across state...
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families is amending the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program regulation requirement that grant project periods ``will not exceed three years'', to provide that grant project periods ``may be up to five years.''
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to implement direct funding to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations under section 455(f) of the Social Security Act (the Act) as added by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-193), and...