Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Rule - Food Stamp Program: Medical Expense Deduction

This action will change Food Stamp Program rules relating to the excess medical expense deduction. The changes will simplify the means by which households with elderly and disabled members claim deductions from income for verified, prospective, non-reimbursed medical expenses.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: FSP Noncitizen Eligibility, and Certification Provisions of PL 104-193, as Amended by PL 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185

This rule finalizes a proposed rule published Feb. 29, 2000, amending Food Stamp 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 Research, Extension and Education Reform Act of 1998.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Noncitizen Eligibility, and Certification Provisions of PL 104-193, as Amended by PL 104-208, 105-33 and 105-185

This action proposes options related to matching activities, fair hearing and recipient services. This action proposes provisions which would increase state agency flexibility in processing applications for the program and allow greater use of standard amounts for determining deductions and self-employment expenses.

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Interim Final Rule - FSP Utility Reimbursement Exclusion

This action excludes certain utility reimbursements made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) from income consideration in determining Food Stamp Program eligibility and benefits.

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Final Rule - FSP Technical Amendments Concerning Disabled in Group Homes and Income Exclusion for Plans for Achieving Self-Support

This document contains a correction to the final regulation (59 FR 5697) published on Feb. 8, 1994. The regulations concerned certain provisions of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 that dealt with disabled persons in group homes and income exclusions for Plans for Achieving Self-Support.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Income Exemption for Homeless Households in Transitional Housing Required by the Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act

This rule proposes to amend Food Stamp Program regulations to implement section 13914 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act), which amended section 5(k)(2)(F) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require that the full value of any public or general assistance housing payments made to a third party on behalf of a household residing in transitional housing for the homeless be excluded from the household's income for food stamp purposes.

Resource | Proposed Rule
Proposed Rule: FSP Distribution of Employment and Training Performance-Based Funds

This rule proposes to freeze the performance-based grants at the level the state agencies received in Fiscal Year 1993, for two years from promulgation of this rule in final form.