Resource | Policy Memos
Agreement Checklist for Direct Certification and Direct Verification of Children in Food Stamp Households – Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo – SP- 14

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-265) requires school districts to directly certify for free school meals any child who is a member of a household receiving assistance under the Food Stamp Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-045
Direct Certification and Direct Verification for National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 allows children to be certified as eligible for free meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) based on participation in other programs authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, as amended. No further application by the child’s household is necessary.

Resource | Policy Memos
Direct Certification and Direct Verification for National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

FD-045: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)