Resource | Legislation
The Food Stamp Act of 1977 (As Amended Through PL 106–580, Dec. 29, 2000)

To strengthen the agricultural economy; to help to achieve a fuller and more effective use of food abundances; to provide for improved levels of nutrition among low-income households through a cooperative Federal-State program of food assistance to be operated through normal channels of trade; and for other purposes.

Resource | Legislation
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2001

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2001

Resource | Rule
Food Stamp Program: Retailer Application Processing

This final rule implements a revised processing timeframe for retail food stores and wholesale food concerns that apply for authorization to accept and redeem food stamp benefits and clarifies verification requirements.