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Further Questions Answers on the Balanced Budget Act of 1997

These questions and answers deal with able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs).

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Use of Welch's Grant Funds for the FMNP

This policy memorandum provides clarification concerning the use of Welch's grant funds to support activities in the WIC FMNP.

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Food Stamp Comparable Disqualifications

The following memo gives guidance on disqualifying a member of a food stamp household from the Food Stamp Program when that person fails to do something required by another public assistance program.

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Work Supplementation or Support Guidance Q&As

The goal of work supplementation or support is to help move public assistance food stamp recipients into nonsubsidized jobs and promote self sufficiency.

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Guidance on State Option Food Stamp Programs

The Fiscal Year 1997 Supplemental Appropriations Act (P.L. 105-18) gave States the option of purchasing Federal food stamps for use in State-funded food assistance programs that provide nutrition assistance to legal immigrants and childless, able-bodied adults ineligible for the Food Stamp Program because of the three-month food stamp time limit. Below are guidelines States should observe when operating State-funded programs that utilize Federal food stamps.

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Guidance on State Option Food Stamp Programs

Attached is guidance for your staff and State agencies on submitting a request to purchase food stamps for use in State-funded nutrition programs. The guidance includes information on the terms for reimbursing the Federal government for the value of food stamps distributed and the Federal administrative costs incurred under such State programs.

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Assessment of Penalties for Failure to Meet the State Match and Exceeding the Administrative Cap Under the FMNP

The purpose of this memo is to clarify policy for assessment of penalties for not meeting the match requirements and to change policy for assessment penalties for exceeding the 17/19 percent FMNP administrative cap.

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Two-tiered Reimbursement Structure for Day Care Homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Approaches to Establishing the Eligibility of Enrolled Children in a Tier II Day Care Home

In response to questions from regional offices, State agencies, and sponsoring organizations, this memorandum clarifies how sponsoring organizations may establish the income eligibility of children enrolled in tier II day care homes.

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Verifying a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Provider’s Household Income Through Use of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1040

In response to recent inquiries, we are issuing the following guidance on using IRS Form 1040 to verify a provider’s household income when he/she attempts to qualify for tier I status on the basis of household income. The phrase “provider’s household income,” as it is used in this memorandum and the attachment, means the income of the family day care provider and the income of all other members of the household.

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Attached is the fourth set of questions and answers on the two-tiered reimbursement structure for family day care homes in the CACFP.

Attached is a memorandum that, as a result of specific statutory requirements and review by the General Counsel’s office, must be issued, without change, to your State agencies.