Resource | Policy Memos
School Meal Applications and Direct Certification During the Operation of Provision 2 and Provision 3

We have received several inquiries regarding the collection of eligibility information during a Provision 2 or Provision 3 cycle.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2001-1
Questions from the National Association of Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (NAFMNP) State Plan Session

This final policy memorandum provides clarification on several questions raised during the State Plan Guidance sessions at the NAFMNP meeting in October 2000.

Resource | Policy Memos
Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la Norma Final de las Disposiciones para la Autorización y la Elegibilidad de No Ciudadanos

Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la Norma Final de las Disposiciones para la Autorización y la Elegibilidad de No Ciudadanos

Resource | Policy Memos
Department of Defense - Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Certain Members of the Armed Forces

Included in the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001, signed into law on Oct. 30, 2000, is a provision requiring the Department of Defense (DoD) to pay certain service members and their families a Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance (FSSA) so they will not have to rely on food stamps to make ends meet.

Resource | Policy Memos
Military Subsistence Allowance

The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2006 (PL 109-163, Section 608), permanently authorizes the supplemental subsistence allowance for low-income members of the Armed Forces with dependents.

Resource | Policy Memos
TANF vehicle rules for the Food Stamp Program

On October 28, 2000, the President signed Public Law 106-387, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, which includes several provisions affecting the Food Stamp Program. This memorandum describes the two provisions of this act which increase the maximum excess shelter expense deduction, and allow States to substitute their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) vehicle rules for the food stamp vehicle rules where doing so would result in a lower attribution of resources to food stamp households.

Resource | Policy Memos
Questions and Answers on the Noncitizen Eligibility and Certification Provisions Final Rule

The attached questions and answers concern the final rule’s provisions on Semi-Annual Reporting. They address both certification policy and quality control review procedures. 

Resource | Policy Memos
Letter to CACFP State Directors

Public Law 106-224, the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (ARPA), made a significant change to the procedures involved in terminating the participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) of an institution or a day care home determined to be seriously deficient. Specifically, these new procedures will require a change in the effective date of the termination and the flow of CACFP funds prior to the termination.

Resource | Policy Memos
Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Apparently, there are still some state agencies and sponsoring organizations which believe that section 243(b)(2) of the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (APRA) made substantive changes to the current monitoring requirements for sponsoring organizations set forth at Section 236.16(d)(4) of the regulation. The purpose of this memorandum is to reiterate the information provided to you earlier.

Resource | Policy Memos
Food Stamp Program Monthly Allotments and Deductions

Food Stamp Program Monthly Allotments and Deductions.