Resource | Policy Memos
Under Secretary Summary of State Options

A letter about the summary of state options to urge full consideration of food stamp policy options, which can improve customer service and streamline program administration.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2002-3
Maximum Penalty/Fine for Misuse or Illegal Use of FMNP Funds, Property or Assets

FMNP Policy Memo #2002-3. The purpose of this policy memorandum is to advise you of a legislative change that affects the WIC FMNP regulations concerning the maximum penalty for misuse or illegal use of FMNP funds, assets or property.

Resource | Policy Memos
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Resource | Policy Memos
Categorical Eligibility for Upward Bound Sites
Resource | Policy Memos
Baby Fruits or Vegetables with DHA

In response to a number of inquiries, we wish to clarify that certain baby food products containing DHA cannot be served to infants as part of a reimbursable meal in the child nutrition programs.

Resource | Proposed Rule
WIC Miscellaneous Provisions

This rulemaking would streamline the Federal requirements for financial and participation reporting by State agencies. In addition, it would clarify the rules on confidentiality of WIC information in order to strengthen coordination with organizations and private physicians, and to provide guidance to State agencies on responding to subpoenas and other court-ordered requests for confidential information.

Resource | Rule
WIC: Exclusion of Military Housing Payments

This final rule provides WIC State agencies the option to exclude payments to military personnel for privatized housing, whether on or off military installations.

Resource | Rule
Final Rule: Codification of Poultry Substitution and Modification of Commodity Inventory Controls for Recipient Agencies

This two-part rule allows limited poultry substitution and full substitution of all other commodities except for beef and pork; and reduces current commodity recordkeeping and reporting requirements for some local level recipient agencies, such as schools.

Resource | Policy Memos
WIC EBT Approaches Funding

This memorandum presents FNS' position on Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system development approaches and funding support.