7 CFR 276.6 - Good cause.

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§ 276.6 Good cause.
(a) When a State agency has failed to comply with provisions of the Act, the regulations issued pursuant to the Act, or the FNS-approved State Plan of Operation, and, thus, is subject to the suspension/disallowance and injunctive relief provisions in §§ 276.4 and 276.5, FNS may determine that the State had good cause for the noncompliance. FNS shall evaluate good cause in these situations on a case-by-case basis, based on any one of the following criteria:
(1) Natural disasters or civil disorders that adversely affect Program operations;
(2) Strikes by State agency staff;
(3) Change in the Food Stamp Program or other Federal or State programs that result in a substantial adverse impact upon a State agency's management of the Program; and
(4) Any other circumstances in which FNS determines good cause to exist.
(b) If FNS determines that food cause existed for a State agency's failure to comply with required provisions and standards, FNS shall not suspend or disallow administrative funds nor seek injunctive relief to compel compliance with the provisions and standards.
[Amdt. 168, 45 FR 77263, Nov. 21, 1980]

Title 7 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-05-19; vol. 79 # 96 - Monday, May 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 28606 - Automated Data Processing and Information Retrieval System Requirements: System Testing
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Final rule; notice of approval of Information Collection Request (ICR).
      The ICR associated with the Automated Data Processing and Information Retrieval System Requirements: System Testing rule published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2014 (79 FR 5), was approved by OMB on April 7, 2014.
      7 CFR Parts 271, 272, 274, 276 and 277

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Title 7 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR 276 after this date.

  • 2014-05-19; vol. 79 # 96 - Monday, May 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 28606 - Automated Data Processing and Information Retrieval System Requirements: System Testing
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Final rule; notice of approval of Information Collection Request (ICR).
      The ICR associated with the Automated Data Processing and Information Retrieval System Requirements: System Testing rule published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2014 (79 FR 5), was approved by OMB on April 7, 2014.
      7 CFR Parts 271, 272, 274, 276 and 277