7 CFR 247.10 - Distribution and use of CSFP commodities.

§ 247.10 Distribution and use of CSFP commodities.

(a)What are the requirements for distributing CSFP commodities to participants? The local agency must distribute a package of commodities to participants each month, or a two-month supply of commodities to participants every other month, in accordance with the food package guide rates established by FNS.

(b)What must the local agency do to ensure that commodities are distributed only to CSFP participants? The local agency must require each participant, or participant's proxy, to present some form of identification before distributing commodities to that person.

(c)What restrictions apply to State and local agencies in the distribution of CSFP commodities? State and local agencies must not require, or request, that participants make any payments, or provide any materials or services, in connection with the receipt of CSFP commodities. State and local agencies must not use the distribution of CSFP commodities as a means of furthering the political interests of any person or party.

(d)What are the restrictions for the use of CSFP commodities? CSFP commodities may not be used for outreach, refreshments, or for any purposes other than distribution to, and nutrition education for, CSFP participants.

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Title 7 published on 10-May-2017 03:42

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 247 after this date.

  • 2016-09-28; vol. 81 # 188 - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 66487 - Regulatory Implementation of Office of Management and Budget's Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Final rule.
      Effective September 28, 2016.
      7 CFR Parts 210, 215, 220, 225, 226, 227, 235, 240, 246, 247, 248, 249, 253, 272, 273, 274, 276, and 277