7 CFR 272.5 - Program informational activities.

§ 272.5 Program informational activities.
(a) Definition. “Program informational activities” are those activities that convey information about the Program, including household rights and responsibilities, through means such as publications, telephone hotlines, and face-to-face contacts.
(b) Minimum requirements. State agencies shall comply with the following minimum information requirements for applicants and recipients.
(1) Rights and responsibilities. State agencies shall inform participant and applicant households of their Program rights and responsibilities. This information may be provided through whatever means the State agencies deem appropriate.
(2) All Program informational material shall be available in languages other than English as required in § 272.4(b) and shall include a statement that the Program is available to all without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, religious creed, national origin or political belief.
(c) Program informational activities for low-income households. At their option State agencies may carry out and claim associated costs for Program informational activities designed to inform low-income households about the availablity, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and benefits of the Food Stamp Program. Program informational materials used in such activities shall be subject to § 272.4(b), which pertains to bilingual requirements. Before FNS considers costs for such activities eligible for reimbursement at the fifty percent rate under part 277, State agencies shall obtain FNS approval for the attachment to their Plans of Operation as specified in § 272.2(d)(1)(ix). In such attachments, State agencies shall describe the subject activities with respect to the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the target population, types of media used, geographic areas warranting attention, and outside organizations which would be involved. State agencies shall update this attachment to their Plans of Operation when significant changes occur and report projected costs for this Program activity in accordance with § 272.2 (c), (e), and (f).
[Amdt. 207, 47 FR 52334, Nov. 19, 1982. Redesignated by Amdt. 211, 47 FR 53316, Nov. 26, 1982; Amdt. 262, 49 FR 50597, Dec. 31, 1984; 52 FR 36398, Sept. 29, 1987; 54 FR 24527, June 7, 1989; Amdt. 320, 55 FR 6239, Feb. 22, 1990; 78 FR 20422, Apr. 5, 2013]

Title 7 published on 2015-01-01.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

§ 2011 - Congressional declaration of policy

§ 2012 - Definitions

§ 2012a - Publicly operated community health centers

§ 2013 - Establishment of supplemental nutrition assistance program

§ 2014 - Eligible households

§ 2015 - Eligibility disqualifications

§ 2016 - Issuance and use of program benefits

§ 2017 - Value of allotment

§ 2018 - Approval of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns

§ 2019 - Redemption of program benefits

§ 2020 - Administration

§ 2021 - Civil penalties and disqualification of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns

§ 2022 - Disposition of claims

§ 2023 - Administrative and judicial review; restoration of rights

§ 2024 - Violations and enforcement

§ 2025 - Administrative cost-sharing and quality control

§ 2026 - Research, demonstration, and evaluations

§ 2027 - Appropriations and allotments

§ 2028 - Consolidated block grants for Puerto Rico and American Samoa

§ 2029 - Workfare

§ 2030 - Repealed. Pub. L. 110–234, title IV, § 4115(b)(14), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1108, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title IV, § 4115(b)(14), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1870

§ 2031 - Minnesota Family Investment Project

§ 2032 - Automated data processing and information retrieval systems

§ 2033 - Repealed. Pub. L. 107–171, title IV, § 4124(b), May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 326

§ 2034 - Assistance for community food projects

§ 2035 - Simplified supplemental nutrition assistance program

§ 2036 - Availability of commodities for emergency food assistance program