7 CFR 285.2 - Funding.

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§ 285.2 Funding.

(a) FNS shall, consistent with the plan of operation required by § 285.3 of this part, and subject to availability of funds, provide nutrition assistance grant funds to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to cover 100 percent of the expenditures related to food assistance provided to needy persons and 50 percent of the administrative expenses related to the food assistance. The amount of the grant funds provided to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico shall not exceed amounts appropriated for this purpose for each fiscal year.

(b) FNS shall, subject to the provisions in §§ 285.3 and 285.5 in this part, and limited by the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section, pay to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for the applicable fiscal year, the amount estimated by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico pursuant to § 285.3(b)(4). Payments shall be made no less frequently than on a monthly basis prior to the beginning of each month consistent with the Treasury Fiscal Requirement Manual, Volume I, part 6, section 2030; these letters of credit shall be drawn on an as-needed basis. The amount shall be reduced or increased to the extent of any prior overpayment or underpayment which FNS determines has been made and which has not been previoulsy adjusted. The payment(s) received by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for a fiscal year shall not exceed the total authorized for the grant, or the total cost for the nutrition assistance program eligible for funding, whichever is less, for that fiscal year.

(c) FNS may recover from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, through offsets to funding during any fiscal year, funds previously paid to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and later determined by the Secretary to have been overpayments. Funds which may be recovered include, but are not limited to:

(1) Costs not included in the approved plan of operation;

(2) Unallowable costs discovered in audit or investigation findings;

(3) Funds allocated to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico which exceeded expenditures during the fiscal year for which the funds were authorized; or

(4) Amounts owed to FNS as a result of the nutrition assistance grant which have been billed to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and which the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has failed to pay without cause acceptable to FNS.

(d) Funds for payment of any prior fiscal year expenditures shall be claimed from the funding for that prior year. The payment of funds shall not exceed the authorization for that prior fiscal year.

[Amdt. 209, 47 FR 32409, July 27, 1982, as amended by Amdt. 243, 49 FR 49585, Dec. 21, 1984; Amdt. 274, 51 FR 18752, May 21, 1986; Amdt. 371, 61 FR 60012, Nov. 26, 1996]

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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

Title 7 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 285 after this date.

  • 2017-01-06; vol. 82 # 4 - Friday, January 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 2010 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Final rule and interim final rule.
      Effective dates: This final rule is effective March 7, 2017. The amendments to 7 CFR 273.11(e) and 273.11(f) are being issued as an interim final rule and are effective April 6, 2017. The amendments to 7 CFR 273.2(c)(1)(v) are effective January 8, 2018. Comment date: FNS will consider comments from the public on the amendments to 7 CFR 273.11(e) and 273.11(f). Comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below on or before March 7, 2017.
      7 CFR Parts 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, and 285
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  • 2017-01-06; vol. 82 # 4 - Friday, January 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 2010 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Food and Nutrition Service
      Final rule and interim final rule.
      Effective dates: This final rule is effective March 7, 2017. The amendments to 7 CFR 273.11(e) and 273.11(f) are being issued as an interim final rule and are effective April 6, 2017. The amendments to 7 CFR 273.2(c)(1)(v) are effective January 8, 2018. Comment date: FNS will consider comments from the public on the amendments to 7 CFR 273.11(e) and 273.11(f). Comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below on or before March 7, 2017.
      7 CFR Parts 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, and 285