(1) The Program is governed by the following
USDA non-discrimination statement for participation in the Program as either a
participant or WIC vendor:
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its
programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or
family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with
disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program
information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape) should contact USDA'S
TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
(3) To file a complaint of discrimination,
write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building,
14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202)
720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed June
20, 1985; effective July 20, 1985. Repeal and new rule filed August 24, 2000;
effective November 7, 2000. Repeal and new rule filed February 8, 2002;
effective April 24, 2002.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-204, and 68-1-106.