ERIC Number: ED248310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Compilation of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 and Other Selected Federal Nutrition Statutes. 98th Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
This is a compilation of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 and other selected Federal nutrition statutes, including those relating to the Act and major authorities for domestic commodity distribution. The section on the Act itself covers policy, definitions, establishment, eligibility, issuance and use of coupons, value of allotment, approval of food stores and wholesale food concerns, redemption of coupons, administration, civil money penalties and disqualification of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns, collection and disposition of claims, administrative and judicial review, violations and enforcement, administrative cost-sharing and quality control, research, demonstration, evaluations, authorization for appropriations, block grant, and workfare. The remainder of the report concerns the distribution of commodities, information and eligibility guidelines, rules and standards, and the role of States and agencies other than Federal agencies in the distribution of food and other commodities to eligible groups. (KH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Identifiers: Food Stamp Act 1977