Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment, 15603 [2010-6977]

Download as PDF 15603 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 60 Tuesday, March 30, 2010 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 246 Administrative practice and procedure, Civil rights, Food assistance programs, Grants programs—health, Indians, Infants and children, Maternal and child health, Nutrition, Penalties, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Women. Accordingly 7 CFR part 246 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment: PART 246—SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN Food and Nutrition Service 7 CFR Part 246 1. The authority citation for part 246 continues to read as follows: ■ [FNS–2009–0001] Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1786. RIN 0584–AD71 2. Section 246.12 is amended by adding two sentences at the end of paragraph (g)(4)(i)(D) to read as follows: ■ Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment § 246.12 WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with RULES AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Final rule; correction. SUMMARY: This rule makes administrative corrections to a final rule published in the Federal Register on October 8, 2009, entitled ‘‘Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment.’’ DATES: Effective Date: March 30, 2010. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 
Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each 
week.

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Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 30, 2010 / Rules 
and Regulations

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service

7 CFR Part 246

[FNS-2009-0001]
RIN 0584-AD71


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and 
Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: This rule makes administrative corrections to a final rule 
published in the Federal Register on October 8, 2009, entitled 
``Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and 
Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment.''

DATES: Effective Date: March 30, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Clark, Chief, Policy and 
Program Development Branch, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Food 
and Nutrition Service, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 528, 
Alexandria, Virginia 22302, (703) 305-2746, or 
Sandy.Clark@fns.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Food and Nutrition Service published a 
final rule in the Federal Register, entitled ``Special Supplemental 
Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost 
Containment,'' 74 FR 51745, on October 8, 2009. Pages 51754 and 51758 
stated that two sentences would be added at the end of Sec.  246.12 
(g)(4)(i)(D). These two sentences were inadvertently omitted from the 
regulatory text of paragraph (g)(4)(i)(D) set forth in the final rule 
published on October 8, 2009. This final rule correction adds the two 
omitted sentences to Sec.  246.12 (g)(4)(i)(D).

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 246

    Administrative practice and procedure, Civil rights, Food 
assistance programs, Grants programs--health, Indians, Infants and 
children, Maternal and child health, Nutrition, Penalties, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements, Women.

    Accordingly 7 CFR part 246 is corrected by making the following 
correcting amendment:

PART 246--SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, 
INFANTS, AND CHILDREN

0
1. The authority citation for part 246 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1786.


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2. Section 246.12 is amended by adding two sentences at the end of 
paragraph (g)(4)(i)(D) to read as follows:


Sec.  246.12  Food delivery systems.

* * * * *
    (g) * * *
    (4) * * *
    (i) * * *
    (D) * * * A State agency may exclude partially-redeemed food 
instruments from a quarterly cost neutrality assessment based on an 
empirical methodology approved by FNS. A State agency may not exclude 
food instruments from the quarterly cost neutrality assessment based on 
a rate of partially-redeemed food instruments.
* * * * *

    Dated: March 22, 2010.
Julia Paradis,
Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-6977 Filed 3-29-10; 8:45 am]
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