Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Privacy Protections of Information From Applicant Households, 46799 [2013-18597]

Download as PDF 46799 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 149 Friday, August 2, 2013 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 Food and Nutrition Service 7 CFR Part 272 [FNS–2009–0024] RIN 0584–AD91 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Privacy Protections of Information From Applicant Households Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule. AGENCY: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing this affirmation of a final rule, without change, of an interim rule that amended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regulations at § 272.1, to permit SNAP State agencies to share information with local educational agencies (LEAs) administering the National School Lunch Program established under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act or the School Breakfast Program established under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, in order to directly certify the eligibility of school-age children for receipt of free school lunches and breakfasts based on their receipt of SNAP benefits. DATES: Effective August 2, 2013, the Department is adopting as a final rule the interim rule published at 76 FR 28165, dated May 16, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane Duffield, Chief, State Administration Branch, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 818, Alexandria, VA 22302, (703) 605–4385, or Jane.Duffield@fns.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:38 Aug 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Background DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE On May 16, 2011, the Department published an interim rule implementing a nondiscretionary privacy protection provision of section 4120 of Public Law 110–246, the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA), which amends section 11(e)(8) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C 2020(e)(8). The revision amended SNAP regulations at § 272.1(c), to make clear that SNAP applicant or recipient information may be used for certifying children for free school meals based on their family’s eligibility for SNAP benefits. Direct certification of SNAP children for the free school breakfast and lunch programs went into effect July 2006 for large school districts and by July 2008 for all school districts. Accordingly, the revision to § 272.1(c) did not change policy, so new State action was not required. USDA also concluded that because implementation of section 4120 was nondiscretionary and specific, and because the rulemaking would not require any changes on the part of State agencies in how they protect information provided by SNAP applicants, it was unnecessary to issue the rule as a proposed rule. The comment period ended on July 16, 2011. No comments were submitted during the comment period. For reasons given in the interim rule, the Department is adopting the interim rule as a final rule without change. International Trade Administration List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 272 Alaska, Civil rights, Claims, SNAP, Grant programs-social programs, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Unemployment compensation, Wages. PART 272—REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING STATE AGENCIES Accordingly, the Department is adopting as a final rule, without change, the interim rule that amended 7 CFR part 272 and was published at 76 FR 28165 on May 16, 2011. ■ Dated: July 22, 2013. Audrey Rowe, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2013–18597 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 19 CFR Part 351 [Docket No. 120424022–3616–02] RIN 0625–XC001 Use of Market Economy Input Prices in Nonmarket Economy Proceedings Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) is modifying its regulation which states that the Department normally will use the price that a nonmarket economy (‘‘NME’’) producer pays to a market economy supplier when a factor of production is purchased from a market economy supplier and paid for in market economy currency, in the calculation of normal value (‘‘NV’’) in antidumping proceedings involving NME countries. The rule establishes a requirement that the input at issue be produced in one or more market economy countries, and a revised threshold requiring that ‘‘substantially all’’ (i.e., 85 percent) of an input be purchased from one or more market economy suppliers before the Department uses the purchase price paid to value the entire factor of production. The Department is making this change because it finds that a market economy input price is not the best available information for valuing all purchases of that input when market economy purchases of an input do not account for substantially all purchases of the input. DATES: This final rule is effective September 3, 2013. It is applicable for all proceedings or segments of proceedings (e.g., investigations and administrative reviews) initiated on or after September 3, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Frankel at (202) 482–5849, Albert Hsu at (202) 482–4491, or Scott McBride at (202) 482–6292. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background On June 28, 2012, the Department published a proposed modification to its regulations regarding use of market economy input prices in NME E:\FR\FM\02AUR1.SGM 02AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service

7 CFR Part 272

[FNS-2009-0024]
RIN 0584-AD91


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Privacy Protections of 
Information From Applicant Households

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing this 
affirmation of a final rule, without change, of an interim rule that 
amended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regulations at 
Sec.  272.1, to permit SNAP State agencies to share information with 
local educational agencies (LEAs) administering the National School 
Lunch Program established under the Richard B. Russell National School 
Lunch Act or the School Breakfast Program established under the Child 
Nutrition Act of 1966, in order to directly certify the eligibility of 
school-age children for receipt of free school lunches and breakfasts 
based on their receipt of SNAP benefits.

DATES: Effective August 2, 2013, the Department is adopting as a final 
rule the interim rule published at 76 FR 28165, dated May 16, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane Duffield, Chief, State 
Administration Branch, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food 
and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center 
Drive, Room 818, Alexandria, VA 22302, (703) 605-4385, or 
Jane.Duffield@fns.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 16, 2011, the Department published an interim rule 
implementing a nondiscretionary privacy protection provision of section 
4120 of Public Law 110-246, the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 
2008 (FCEA), which amends section 11(e)(8) of the Food and Nutrition 
Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C 2020(e)(8). The revision amended SNAP 
regulations at Sec.  272.1(c), to make clear that SNAP applicant or 
recipient information may be used for certifying children for free 
school meals based on their family's eligibility for SNAP benefits.
    Direct certification of SNAP children for the free school breakfast 
and lunch programs went into effect July 2006 for large school 
districts and by July 2008 for all school districts. Accordingly, the 
revision to Sec.  272.1(c) did not change policy, so new State action 
was not required. USDA also concluded that because implementation of 
section 4120 was nondiscretionary and specific, and because the 
rulemaking would not require any changes on the part of State agencies 
in how they protect information provided by SNAP applicants, it was 
unnecessary to issue the rule as a proposed rule. The comment period 
ended on July 16, 2011.
    No comments were submitted during the comment period. For reasons 
given in the interim rule, the Department is adopting the interim rule 
as a final rule without change.

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 272

    Alaska, Civil rights, Claims, SNAP, Grant programs-social programs, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Unemployment compensation, 
Wages.

PART 272--REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING STATE AGENCIES

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Accordingly, the Department is adopting as a final rule, without 
change, the interim rule that amended 7 CFR part 272 and was published 
at 76 FR 28165 on May 16, 2011.

     Dated: July 22, 2013.
Audrey Rowe,
Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-18597 Filed 8-1-13; 8:45 am]
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