Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods From July 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2020, 39796 [2019-17156]

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AGENCY: This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020) for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). DATES: The new average shall be applicable starting on July 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Polly Fairfield, Program Analyst, Policy Branch, Food Distribution Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22302–1594, or telephone (703) 305– 2680. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These programs are located in the Assistance Listings under Nos. 10.555 and 10.558 and are subject to the provisions of Executive Order 12372, which requires intergovernmental consultation with State and local officials. (See 7 CFR part 3015, subpart V, and final rule related notice published at 48 FR 29114, June 24, 1983.) This notice imposes no new reporting or recordkeeping provisions that are subject to Office of Management and Budget review in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507). This action is not a rule as defined by the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601–612) and thus is exempt from the provisions of that Act. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 This notice was reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget under Executive Order 12866. Pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (5 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs designated this notice as not a major notice, as defined by 5 U.S.C. 804(2). unrounded data and rounded to the nearest one-quarter cent, the resulting national average for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 will be 23.75 cents per meal. This is an increase of one quarter of a cent from the school year 2019 (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019) rate. National Average Minimum Value of Donated Foods for the Period July 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2020 Authority: Sections 6(c)(1)(A) and (B), 6(e)(1), and 17(h)(1)(B) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1755(c)(1)(A) and (B) and (e)(1), and 1766(h)(1)(B)). This notice implements mandatory provisions of sections 6(c) and 17(h)(1)(B) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 1755(c) and 1766(h)(1)(B)). Section 6(c)(1)(A) of the Act establishes the national average value of donated food assistance to be given to States for each lunch served in the NSLP at 11.00 cents per meal. Pursuant to section 6(c)(1)(B), this amount is subject to annual adjustments on July 1 of each year to reflect changes in a three-month average value of the Producer Price Index for Foods Used in Schools and Institutions for March, April, and May each year (Price Index). Section 17(h)(1)(B) of the Act provides that the same value of donated foods (or cash in lieu of donated foods) for school lunches shall also be established for lunches and suppers served in the CACFP. Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under the NSLP (7 CFR part 210) and per lunch and supper under the CACFP (7 CFR part 226) shall be 23.75 cents for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The Price Index is computed using five major food components in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (cereal and bakery products; meats, poultry, and fish; dairy; processed fruits and vegetables; and fats and oils). 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 155 / Monday, August 12, 2019 / 
Notices

[[Page 39796]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods From July 1, 
2019 Through June 30, 2020

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the national average value of donated 
foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be 
provided in school year 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020) for 
each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch 
Program (NSLP), and for each lunch and supper served by institutions 
participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

DATES: The new average shall be applicable starting on July 1, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Polly Fairfield, Program Analyst, 
Policy Branch, Food Distribution Division, Food and Nutrition Service, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, 
Virginia 22302-1594, or telephone (703) 305-2680.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These programs are located in the Assistance 
Listings under Nos. 10.555 and 10.558 and are subject to the provisions 
of Executive Order 12372, which requires intergovernmental consultation 
with State and local officials. (See 7 CFR part 3015, subpart V, and 
final rule related notice published at 48 FR 29114, June 24, 1983.)
    This notice imposes no new reporting or recordkeeping provisions 
that are subject to Office of Management and Budget review in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507). 
This action is not a rule as defined by the Regulatory Flexibility Act 
(5 U.S.C. 601-612) and thus is exempt from the provisions of that Act. 
This notice was reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget under 
Executive Order 12866. Pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (5 
U.S.C. 801 et seq.), the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 
designated this notice as not a major notice, as defined by 5 U.S.C. 
804(2).

National Average Minimum Value of Donated Foods for the Period July 1, 
2019 Through June 30, 2020

    This notice implements mandatory provisions of sections 6(c) and 
17(h)(1)(B) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (the 
Act) (42 U.S.C. 1755(c) and 1766(h)(1)(B)). Section 6(c)(1)(A) of the 
Act establishes the national average value of donated food assistance 
to be given to States for each lunch served in the NSLP at 11.00 cents 
per meal. Pursuant to section 6(c)(1)(B), this amount is subject to 
annual adjustments on July 1 of each year to reflect changes in a 
three-month average value of the Producer Price Index for Foods Used in 
Schools and Institutions for March, April, and May each year (Price 
Index). Section 17(h)(1)(B) of the Act provides that the same value of 
donated foods (or cash in lieu of donated foods) for school lunches 
shall also be established for lunches and suppers served in the CACFP. 
Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of 
donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under the NSLP (7 CFR 
part 210) and per lunch and supper under the CACFP (7 CFR part 226) 
shall be 23.75 cents for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
    The Price Index is computed using five major food components in the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (cereal and bakery 
products; meats, poultry, and fish; dairy; processed fruits and 
vegetables; and fats and oils). Each component is weighted using the 
relative weight as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 
value of food assistance is adjusted each July 1 by the annual 
percentage change in a three-month average value of the Price Index for 
March, April, and May each year. The three-month average of the Price 
Index increased by 0.74 percent from 205.07 for March, April, and May 
of 2018, as previously published in the Federal Register, to 206.58 for 
the same three months in 2019. When computed on the basis of unrounded 
data and rounded to the nearest one-quarter cent, the resulting 
national average for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 will 
be 23.75 cents per meal. This is an increase of one quarter of a cent 
from the school year 2019 (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019) rate.

    Authority: Sections 6(c)(1)(A) and (B), 6(e)(1), and 17(h)(1)(B) 
of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 
1755(c)(1)(A) and (B) and (e)(1), and 1766(h)(1)(B)).

    Dated: July 29, 2019.
Brandon Lipps,
Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-17156 Filed 8-9-19; 8:45 am]
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