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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 96-1841



Increase in the Food Stamp Heating and Non-Heating Standard Utility Allowances

[26 Pa.B. 5261]

   Regulations at 55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(2) establish the amounts for the heating and non-heating standard utility allowances (SUAs) for the Food Stamp Program and provide for the revision of these amounts by publication of a notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Increases in these allowances have been approved by the Food and Consumer Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture and are effective October 1, 1996.

   The heating and non-heating SUAs are established in accord with the requirements of 7 CFR 273.9(d)(6)(iii) and (iv). Notice is hereby given that the Department of Public Welfare is increasing the heating SUA from $273 to $278 and the non-heating SUA from $151 to $153.

   The Department of Public Welfare recommends these revisions for codification in 55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(2).

   Public comments may be made by contacting Patricia H. O'Neal, Director, Bureau of Policy, Office of Income Maintenance, Room 431, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

   Persons with a disability may use the AT&T Relay Service by calling 1 (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or 1 (800) 654-5988 (Voice users), or may use the Department of Public Welfare TDD by calling (717) 787-3616. Persons who require another alternative format should contact Thomas G. Vracarich at (717) 783-2209.


   Fiscal Note:  14-NOT-133. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-1841. Filed for public inspection November 1, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]

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