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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 98-1716



Decrease in the Food Stamp Heating and Nonheating Standard Utility Allowances

[28 Pa.B. 5293]

   Regulations at 55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(2), establish the amounts for the heating and nonheating 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. Decreases for these allowances have been approved by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and are effective October 1, 1998.

   The heating and nonheating 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 (Department) is decreasing the heating SUA from $289 to $287 and the nonheating SUA from $158 to $156.

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

   Public comments may be made by contacting Edward J. Zogby, Acting 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 (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (Voice users).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1716. Filed for public inspection October 16, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]

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