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Important Regulatory References

Federal Regulations 7 CFR Part 210.15 – Allows SFAs to use a FSMC 
Federal Regulations 7 CFR Part 210.16 – Changes made by the SFA or a FSMC to NYSED Prototype contracts must be approved in writing before contract execution 
Federal Regulations 7 CFR Part 210 – National School Lunch Program 
Federal Regulations 7 CFR Part 210.10 a(j) and 210.10 (n) – After school care snack provision 
Federal Regulations 7 CFR Part 220 – School Breakfast Program 
Federal Regulations 7CFR Part 225 – Summer Food Service Program 
Federal Regulations 2CFR Part 200 Super Circular
Federal Regulations 7CFR Part 250 – USDA donated commodities 
General Municipal Law § 103 – Bidding requirements/advertisements 
NYS Education Commissioner’s Regulations Part 114.2 – Solicitation of Contracts 
NYS Education Law § Law 305.14a – Contract Terms


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  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
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