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Provision 3 Policy Change

Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

To: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program

Number: 98-117

Attention: Food Service Directors

Date: December 1998

From: School Nutrition Programs Unit

Subject: Provision 3 Policy Change

Reference: United States Department of Agriculture All Points Bulletin: SP-99-03 (October 30, 1998)

This Management Bulletin communicates a revision to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) reimbursement-claiming alternative known as Provision 3. The purpose of the revision is to make Provision 3 more consistent with Provision 2.

Effective July 1, 1998, schools operating under Provision 3 may implement the provision in either the NSLP, School Breakfast Program (SBP), or in both programs. Previously, schools operating under Provision 3 were required to operate Provision 3 for both the NSLP and SBP.

Questions:   School Nutrition Programs Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Thursday, October 23, 2014

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