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Date: November 30, 2001           Reference #: SMP 2002-03
To: Special Milk Program (SMP) Contractors
Subject: Submission of Free Milk Applications by All Households

This Notice is applicable to contractors operating a pricing program with the free milk option in the Special Milk Program (SMP).

You are required to inform households of the availability of the SMP and to make households aware of the availability of free milk; however, the household has the option of deciding whether or not to apply. You may not require that a household submit an application for free milk.

If you provide households with multi-use applications, which include both free milk as well as non-food benefits, you must ensure that the process does not violate the above requirements.

This Notice does not require retroactive implementation.

Contact your Area Program Office if you have any questions.

Texas Department of Human Services · 701 W. 51st Street · Austin, Texas 78751
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