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Regulations for the California WIC Program

On September 29, 2012 the Governor's Office signed Assembly Bill 2322 into law affecting the California Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program which took effect immediately.

For more information, please read Regulatory Alert 2012-01

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Active Proposed Regulations 

None at this time.

 

Final Rule

Bulletins adopted as regulations for the California WIC Program:

Regulatory Bulletin 2014-02: Adoption of Federal Mandatory Requirements for Whole Grains (PDF)

Regulatory Bulletin 2014-01: Adoption of Peer Group Criteria and Reimbursement System for Vendors (PDF) Opens in New Window

Regulatory Bulletin 2013-02: Adoption of Disallowance of Pouches (PDF) Opens in New Window 

Regulatory Bulletin 2013-01: Adoption of California WIC Vendor Authorization Criteria (PDF)  

Regulatory Bulletin 2012-02: Adoption of California WIC Authorized Food List Shopping Guide (PDF) Opens to New Window

Regulatory Bulletin 2012-01: Adoption of Federal Mandatory Requirements (PDF)

 

Resources 

Federal Manadatory Requirements for Whole Grains:

Whole Grains Flyer/WIC Indentification Folder (WIF) Insert (PDF)  

Peer Group Criteria and Reimbursement System for Vendors:

Regulatory Alert 2013-03: Peer Group Criteria and Reimbursement System for Vendors (PDF)

Regulatory Alert 2013-03: Stakeholder Workgroup Presentation (PDF) Opens to a new window 

Disallowance of Pouches:

Regulatory Alert 2013-02: Disallowance of Pouches (PDF) Opens in New Window

Regulatory Alert 2013-02: Stakeholder Workgroup Presentation (PDF) Opens to a new window  

Vendor Authorization Criteria:

Regulatory Alert 2013-01: Adopt Vendor Authorization Criteria (PDF)

Regulatory Alert 2013-01: Stakeholder Workgroup Presentation (PDF) Opens in new window 

Minimum Stocking Requirements Comparison (PDF) Opens to new window 

Competitive Price Criteria Process Flow Chart (PDF) Opens in New Window 

Other Resources:

Expedited Regulatory Process Flow Chart (PDF) Opens to new window 

Regulatory Alert 2012-02: Adopt California WIC Authorized Food List Shopping Guide (PDF)

Regulatory Alert 2012-02 Stakeholder Workgroup Presentation (PDF)

 

Statutes and Regulations Governing the California WIC Program

Federal Regulations - Title 7, Part 246

Health and Safety Code - Section 123275 - 123355

California Regulations - Title 22, Division 2, Subdivision 6, Chapter 6

 
 
Last modified on: 11/14/2014 1:44 PM