Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 1.djvu/134

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108 STAT. 108 PUBLIC LAW 103-225—MAR. 25, 1994 TITLE II—ACCESS TO RETAIL FOOD STORES BY FOOD STAMP HOUSEHOLDS SEC. 201. FOOD STAMP ACT DEFINITIONS. Section 3 of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2012) is amended— (1) in subsection (k)— (A) by striking "means (1) an establishment" and all that follows through "spices, (2) an establishment" and inserting the following: "means— "(1) an establishment or house-to-house trade route that sells food for home preparation and consumption and— "(A) offers for sale, on a continuous basis, a variety of foods in each of the 4 categories of staple foods specified in subsection (u)(l), including perishable foods in at least 2 of the categories; or "(B) has over 50 percent of the total sales of the establishment or route in staple foods, as determined by visual inspection, sales records, purchase records, counting of stockkeeping units, or other inventory or accounting recordkeeping methods that are customary or reasonable in the retail food industry; "(2) an establishment"; (B) by striking "section, (3) a store" and inserting the following: "section; "(3) a store"; and (C) by striking "section, and (4) any private" and inserting the following: section; and "(4) any private"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(u)(l) Except as provided in paragraph (2), 'staple foods' means foods (as defined in subsection (g)) in the following categories: "(A) Meat, poultry, or fish. "(B) Bread or cereals. "(C) Vegetables or fruits. "(D) Dairy products. "(2) 'Staple foods' do not include accessory food items, such as coffee, tea, cocoa, carbonated and uncarbonated drinks, candy, condiments, and spices. ". SEC. 202. PERIODIC NOTICE. Paragraph (2) of section 9(a) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2018(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows: Regulations. "(2) The Secretary shall issue regulations providing for— "(A) the periodic reauthorization of retail food stores and wholesale food concerns; and "(B) periodic notice to participating retail food stores and wholesale food concerns of the definitions of 'retail food store', 'staple foods', 'eligible foods', and 'perishable foods'.". SEC. 203. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED BY RETAIL FOOD STORES AND WHOLESALE FOOD CONCERNS. Section 9(c) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2018(c)) is amended— (1) in the second sentence, by inserting after "disclosed to and used by" the following: "Federal law enforcement and