Summary: S.1556 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/25/1991)

WIC Protection Act of 1991 - Provides with regard to the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): (1) that only State authorized food vendors may redeem food instruments; (2) for vendor criminal penalties and WIC disqualification (with alternative civil money penalties in cases of participant harship) for intentional misuse or theft of WIC funds; (3) that States may not impose sales tax on WIC food purchases; (4) for vendor training and qualifications review; (5) for participant and vendor sanctions; (6) that retail purchase food delivery systems shall use uniform food instruments, record date of use and purchase price, and identify food instruments to the vendor; (7) for State agency administrative appeal of Department of Agriculture sanctions; and (8) for claims and penalties against State agencies and WIC participants.