(a)  The state agency shall enter into an agreement and negotiate a budget with each local WIC agency in accordance with 7 C.F.R. 246.6.

(b)  The availability of budgeted support cost funds for each local WIC agency is contingent upon the availability of WIC program support cost funds.

(c)  Since local support cost funds are allocated according to the assigned number of participants to be served, in the event a local WIC agency is unable to serve the assigned number of participants, the state agency shall reduce the amount of support cost funds provided to the local WIC agency by a portion reflective of the level of underperformance.

(d)  The state agency shall notify the local WIC agency in writing of any reduction of support cost funds available to the local WIC agency.

(e)  When state food dollars are overexpended during a federal fiscal year, local WIC Programs that have maintained an active case load in excess of their assigned number of participants shall reimburse to the state their proportionate share of the overexpenditure.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-361;

Eff. April 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2009; April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 23, 2017.