Section 387.0 Applicability; responsibilities of the department and local social services department.

In accordance with sections 29 and 95 of the Social Services Law, the department is the agent of the United States Department of Agriculture for the purposes of participation in the Federal food stamp program. Since Federal regulations govern the rights, entitlements, duties and obligations of recipients, this Part constitutes the department's instructions to the local social services department in the implementation of Federal regulations.

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