Section 17(a)(1) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C. 2026(a)(a). Additional authorization provided by Section 17(b)(1), 7 U.S.C. 2026(b)(1).
This section lists the legal authority upon which a program is based (acts, amendments to acts, Public Law numbers, titles, sections, Statute Codes, citations to the U.S. Code, Executive Orders, Presidential Reorganization Plans, and Memoranda from an agency head).
Regulations, Guidelines, And Literature
7 CFR Part 3016, 7 CFR Part 3017, 7 CFR Part 3018.