LD 1820
Session - 126th Maine Legislature
LR 2784
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Reduce Abuse of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program through Restriction of Electronic Benefits Transfers

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3763, sub-§11  is enacted to read:

11 Restriction on use of electronic benefits transfer system outside State.   A recipient of benefits under this chapter may not use the electronic benefits transfer system established in section 22 outside of this State.


This bill prohibits a recipient of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program from using an electronic benefits transfer card, or EBT card, outside of Maine, either at an automated teller machine or for an electronic point of sale transaction.

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