Restrict Cash Access for Electronic Benefit Transfer Cards

Last updated: Jun 24, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: General Business
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Jeffery P. Hanley, House 87
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 268

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill died between the houses.

Summary:

This bill provides that benefits received through the electronic benefits transfer system may be redeemed only through purchase by electronic transfer and may not be redeemed for cash. This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a rule to create a system that would limit purchases at the point of sale to those goods and services allowed by law.