10A NCAC 43D .0703       USE OF FOOD INSTRUMENTS AND CASH-VALUE VOUCHERS

(a)  Participants may transact food instruments and cash-value vouchers on any day on or between the "First Date to Spend" and "Last Date to Spend" printed on the food instrument or cash-value voucher.

(b)  Food instruments and cash-value vouchers shall be transacted only at authorized WIC vendors in accordance with the terms of the signed WIC Vendor Agreement and WIC program rules, regulations, and statutes. Authorized WIC vendors shall not be reimbursed for food instruments and cash-value vouchers that are not properly transacted as set forth in Rule .0708 of this Section. Stores that are not authorized WIC vendors shall not be reimbursed for food instruments and cash-value vouchers transacted at their store.

(c)  Printed food instruments and cash-value vouchers shall be deposited at the vendor's bank. Vendors that use EBT shall have their bank account credited with payments for completed EBT transactions. Food instruments and cash-value vouchers shall not be assigned, transferred, sold, or otherwise negotiated.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑361; 7 C.F.R. 246; 42 U.S.C. 1786;

Eff. July 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001; November 1, 1990; July 1, 1989;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2017; October 1, 2009; August 1, 2004.