SECTION .0400 ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFER (EBT) CARD

 

10A ncac 71u .0401 ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFER (EBT) CARD REPLACEMENT FEE

(a) Food Stamp households shall receive the first EBT card at no cost.

(b) Food Stamp households that request a replacement EBT card shall be assessed a two dollars fifty cent ($2.50) fee.

(c) The fee shall be deducted from the account of the Food Stamp household.

(d) The fee shall be refunded if the EBT card:

(1) was lost in the mail or damaged by the vendor prior to receipt by the Food Stamp household; or

(2) is being replaced due to a name change on card; or

(3) was lost due to a natural disaster such as a fire, flood, tornado or hurricane; or

(4) was damaged by a retailer or vendor.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 108A-25; 143B-153; 7 U.S.C. 2016 (i)(8); 7 C.F.R. 274.12 (f)(5)(v);

Temporary Adoption Eff. August 1, 2000;

Eff. April 1, 2001.