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HB 2208 Food stamp program; electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.

Introduced by: Brenda L. Pogge | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Food stamp program; electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card. Requires that each EBT card issued to a food stamp program recipient display a photograph of the recipient. The bill directs the Department of Social Services to (i) establish procedures to ensure that all eligible household members or authorized representatives of the recipient are able to access benefits from the account as necessary and (ii) enter into memoranda of understanding or other similar agreements with other departments, agencies, and institutions of the Commonwealth, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, to share photographs, when available.


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