2011 ORS § 412.151¹
Direct deposit services
  • statewide electronic benefits transfer system

(1) The Department of Human Services shall provide direct deposit services for any person receiving temporary assistance for needy families who has an appropriate account at a qualified financial institution.

(2) The department shall negotiate with electronic transfer processors to establish a system for providing temporary assistance for needy families and supplemental nutrition assistance to eligible individuals through an electronic benefits transfer system.

(3) The department shall seek all state and federal approvals necessary for implementation of an electronic benefits transfer system as described in subsection (2) of this section. The department shall establish a statewide electronic benefits transfer system within six months of receiving all necessary approvals. [Formerly 418.047; 2009 c.599 §20]

Note: 412.151 (Direct deposit services) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 412 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.