2015 ORS § 412.151¹
Statewide electronic benefits transfer system
  • replacement cards to display name

(1) The Department of Human Services shall provide temporary assistance for needy families and supplemental nutrition assistance to eligible individuals through an electronic benefits transfer system that uses an electronic benefits transfer card. Any time the department issues an electronic benefits transfer card to replace a card that was reported lost or stolen, the replacement card must display the name of the individual to whom the card is issued.

(2) The department shall seek all state and federal approvals necessary for implementation of an electronic benefits transfer system as described in subsection (1) of this section.

(3) This section does not apply to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits issued to a senior citizen under a demonstration project approved by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or to benefits received by a recipient of federal Supplemental Security Income in the form of a check in lieu of an electronic benefits transfer card. [Formerly 418.047; 2009 c.599 §20; 2015 c.710 §1]

Note: 412.151 (Statewide electronic benefits transfer system) 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.