2C:20-37 Misuse of Food Stamp Coupons, ATP Card, Benefit Card, Value Less Than $150
2C:20-37 Misuse of food stamp coupons, ATP card, benefit card, value less than $150.
3.If the face value of food stamp coupons or an ATP card or benefit card is less than $150, an individual shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense if he purposely or knowingly and without authorization:
a. Receives or uses the proceeds of food stamp coupons or an ATP card or benefit card for which he has not applied or has not been approved, by the department, to use;
b. Engages in any transaction to convert food stamp coupons or an ATP card or benefit card to other property contrary to federal and State government rules and regulations governing the Work First New Jersey program, the federal food stamp program, the New Jersey Supplementary Food Stamp Program, or any other program included in the electronic benefit distribution system; or
c. Transfers food stamp coupons or an ATP card or benefit card to another person who is not lawfully entitled or approved, by the department, to use the coupons or ATP card or benefit card.
L.1993,c.13,s.3; amended 1995, c.215, s.3; 1997, c.37, s.10; 1998, c.32, s.9.