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Food Stamp Program, Regulatory Review: Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

Last Published: 08/30/2017

This action provides final rulemaking for a proposed rule published May 27, 1999. It revises Food Stamp Program regulations pertaining to implementation of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems in accordance with the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) signed by the President August 22, 1996. This rule implements the EBT provisions found in Section 825 of PRWORA which are meant to encourage implementation of EBT systems to replace food stamp coupons.

Type: 
Rule
RIN: 
0584-AC44
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2000