N.J. Admin. Code § 10:88-1.2 - Authority

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The operation of a public assistance EBT system is authorized by both Federal regulation and State statute.
(b) The operation of the Families First Program in New Jersey has been approved by both the USDA and the United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS).
(c) Federal regulations concerning EBT are found at 7 CFR Part 274.
(d) The USDHHS Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Transmittal No. ACF-AT-91-28 (issued on September 6, 1991) established guidelines under which a state agency must operate an EBT system with its TANF Program.
(e) The Families First Program is authorized in New Jersey Statute by 44:10-75.
(f) Section 4004 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 ( P.L. 112-96 ), codified at 42 U.S.C. § 608(a)(12), requires states providing assistance under the TANF program to restrict recipients from accessing cash assistance benefits via EBT at liquor stores, gaming establishments, and adult-oriented entertainment venues where performers disrobe or perform in an unclothed state.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:88-1.2
Amended by 46 N.J.R. 2156(a), effective 11/3/2014.

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