(1) The Department does not replace SNAP
program benefits after they are delivered to the EBT account unless the
Department failed to cancel the EBT card of an individual leaving a SNAP
program household and that individual continues to access SNAP program benefits
in subsequent months.
Department will replace the value of food purchased with SNAP program benefits
if all of the following are true:
food was destroyed by a verified household misfortune or disaster.
The filing group
) reports the loss of food:
(A) Within ten days of occurrence,
(B) By the deadline permitted
through Food and Nutrition Service waiver.
(c) The filing group submits
a signed statement or affidavitattesting to the loss within ten days of
reporting the loss.
The replacement, based on section (2) of this rule, must meet the following:
(a) The amount may not exceed one month's
allotment, unless the issuance includes restored benefits which will be
replaced up to the full value of the restored benefits.
The Department will issue a timely
replacement of the value of the loss by meeting the later of these two
(A) Within ten days after the
filing group reported the loss; or
(B) Within two working days of submitting a
signed statement or affidavit.
(4) The Department will replace an EBT card
reported lost, stolen, or not received only after the current card has been
deactivated. An EBT card that is damaged or not functioning properly is
replaced only after the card's status is changed to "card damaged" and the card
Or. Admin. R.
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89,
cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 13-1991, f.
& cert. ef. 7-1-91; AFS 2-1992, f. 1-30-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; AFS 6-1994,
f. & cert. ef. 4-1-94; AFS 13-1997, f. 8-28-97, cert. ef. 9-1-97; AFS
10-2002, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-02; SSP 38-2009, f. 12-31-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10;
35-2018, amend filed 12/04/2018, effective
24-2021, temporary amend filed 02/26/2021, effective
2/26/2021 through 8/24/2021;
33-2021, amend filed 06/22/2021, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS