Illegal Possession Of Food Stamps Law and Legal Definition
Unauthorized of food stamps is governed by state and fedral laws. Generally, a person commits the crime of illegal possession of food stamps if:
(1) He or she knowingly uses, transfers, acquires, alters, or possesses food stamp coupons or food stamp authorization cards in any manner not authorized by the Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq., or the regulations issued pursuant to the act; or
(2) He or she presents or causes to be presented food stamp coupons for payment or redemption knowing the same to have been received, transferred, or used in any manner not authorized by the Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq., or the regulations pursuant to the act.