Maine Revised Statutes

§23. Unauthorized use of electronic benefits transfer system

1. Unauthorized spending of benefits.  A recipient may not use the electronic benefits transfer system established under section 22 to effect any transaction in:
A. A retail establishment where 50% or more of the gross revenue of the establishment is derived from the sale of liquor as defined in Title 28-A, section 2, subsection 16; [2011, c. 687, §4 (NEW).]
B. A gambling facility, as defined in Title 8, section 1001, subsection 16, except that use of the electronic benefits transfer system is permitted in any portion of the premises of a gambling facility that is set aside separately for the sale primarily of staple foods as defined in 7 United States Code, Section 2012(r); or [RR 2011, c. 2, §23 (COR).]
C. A retail establishment that provides adult-oriented entertainment in which performers disrobe or perform in an unclothed state for entertainment. [2011, c. 687, §4 (NEW).]
[ RR 2011, c. 2, §23 (COR) .]
2. Rulemaking.  The department shall adopt rules to implement this section. Rules adopted under this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
[ 2011, c. 687, §4 (NEW) .]
RR 2011, c. 2, §23 (COR). 2011, c. 687, §4 (NEW).