TITLE XII
PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 167
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO BLIND, AGED, OR DISABLED PERSONS, AND TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN

Section 167:17-d

    167:17-d Discontinuation of Food Stamps. –
I. When a person receiving food stamps assistance is convicted of a violation of RSA 167:17-b, the commissioner shall discontinue his assistance for a minimum period of 6 months upon the first conviction, one year upon the second conviction, and permanently upon the third conviction, unless the court orders that assistance be discontinued for longer periods of time after the first or second convictions.
II. In addition to any criminal penalties which may be imposed, a court of appropriate jurisdiction may discontinue the food stamps assistance of any person convicted of fraudulently using, presenting, transferring, acquiring, receiving, possessing, or altering food stamps for an additional period of up to 18 months, consecutive to that period of suspension mandated in paragraph I.

Source. 1981, 189:4. 1983, 387:1. 1995, 310:183, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.