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Effective - 28 Aug 2013, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *578.375.  Until December 31, 2016 — Definitions. — As used in sections 578.375 to 578.392, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Department", the Missouri department of social services or any of its divisions;

  (2)  "Electronic benefits card" or "EBT card", a debit card used to access food stamps or cash benefits issued by the department of social services;

  (3)  "Employment information", the following facts if reasonably available:  complete name, beginning and ending dates of employment during the most recent five years, amount of money earned in any month or months during the most recent five years, last known address, date of birth, and Social Security account number;

  (4)  "Food stamps", the nutrition assistance program in Missouri that provides food and aid to low-income individuals who are in need of benefits to purchase foods operated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in conjunction with the department;

  (5)  "Public assistance benefits", anything of value, including money, food, EBT cards, food stamps, commodities, clothing, utilities, utilities payments, shelter, drugs and medicine, materials, goods, and any service including institutional care, medical care, dental care, child care, psychiatric and psychological service, rehabilitation instruction, training, transitional assistance, or counseling, received by or paid on behalf of any person under chapters 198, 205, 207, 208, 209, and 660, or benefits, programs, and services provided or administered by the department or any of its divisions.


(L. 1987 S.B. 259 § 1, A.L. 2013 S.B. 251)

*This section was repealed by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed repeal date, the version of this section in effect until 12-31-16 is printed here.

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