February 6, 2009





HOUSE BILL No. 1535

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DIGEST OF HB 1535 (Updated February 4, 2009 10:24 am - DI 77)



Citations Affected: IC 12-13.

Synopsis: Food stamps and TANF at farmers' markets. Requires that before January 1, 2010, the division of family resources (division) must provide retailers who sell food at a farmers' market with wireless point of sale terminals that are connected to the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) system. Provides that before July 1, 2010, the director of the division may set a limit of not less than 20 wireless point of sale terminals that are issued.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Koch , Pearson , Pierce , Lehman




    January 16, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
    February 5, 2009, reported _ Do Pass.






February 6, 2009

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1535



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 12-13-14-13; (09)HB1535.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-13-14-13 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 13. (a) Before January 1, 2010, the division shall implement a program that provides a retailer who sells food at a farmers' market with a wireless point of sale terminal that is connected to the EBT system.
    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the director of the division of family resources may limit, to a number not less than twenty (20), the number of wireless point of sale terminals that are:
        (1) connected to the EBT system; and
        (2) issued to a retailer who sells food at a farmers' market.
This subsection expires July 1, 2010.