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Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-55-203. Illegal presentation of food coupons or vouchers for payment

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(a)(1) Any person who presents or causes to be presented food coupons for payment or redemption of the value of one hundred dollars ($100) or more knowing the food coupons to have been received, transferred, or used in any manner in violation of a provision of the Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq., or the federal regulations or state rules issued pursuant to the Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq., is guilty of a Class D felony.

(2) However, if the food coupons are of a value of less than one hundred dollars ($100), the person is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

(b) Any person who presents or causes to be presented vouchers for payment or redemption of the value of one hundred dollars ($100) or more knowing the vouchers to have been received, transferred, or used in any manner in violation of a provision of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) authorized by the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, 42 U.S.C. § 1771 et seq., as amended, or the federal regulations or state rules issued pursuant to the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, 42 U.S.C. § 1771 et seq., is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

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