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Section 45-B Unauthorized possession, sale, or exchange of food order stamps issued under food stamp plan

Agriculture & Markets (AGM)

Unauthorized possession, sale, or exchange of food order stamps issued under food stamp plan. Any person, other than a person authorized by the regulations and conditions prescribed by the secretary of agriculture of the United States governing the food stamp plan, who shall have in his possession, or who shall purchase sell or exchange any food stamps, books, book covers or any other instruments or documents relating to food stamps, for money or for any article or articles other than those foods authorized by the regulations and conditions prescribed by the secretary of agriculture of the United States governing the food stamp plan, or for food the value of which is less than the face amount of such food stamps, or in any other manner in violation of the regulations and conditions prescribed by the secretary of agriculture of the United States governing the food stamp plan, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. As used herein, the word "person" shall mean any individual, partnership, corporation, or association, whether or not such individual, partnership, corporation or association is eligible to participate or is participating in the food stamp plan.