The commissioner of human services may charge a cardholder, defined as a person in whose name the transaction card was issued, a $2 fee to replace an electronic benefit transaction card. The fees shall be appropriated to the commissioner and used for electronic benefit purposes.
The commissioner may charge transaction fees in accordance with this subdivision up to a maximum of $10 in transaction fees per cardholder per month. In a given month, the first four cash withdrawals made by an individual cardholder are free. For subsequent cash withdrawals, $1 may be charged. No transaction fee can be charged if the card is used to purchase goods or services on a point of sale basis. A transaction fee subsequently set by the federal government may supersede a fee established under this subdivision. The fees shall be appropriated to the commissioner and used for electronic benefit purposes.