TANF; restrictions on use of cash benefits. (HB2153)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


TANF; restrictions on use of cash benefits. Provides that recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families shall not access cash benefits through use of an electronic benefit transfer transaction in any government store established for the sale of alcoholic beverages; any casino, gambling casino, or gaming establishment in which pari-mutuel wagering or charitable gaming is conducted; or adult entertainment establishment in which performers or other individuals associated with the business disrobe or appear nude or partially nude. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103679D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2013Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/17/2013Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1577-Wilt)
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2153)
02/05/2013Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions


Gregg J writes:

Yes lets keep welfare receipents in the strip clubs getting drunk instead of looking for a job or taking care of their families. Another clear failure of the legislature.