SB1180: TANF; restrictions on use of cash assistance, not to access cash through electronic transaction.


SENATE BILL NO. 1180
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
on February 14, 2013)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Reeves)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621, relating to TANF; restrictions on the use of cash assistance.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621 as follows:

§ 63.2-621. Restrictions on use of TANF cash assistance.

Recipients of TANF benefits pursuant to this chapter shall not access TANF cash benefits through use of electronic benefit transaction (i) for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, lottery tickets, or sexually explicit visual materials as defined in § 18.2-374.1; or (ii) in any transaction in any (a) government store established for the sale of alcoholic beverages, (b) casino, gambling casino, or establishment in which pari-mutuel wagering or charitable gaming is conducted, (c) establishment in which tattooing or body-piercing, as defined in § 54.1-700, is performed for hire or consideration, or (d) establishment that provides adult-oriented entertainment in which performers or other individuals connected with the business appear nude or partially nude.


SENATE BILL NO. 1180
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
on February 7, 2013)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Reeves)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621, relating to TANF; restrictions on the use of cash assistance.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621 as follows:

§ 63.2-621. Restrictions on use of TANF cash assistance.

Recipients of TANF benefits pursuant to this chapter shall not access TANF cash benefits through use of electronic benefit transaction (i) for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, lottery tickets, or sexually explicit visual materials as defined in § 18.2-374.1; (ii) in any transaction in any (a) government store established for the sale of alcoholic beverages, (b) establishment in which pari-mutuel wagering or charitable gaming is conducted, or (c) establishment in which tattooing or body-piercing, as defined in § 54.1-700, is performed for hire or consideration; or (iii) in any establishment that provides adult-oriented entertainment in which performers or other individuals connected with the business appear nude or partially nude.

SENATE BILL NO. 1180

Offered January 9, 2013
Prefiled January 9, 2013
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621, relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; restrictions on use.
Patrons-- Reeves; Delegate: Cole

Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 6 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-621 as follows:

§ 63.2-621. Recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; cash benefits.

Recipients of TANF benefits pursuant to this chapter shall not access TANF cash benefits through use of an electronic benefit transaction in any government store established for the sale of alcoholic beverages; casino, gambling casino, or gaming establishment in which pari-mutuel wagering or charitable gaming is conducted; or retail establishment that provides adult-oriented entertainment in which performers or other individuals associated with the business disrobe or appear nude or partially nude.