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2013 Senate Bill 436: Require financial institutions help enforce welfare benefit restrictions
  1. Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on June 18, 2013, to require a bank that operates automatic teller machines in a casino, liquor store, or “adult entertainment establishment” to "work with" state agencies to ensure it does not allow a person to use a welfare benefits “bridge card” to withdraw cash from those ATMs.
    • Referred to the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee on June 18, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 8, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on October 22, 2013, to clarify an exemption for liquor stores that are primarily grocery stores. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 22, 2013.
  2. Passed 35 to 3 in the Senate on October 22, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 22, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on October 22, 2013.

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