To prohibit assistance provided under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families from being accessed through the use of an electronic benefit transfer card at any store that offers marijuana for sale.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 16, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
18 Cosponsors (18 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“On the House Floor This Week - 9/15/14”
— Rep. John K. Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Sep 15, 2014
Mar 4, 2014
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Sep 16, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jul 9, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3010 (114th).
May 16, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5853 (115th).
H.R. 4137 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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