H. R. 3010
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 9, 2015
Mr. Reichert introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Preserving Welfare for Needs Not Weed Act.
Prohibition on use of electronic benefit transfer card to access TANF assistance at any store that offers marijuana for sale
Section 408(a)(12)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 608(a)(12)(A)) is amended—
or at the end of clause (ii);
by striking the period at the end of clause (iii) and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
any establishment that offers marihuana (as defined in section 102(16) of the Controlled Substances Act) for sale.
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date that is 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.