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: May 16, 2018
Length: 2 pages
May 16, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 16, 2014
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4137 (113th).
Jul 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3010 (114th).
May 16, 2018
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H.R. 5853 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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