Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (02/01/2012)

Welfare Integrity Now for Children and Families Act of 2012 or WIN for Children and Families Act - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require a state to which a state family assistance grant is made to maintain policies and practices necessary to prevent the use of state TANF assistance in any electronic benefit transfer transaction in a liquor store, casino or gambling establishment, or strip club.

Defines "electronic benefit transfer transaction" as the use of a credit or debit card service, automated teller machine (ATM), point-of-sale terminal, or access to an online system for the withdrawal of funds or the processing of a payment for merchandise or a service.

Establishes administrative penalties for states which have not reported on their implementation of or enforced such policies and practices.