H.R.4137 - Preserving Welfare for Needs Not Weed Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] (Introduced 03/04/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means | Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/17/2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.4137 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (09/17/2014)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
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.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Preserving Welfare for Needs Not Weed Act”.
(a) Prohibition.—Section 408(a)(12)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 608(a)(12)(A)) is amended—
(1) by striking “or” at the end of clause (ii);
(2) by striking the period at the end of clause (iii) and inserting “; or”; and
(3) by adding at the end the following:
“(iv) any establishment that offers marihuana (as defined in section 102(16) of the Controlled Substances Act) for sale.”.
(b) Effective date.—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.
Passed the House of Representatives September 16, 2014.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|