H.R.2331 - No Welfare for Weed Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 05/14/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/08/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2331 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/14/2015)
No Welfare for Weed Act of 2015
This bill amends: (1) the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exclude marijuana products from items that may be purchased with food stamps; and (2) part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require states to maintain policies that prevent the use of TANF in any electronic benefit transfer transaction in any establishment that offers marijuana for sale.
States that have not reported to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on their implementation of the policies and practices required by this Act, or which have not implemented such policies and practices, shall have the amount of their family assistance grants reduced by 5%.