Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on February 8, 2011
To require state agencies to work with ATM cash machine suppliers to establish a way to stop a welfare recipient’s “bridge card” from being used to withdraw cash in a casino. “Bridge cards” are debit cards that have replaced food stamps and cash welfare payments. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on February 8, 2011
Reported in the Senate on March 8, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 13, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 13, 2011