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2013 House Bill 5014: Ban welfare “bridge card” ATM cash at liquor stores

Public Act 197 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Dale W. Zorn R-Ida on September 25, 2013
To require liquor stores to “work with” state agencies to find a way to stop a welfare recipient’s “bridge card” from being used to withdraw cash from an ATM on the premises. This would not apply to grocery stores that also sell liquor. “Bridge cards” are debit cards that have replaced food stamps and cash welfare.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on September 25, 2013
Reported in the House on October 23, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on October 31, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 31, 2013
Received in the Senate on November 12, 2013
Referred to the Senate on November 12, 2013
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 17, 2013

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