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 store’s 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.
Referred to the Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions
Reported without amendment
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
The substitute passed by voice vote
To clarify an exemption for liquor stores that are primarily grocery stores.
The amendment passed by voice vote
Passed in the Senate 35 to 3
Referred to the Committee on Families, Children and Seniors