Introduced by Sen. David E. Bates (R) on April 4, 2013
To prevent cash assistance from the government from being used or accepted for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, lottery tickets, or tobacco products, with finds up to $1,000 for businesses that accept such payments. The legislation would also forbid use of such money in liquor, gambling, adult entertainment, firearms, tattoo, or some other leisure-related businesses, with fines up to $2,500. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on April 4, 2013