Thursday, January 24, 2013

HB 1307: You Can't Cash a Welfare Check at a Liquor Store?

Virginia House Bill 1307 is one of those bills that leaves you wondering...it's not already in there because nobody thought it would be necessary?

 http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?131+ful+HB1307

"Temporary Assistance for Needy Families paid to an eligible recipient pursuant to this chapter shall not be used (i) for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, or lottery tickets or (ii) in any transaction in any (a) government store established for the sale of alcoholic beverages, (b) establishment in which pari-mutuel wagering or charitable gaming is conducted, or (c) establishment that provides adult-oriented entertainment in which performers or other individuals connected with the business appear nude or partially nude."