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SB 6 - Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access - Pennsylvania Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access

Signed by Governor Tom Wolf


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Title: Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with house amendments and pass a bill that establishes further stipulations for welfare access.

Highlights:

  • Limits access to welfare benefits for an individual who owns a motor vehicle worth more than $40,000 (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Department of Human Services to consider lottery winnings of $600 or more as an available resource when determining an individual’s eligibility for welfare benefits (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes a 10-year ban on access to welfare benefits for an individual convicted of certain drug-related crimes (Sec. 4).

  • Limits access to welfare benefits for a convicted sex offender who fails to comply with registration requirements (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits an individual from using an electronic benefit transfer card at a casino or adult entertainment venue or to purchase alcohol (Sec. 5).

  • Requires an individual who is 64 or younger to pay a $5 fee for the first replacement of an electronic benefit transfer card and a $100 fee for each subsequent replacement (Sec. 5).

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Title: Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes further stipulations for welfare access.

Highlights:

 

  • Limits access to welfare benefits for an individual who owns a motor vehicle worth more than $40,000 (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Department of Human Services to consider lottery winnings of $600 or more as an available resource when determining an individual’s eligibility for welfare benefits (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes a 10-year ban on access to welfare benefits for an individual convicted of certain drug-related crimes (Sec. 4).

  • Limits access to welfare benefits for a convicted sex offender who fails to comply with registration requirements (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits an individual from using an electronic benefit transfer card at a casino or adult entertainment venue or to purchase alcohol (Sec. 5).

  • Requires an individual who is 64 or younger to pay a $5 fee for the first replacement of an electronic benefit transfer card and a $100 fee for each subsequent replacement (Sec. 5).

Title: Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access

Title: Establishes Further Stipulations for Welfare Access

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