‘Strip Club ATM’ Bill Would Prevent Welfare Recipients From Getting Cash At Clubs

A bill currently being considered in the Colorado State House would prevent welfare recipients from withdrawing cash from ATM’s located at casinos, liquor stores and strip clubs.HB11-1058, sponsored by Democrat Dan Pabon of Denver, notes tha…

A bill currently being considered in the Colorado State House would prevent welfare recipients from withdrawing cash from ATM’s located at casinos, liquor stores and strip clubs.

HB11-1058, sponsored by Democrat Dan Pabon of Denver, notes that it has always been illegal to access cash at ATM’s in casinos, in-state simulcast facilities, racetracks, commercial bingo
facilities, gun stores, or liquor stores. The bill simply adds strip clubs to that list, and “requires the entity that administers the electronic benefits transfer service to develop a means to prevent recipients from accessing cash benefits at a prohibited location.”

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