1998 Regular Session
To: Ways and Means
By: Representative Janus
House Bill 1288
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE CASHING OF CHECKS THAT REPRESENT AN AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN PAYMENT OR A TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES PAYMENT BY A LICENSEE UNDER THE GAMING CONTROL ACT OR AN EMPLOYEE OF SUCH A LICENSEE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. A licensee or employee of a licensee shall not cash a check that represents an Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) payment or a Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) payment, or accept such a check in exchange for any chip, token or other instrumentality.
SECTION 2. Section 1 of this act shall be codified in Chapter 76 of Title 75, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.