Legislation


Limiting Use of Welfare Cash Cards

The state Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would prohibit the use of welfare cash cards in strip clubs, liquor stores, and casinos. Authored by Sen. Rob Standridge, Senate Bill 667 would help ensure public assistance is ultimately being used to support families and children who need it most. “If the funding distributed through programs […]

Senate Approves Safe Compounding Act

The state Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that will require out-of-state compounding pharmacies that deliver, dispense, or distribute prescription drugs in Oklahoma to submit an affidavit and pharmacy site inspection form to receive a license. Sen. Rob Standridge, author of Senate Bill 522, said the legislation was authored to prevent the sort of tragedy that […]

Welfare Cash Cards Legislation Clears Committee

The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services today gave unanimous approval to legislation that would ban the use of welfare cash cards at strip clubs, casinos, and liquor stores. Senate Bill 667, authored by Sen. Rob Standridge, would ensure that funds provided through programs like Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) are used to […]

Standridge Files Welfare Cash Cards Legislation

Sen. Rob Standridge has filed legislation that would disallow the use of any welfare cash cards in strip clubs, liquor stores, and casinos. Senate Bill 667 states that no electronic benefit transfer card containing state or federal funds from programs including, but not limited to, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), may be used in […]