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 Bill Status of HB3406  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SUSPICION-BASED DRUG SCREENING

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/4-21.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to appropriations, the Department of Human Services shall establish and administer a statewide suspicion-based substance abuse screening and testing pilot program for all applicants for and recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Provides that at the time of application and annual redetermination of eligibility, the Department shall screen applicants for and recipients of TANF benefits for suspicion of substance abuse using an empirically validated substance abuse screening tool. Provides that if the results of the substance abuse screening gives the Department a reasonable suspicion to believe that the applicant or recipient has engaged in the use of a controlled substance, the applicant or recipient shall be required to take a substance abuse test and shall be ineligible for benefits if he or she refuses to take the test.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/8/2017HouseTo Public Benefits Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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