Bill Status of HB5292 98th General Assembly
Short Description: DRUG ABUSE-ELECTION-PUBLIC AID
Rep. Bill Mitchell
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires substance abuse testing as a condition for filing nomination papers for the office of State Representative or State Senator. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall require a drug test to screen each individual who applies for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Provides that the cost of drug testing shall be the responsibility of the individual tested and that an individual who tests positive for controlled substances shall be ineligible to receive TANF benefits for one year after the date of the positive drug test, unless the individual meets certain requirements. Contains provisions concerning notice; persons required to comply with the drug testing requirements; persons exempted from the drug testing requirements; circumstances under which an applicant who fails a drug test has the right to take one or more additional tests; and other matters. Effective January 1, 2015.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/6/2014||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell|| 2/7/2014||House||First Reading|| 2/7/2014||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|