Monday, February 14, 2011

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

 HB 1067 is like 1063 in some respects, with reagrds to mandatory drug testing required to receive assistance.
 House Bill 1067 introduced 02/07/2011 relates to minimum mandatory requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
It reads in part:
A person applying for or receiving assistance pursuant to the TANF program shall be tested for illegal drugs through a program established by the Department of Human Services.  A person refusing to submit to the drug test, or having a confirmed positive drug test, shall not be eligible to receive assistance. 
 There are also instructions related to the lifetime length of benefits, work and vocational technical programs, number of children covered, assets and states a recipient must comply with immunization requirements established pursuant to the TANF program.
Read the full bill

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