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House Bill 1483


House Bill 1483

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1483 (Updated April 10, 2013 4:56 pm - DI 84)


Drug testing of recipients of assistance. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to administer a drug testing program (program) for individuals who are receiving TANF assistance or receiving TANF assistance on behalf of a child. Establishes requirements for the program and ineligibility penalties. Prohibits an individual who is ineligible to receive TANF assistance under the program from receiving assistance on behalf of a child and provides for an exception. Requires the office to collect data to assess and avoid discrimination in the program. Requires an owner, vendor, or third party processor of an automated teller machine or point of sale terminal to disable access to electronic cash assistance benefits in specified prohibited locations. Requires the division of family resources to assist owners, vendors, and third party processors in carrying out this provision. Makes it a Class B infraction for a person to violate these provisions.
Current Status:
 In Conference Committee
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