2012 Senate Bill 904

Require drug testing of welfare applicants

Introduced in the Senate

Jan. 24, 2012

Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (R-22)

To require drug testing of applicants for various state welfare benefits if a welfare caseworker has a reasonable suspicion, and prohibit benefits if a person tests positive.

Referred to the Committee on Families, Seniors, and Human Services

Aug. 15, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-5) be adopted and that the bill then pass.