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CS/CS/SB 556: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Criminal Justice ; Oelrich ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dockery ; Garcia ; Gaetz

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program; Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to perform a drug test on individuals who apply for benefits funded by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program. Makes individuals responsible for bearing the cost of drug testing. Requires certain notice. Provides procedures for testing and retesting. Provides for notice of local substance abuse programs. Provides conditions for an individual to reapply for temporary assistance for needy families benefits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/4/2011 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 353 (Ch. 2011-81) -SJ 831
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 48
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 48
3/17/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/22/11, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/22/2011 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 270
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/23/2011 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 275
3/24/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 270
4/8/2011 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 472
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 04/13/11, 9:15 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/13/2011 Senate • Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (206806); YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 468
4/14/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 468
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/13/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/14/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/15/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2011 Senate • CS/CS by- Budget; YEAS 12 NAYS 7 -SJ 471
4/20/2011 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 471
4/26/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 477
4/29/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/11
5/2/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
5/3/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/04/11
5/4/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 830
• Amendment(s) failed (126050, 375306) -SJ 831
• Amendment(s) adopted (412660) -SJ 831
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 353 -SJ 831
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 353 (Ch. 2011-81) -SJ 831