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CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 353: Drug Screening/Beneficiaries of TANF

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee ; Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Corcoran ; Costello ; Drake ; Gaetz ; Kreegel ; Plakon ; Snyder ; Trujillo ; Young

Drug Screening/Beneficiaries of TANF; Requires DCFS to perform drug test on applicant for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits; requires such individual to bear cost of drug test; requires department to provide, & applicant to acknowledge receipt of, notice of drug-screening policy; requires department to increase amount of initial TANF benefit by amount paid by individual for drug testing; provides procedures for testing & retesting; requires department to provide information concerning local substance abuse treatment programs to individual who tests positive, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/31/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-81
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2011 House • Filed
2/7/2011 House • Referred to HHS Access Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 35
3/7/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- HHS Access Subcommittee, 03/09/11, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 35
3/9/2011 House • CS by HHS Access Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 216
3/11/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 215
3/14/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: Civil Justice Subcommittee
• CS referred to Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 219
• Now in Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 219
3/21/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee, 03/23/11, 1:00 pm, 306 HOB
3/23/2011 House • CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 6 -HJ 340
3/25/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/28/2011 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 338
• CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 330
3/29/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/31/11, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
3/31/2011 House • CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 5 -HJ 409
4/4/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 404
4/5/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 414
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 414
4/11/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/13/11, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/13/2011 House • CS/CS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 659
4/14/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/15/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 658
• CS/CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 655
4/22/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/11
4/26/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 789
• Amendment(s) adopted (638493) -HJ 789
• Read 3rd time -HJ 790
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 78 NAYS 38 -HJ 790
4/26/2011 Senate • In Messages
4/28/2011 Senate • Received -SJ 579
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 579
5/4/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 831
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 556 -SJ 831
• Read 2nd time -SJ 831
• Amendment(s) failed (128120) -SJ 831
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/5/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 854
• CS passed; YEAS 26 NAYS 11 -SJ 854
5/5/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1218
5/25/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/31/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-81