Florida Senate - 2011                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 556
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             05/04/2011 10:13 AM       .                                

       Senator Lynn moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 115 - 116
    4  and insert:
    5         (4)(a) The Department of Children and Family Services shall
    6  phase in the implementation of the drug-screening program for
    7  persons applying for TANF benefits.
    8         (b)Before implementing the statewide drug-screening
    9  program, the department shall conduct a drug-screening pilot
   10  program during the 2011-2012 fiscal year to determine the
   11  feasibility of managing a statewide drug-screening program.
   12         (c) The first phase of implementation shall be a pilot
   13  project in one or more counties to demonstrate the feasibility
   14  of managing a statewide drug-screening program. The department
   15  shall, when selecting an area to be designated as a model area,
   16  give consideration to the urban and rural nature of its TANF
   17  recipients.
   18         (d) Upon demonstration of the feasibility of the first
   19  phase of implementation and subject to appropriation of any
   20  necessary resources, the department shall develop a detailed
   21  implementation plan for the drug testing of TANF applicants.
   22         (5) The Department of Children and Family Services shall
   23  adopt rules as necessary to administer this section.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete line 15
   29  and insert:
   30         of the children is not affected; requiring the
   31         Department of Children and Family Services to
   32         implement a drug-screening pilot program for a
   33         specified period; requiring the department to select
   34         one or more counties in which to test the feasibility
   35         and cost of a drug-screening program; requiring the
   36         department to prepare a statewide implementation plan
   37         following a demonstration of feasibility and an
   38         appropriation; requiring the department to adopt
   39         rules; providing an