SB 261
Provides that lawful consumption of medical marijuana shall not render a person ineligible for TANF benefits
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Last Action:
2/7/2019 - Second Read and Referred S Seniors, Families and Children Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2019

Current Bill Summary

SB 261 - Under current law, applicants and recipients for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits who test positive for a controlled substance, which was not prescribed for the applicant or recipient, or who refuse to submit to a drug test shall be declared ineligible for TANF benefits for 3 years. Under this act, applicants or recipients who test positive for marijuana consumed lawfully pursuant to the Missouri Constitution shall not be declared ineligible for TANF benefits on the basis of that consumption.



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