|SB 0087||Public assistance recipients to consent to drug test|
|Last Action:||01/11/95 - Referred S Public Health & Welfare Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
SB 87 - This act would require any person receiving public assistance benefits to consent to a drug test to detect the use of controlled substances. The drug test could be requested by the Director of the Department of Social Services or the Prosecuting Attorney of the County in which the person resides or is found.
Any public assistance recipient who tests positive for the use of controlled substances shall, after an administrative hearing, be declared ineligible for all public assistance for a period of 3 years from the date of the administrative hearing.
Any public assistance recipient who has plead guilty or who
has been found guilty of a Drug Regulations provision in Chapter
195, RSMo, shall be ineligible to receive public assistance
benefits for a period of time of not more than 5 years.