SB 0087 Public assistance recipients to consent to drug test
Committee:PUBHLR Number:L0234.01I
Last Action:01/11/95 - Referred S Public Health & Welfare Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1995
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Current Bill Summary

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.