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SB 1495 - Requires Drug Test for Unemployment Benefits - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Leah Landrum Taylor voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Leah Landrum Taylor made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Drug Test for Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all applicants for unemployment benefits to submit to a drug test.

Highlights:
  • Requires all applicants for unemployment benefits to submit to a drug test (Sec. 1).
  • Requires all applicants to pay for their own drug tests (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits individuals who fail a drug test from receiving unemployment benefits for 30 days, after which they may reapply for unemployment benefits and take a new drug test (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits individuals who fail a subsequent drug test from receiving unemployment benefits for 6 months, after which they may reapply for unemployment benefits and take a new drug test (Sec. 1).
  • Requires individuals who have failed a drug test but have successfully reapplied for unemployment benefits to submit to random drug tests for 6 consecutive months at their own expense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Drug Test for Unemployment Benefits

Sponsors

  • Steve Smith (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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