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HB 2275 - Drug Testing for Cash Assistance Recipients - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (99-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Drug Testing for Cash Assistance Recipients

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires random drug screening for approximately 1/3 of needy persons receiving cash assistance in accordance with Kansas law each year.

Highlights:
-Requires cash assistance recipients who test positive for use of an illegal substance to undergo a drug evaluation and if recommended complete an educational or treatment program, and specifies that a recipient who fails to complete a required educational or treatment program shall be terminated from cash assistance (Sec. 1). -Specifies that upon a second positive test, a recipient shall again be required to complete an educational or treatment program, and that upon a third positive test, cash assistance shall be terminated (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Drug Testing for Cash Assistance Recipients

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