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 Bill Status of HB2805  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay - William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.49 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop a 2-year pilot program requiring a drug test as a condition of eligibility for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Provides that the pilot program shall operate in 4 counties as prescribed by the Department; and that persons subject to the drug test shall include: (i) adult applicants and recipients who are suspected of using a controlled substance; and (ii) all mothers who receive TANF benefits. Provides that an individual who tests positive for a controlled substance as a result of a drug test required under the pilot program shall be ineligible to receive TANF benefits for one year after the date of the positive drug test, unless the individual verifies the successful completion of a substance abuse treatment program. Requires the Department to submit an interim report to the Governor and the General Assembly, within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, on the Department's progress in developing the pilot program and implementing the pilot program. Requires the Department to submit a final report to the Governor and the General Assembly at the completion of the pilot program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/20/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/5/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/11/2015HouseTo Public Benefits Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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