Bill Sponsors: IL HB0170 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall require a drug test to screen each individual who applies for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and that subject to federal approval, the Department shall require a drug test to screen each individual who applies for benefits under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Contains provisions concerning notice; persons required to comply with the drug testing requirements; persons exempt from the drug testing requirements; reimbursements for the cost of the drug testing; and other matters. Effective July 1, 2019.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-29 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0170 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Thomas Bennett [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-106FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Darren Bailey [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-109FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Monica Bristow [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-111FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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