Bill Text: IL SB1708 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that as a condition of initial eligibility for any benefits under the Code, an applicant must pass a drug screening. Provides that as a condition of continued eligibility for benefits, a recipient must pass random drug screenings as prescribed by the Department of Human Services or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-07 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB1708 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1708-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB1708

Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Chapin Rose

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
305 ILCS 5/1-10.5 new

Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that as a condition of initial eligibility for any benefits under the Code, an applicant must pass a drug screening. Provides that as a condition of continued eligibility for benefits, a recipient must pass random drug screenings as prescribed by the Department of Human Services or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Effective immediately.
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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning public aid.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5adding Section 1-10.5 as follows:
6 (305 ILCS 5/1-10.5 new)
7 Sec. 1-10.5. Drug screening. As a condition of initial
8eligibility for any benefits under this Code, an applicant must
9pass a drug screening. As a condition of continued eligibility
10for any benefits under this Code, a recipient must pass random
11drug screenings as prescribed by the Department of Human
12Services or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
13 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.
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