Comments: NY S03905 | 2013-2014 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Enacts the "welfare reform act" to require applicants for public assistance to submit to a drug test; provides that the illegal use of a controlled substance, indicated in such a test, shall result in the denial of public assistance benefits; such provisions do not apply to persons 65 or older; prohibits the sale or purchase of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products or lottery tickets with public assistance benefits; prohibits the use of public assistance benefits, by means of an electronic benefit transfer transaction, at a liquor store, casino or adult entertainment facility; establishes the public assistance integrity fund.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2014-01-08 - REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES [S03905 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

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