Date Requested: January 23, 2015
Time Requested: 10:22 AM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1949 Introduced HB2021
CBD Subject: Human Services


Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

A New Program

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

    This bill creates a procedure for any applicant or recipient of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits who fails an initial drug test and will be required to undergo treatment and to pass a second drug test to maintain eligibility for or recipients of such benefits. Failing the secondary drug test results in ineligibility for benefits for a period of two years, and requires a mandatory drug test as part of a reapplication for benefits. The bill provides for protective or vendor payments to a third-party payee for the benefit of the members of the household. The bill also ensures confidentiality of records.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0

Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):



    This bill requires the Commissioner of the Division of Human Services to administer the program; therefore, it has no fiscal impact on the Judiciary.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Tina A. Payne
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