HB 420 Eligibilty for TANF; drug-related felonies.
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Summary as introduced:
Eligibility for TANF; drug-related felonies.  Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families assistance shall not be denied assistance solely because he has been convicted of a felony offense of possession of a controlled substance provided he complies with all obligations imposed by the court and the Department of Social Services, is actively engaged in or has completed substance abuse treatment, and participates in drug screenings.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102325D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102325D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/12  House: Assigned HWI sub: #4
01/26/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/26/12  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/12  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
02/02/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/12  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/20/12  House: Left in Appropriations