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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 292
Social Responsibility and Accountability Act; enact; drug test; temporary assistance for needy families/Medicaid benefits; requirements
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public assistance, so as to enact the "Social Responsibility and Accountability Act"; to define certain terms; to provide that the Department of Human Services shall create an established drug test to be administered to each applicant for temporary assistance for needy families or Medicaid benefits; to provide requirements; to provide that each applicant shall undergo a drug test in order to qualify for benefits; to provide that any person who fails such drug test shall be ineligible to receive benefits; to provide for reapplication; to provide for children's benefits; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/22/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/13/2012 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2012 - House First Readers
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Third Read
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/10/2012 - Senate Hopper
Nov/15/2011 - Senate Prefiled
3/07/2012 Minority report filed in Senate
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Vote #604Yea(35)Nay(18)NV(1)
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Vote #603Yea(23)Nay(30)NV(1)
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Vote #602Yea(35)Nay(18)NV(1)
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