2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 1163
Employment Security Law; develop drug testing program for unemployment; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the administration of the "Employment Security Law," so as to define certain terms; to provide that the Department of Labor shall develop a program of random drug testing of applicants for unemployment benefits; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the "Georgia Public Assistance Act of 1965," so as to define certain terms; to provide that the Department of Human Services shall develop a program of random drug testing of applicants for public assistance; to provide for a review; to provide that any applicant who refuses to be tested or whose test results in a positive identification of certain substances shall be ineligible to receive public assistance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/16/2010 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2010 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2010 - House Hopper