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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      Human Resources
    IntroducedFebruary 28th, 2013

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Title

Welfare Integrity Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to implement a drug testing program for applicants for and recipients of assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Summary

Welfare Integrity Act of 2013 - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require state TANF programs to operate a program to conduct random testing of TANF applicants and recipients for illegal drug use. Requires state TANF programs to deny assistance to individuals who test positive for illegal drugs and individuals convicted of drug-related crimes. Prescribes an administrative penalty for failure to implement illegal drug use testing.