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senate Bill S. 97

Drug Free Families Act of 2009

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      Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJanuary 6th, 2009

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Drug Free Families Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill 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.


Drug Free Families Act of 2009 - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require state TANF programs to implement a program to test 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.

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