Julia Hurley

2012 Tennessee General Assembly
9:06 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Tennessee Welfare Recipient Drug Test Bill Advances


A proposal to drug test people as a condition for receiving welfare is advancing in the Tennessee House.  The measure sponsored by Republican Representative Julia Hurley was approved on a voice vote in the House Finance Subcommittee Monday. The companion bill is awaiting a Senate floor vote.  The proposal differs from original legislation the state attorney general said was constitutionally suspect.

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