Date Requested: January 23, 2015
Time Requested: 10:22 AM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1949 Introduced HB2021
CBD Subject: Human Services


FUND(S):



Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

A New Program



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    This bill creates a procedure for any applicant or recipient of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits who fails an initial drug test and will be required to undergo treatment and to pass a second drug test to maintain eligibility for or recipients of such benefits. Failing the secondary drug test results in ineligibility for benefits for a period of two years, and requires a mandatory drug test as part of a reapplication for benefits. The bill provides for protective or vendor payments to a third-party payee for the benefit of the members of the household. The bill also ensures confidentiality of records.
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2015
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2016
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    



Memorandum


    This bill requires the Commissioner of the Division of Human Services to administer the program; therefore, it has no fiscal impact on the Judiciary.
    
    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Tina A. Payne
    Email Address: tina.payne@courtswv.gov