S.3540 - Drug Free Families Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 09/23/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||09/23/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.3540 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/23/2008)
Drug Free Families Act of 2008 - 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.