Wyoming weighs drug screening for welfare recipients

Bill: HB82 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sens. Peterson and Jennings; and Reps Miller, Davison, Jaggi, et al.; HB82 would set up a drug test to screen each individual who applies for POWER benefits for the use of controlled substances by that individual. The cost of drug testing shall be the responsibility of the department.

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