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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 5, 2011
Length: 8 pages
May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 5, 2011
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H.R. 1769 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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