.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1233, the second engrossment, as follows:
Page 360, after line 11, insert:
"Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256J.15, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.5 Subd. 3. Eligibility; drug testing. (a) To be eligible for MFIP, a person must
1.6undergo drug and alcohol screening, the extent practicable, following the established
1.7procedures and reliability safeguards provided for screening in sections 181.951, 181.953,
1.8and 181.954. A county agency may require a recipient of benefits to undergo random
1.9drug screening. An applicant must provide evidence of a negative test result to the
1.10appropriate county agency prior to being accepted for MFIP benefits and prior to receiving
1.11an extension of benefits under section 256J.425.
1.12(b) A laboratory must report to the appropriate county agency any positive test results
1.13returned on an applicant or recipient of MFIP benefits. Upon receipt of a positive test result,
1.14a county agency must deny or discontinue benefits until the person demonstrates a pattern
1.15of negative test results that satisfy the agency that the person is no longer a drug user.
1.16(c) A person who undergoes testing under this subdivision shall pay a fee to the
1.17laboratory for the cost of the test prior to testing.
1.18EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2013.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly