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H.R.3615 - Accountability in Unemployment Act of 2011

To amend title III of the Social Security Act to require States to implement a drug testing program for applicants for and recipients of unemployment compensation. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title III of the Social Security Act to require States to implement a drug testing program for applicants for and recipients of unemployment compensation. as introduced.
  • Short: Accountability in Unemployment Act of 2011 as introduced.

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12/08/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Stevan Pearce

R-NM

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Official Summary

Accountability in Unemployment Act of 2011 - Amends title III (Grants to States for Unemployment Compensation) of the Social Security Act to require state laws to deny unemployment compensation to applicants unless they undergo drug testing and test negative. Requires a retest after a 30-da

Official Summary

Accountability in Unemployment Act of 2011 - Amends title III (Grants to States for Unemployment Compensation) of the Social Security Act to require state laws to deny unemployment compensation to applicants unless they undergo drug testing and test negative. Requires a retest after a 30-day waiting period for applicants who test positive for any one of several specified drugs. Denies unemployment compensation for five years to any applicant who tests positive for drugs three or more times.

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