HB 5602

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 98th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Random Substance Abuse Testing


Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Requires random substance abuse testing for every employee, appointee, and officer in the State. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to develop and implement this testing by rule, including disciplinary measures and compliance. Provides that if an elected official tests positive for substance abuse, he or she shall have his or her compensation withheld until such time as he or she is re-tested and tests negative for substance abuse. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to submit an annual report on the testing program that includes: (1) the number of individuals tested, the substances tested for, and the results of testing;(2) the costs of the testing; and (3) discipline, if any, that had been imposed. Adds corresponding provisions in the Illinois Public Aid Code that apply to recipients of financial aid under the Code. Effective immediately.

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Dec 03, 2014


Session Sine Die

Mar 17, 2014


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay

Feb 14, 2014


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 13, 2014


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Charles E. Meier

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