Mike Toomey Political Update: SB 21 Signed into Law
On Friday June 14th 2013, Rick Perry signed Senate Bill No. 21. The bill requires mandatory drug testing for all possible recipients of unemployment compensation/benefits. This drug testing applies only to those who would would be attempting to find employment in workplaces where drug testing is the norm. It is suggested that this intends to help prepare people to be ready to get back to work when the time comes. There is an issue at present with many of those interviewing for jobs being unable to pass company drug tests.
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