PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE LAW
56-209l. Treatment provisions. The department shall refer for appropriate evaluation and provide for the treatment of any applicant or participant who, in the reasonable suspicion of the department, is engaged in substance abuse. Treatment shall be community-based and gender-specific. The department shall provide for the transportation and child care needs of the applicant if necessary. TAFI benefits or services may be denied to any applicant or participant who refuses to cooperate with reasonable screening, testing or treatment requests, or who, based on a preponderance of the evidence, engages in substance abuse following treatment. Any individual referred to treatment shall be notified of the local treatment programs appropriate to that person’s needs.
[56-209l, added 2000, ch. 467, sec. 4, p. 1449.]