2021 WISCONSIN ACT
An Act relating to: FoodShare work and FoodShare employment and training requirements and drug testing.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
(1) FoodShare and employment and training program participation requirements.
(a) The department of health services shall enforce the work requirement under s. 49.79 (10) on able-bodied adults without dependents, the employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults under s. 49.79 (9) (a) 1g., and the substance abuse screening, testing, and treatment requirements under s. 49.791 to the maximum extent allowed under federal law. The department of health services shall immediately withdraw any waiver or suspension of the time limits on eligibility for food stamps under s. 49.79 (10) (a) 2. for not fulfilling the work requirement if such withdrawal of a waiver or suspension is necessary to comply with this paragraph.
(b) The department of health services may not waive any of the requirements described in par. (a
) without complying with s. 20.940 or, if s. 20.940 is not applicable, without first submitting a request to the joint committee on finance for review of the waiver request. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the department of health services within 14 working days after the date of the submittal under this paragraph that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed waiver, the department may waive the requirement. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal under this paragraph by the department of health services, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed waiver, the department may waive the requirement only upon approval by the committee.