Elections | Initiatives - 33 Public Fund Recipients

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 33

SPONSORS:    Mr. Paul Boudreaux, 670 Mulberry Dr., Biloxi, MS 39532

SUBJECT MATTER:Public fund recipients

BALLOT TITLE:Should persons, contractors or employees receiving public funds be required to pass drug tests and be citizens or legal residents?

BALLOT SUMMARY: Initiative number 33 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to require that persons receiving public assistance, as well as state contractors, subcontractors and state employees, must undergo random drug testing. Persons not currently receiving public assistance must pass drug testing before receiving benefits. This initiative also requires that persons residing in the state illegally are prohibited from receiving public assistance or a state salary of any kind.

ORIGINAL FILING:August 26, 2010

STATUS:Active


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