Fla. Bill Seeks Drug Testing Of Lawmakers, Judges

Law360, Miami (March 4, 2014, 5:33 PM EST) -- In the midst of Florida's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow mandatory drug testing for state workers, a Florida lawmaker on Tuesday proposed a measure that would require elected officials, including legislators and judges, to submit to drug tests.

Rep. Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, filed H.B. 1435, which would require that elected officials take a drug test within 60 days of assuming office. Any official who refuses to take the drug test or who is found guilty of a felony drug offense would be...
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