Mandatory individuals for the drug screening include individuals who:
- apply for Temporary Assistance (TA) on or after March 4, 2013;
- Are 18 years or older on the date of application; and
- Are the head-of-household.NOTE: Second parents and children are not mandatory individuals. A non-parent caretaker relative (NPCR) is a mandatory individual when they are needy.
NOTE: Refer to Income Maintenance Manual section 0240.005.15 for those individuals who refuse to cooperate with the screening process.