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SB 88, Narcotic Treatment Programs Enforcement

 
Municipal Impact Position Contact
Evaluating Justin Kirnon, (678) 686-6255

Last Updated: 2/9/2017
Subject Area: Public Safety |
Resources: bill text
The purpose of the proposed legislation is to mandate the Department of Community Health to create  and promote minimum standards of quality and services for narcotic treatment programs. It must also establish an annual or bi annual enrollment period to accept applications for narcotic treatment programs. The Department must also create an application review process committee. Proposed application requirements are listed.
 
The proposed legislation defines Department, Governing Body, License, Licensee, Narcotic treatment program, and Patient.
 
A governing body must have a valid license or provisional license is required to operate a narcotic treatment program.
 
Regional boundaries are proposed, creating 49 regions across the state.
 
The department is authorized to enforce this proposed legislation. A violation of the article will be a misdemeanor.
 
 

Votes

3/30/2017 House Vote #399 Yea - 138 Nay - 29 Not Voting - 8 Excused - 5
3/30/2017 Senate Vote #308 Yea - 46 Nay - 5 Not Voting - 2 Excused - 2
3/28/2017 House Vote #335 Yea - 152 Nay - 20 Not Voting - 4 Excused - 4
2/23/2017 Senate Vote #82 Yea - 50 Nay - 2 Not Voting - 1 Excused - 2
BILL STATUS

5/4/2017 - Effective Date

5/4/2017 - Act 140

5/4/2017 - Date Signed by Governor

AUTHOR

Sen. Jeff Mullis
District 53
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