February 24, 2006





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1314

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DIGEST OF HB 1314 (Updated February 22, 2006 11:24 am - DI 104)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Substance and alcohol use during pregnancy. Requires the state department of health to study the use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by pregnant women. Requires the study to be completed and a report to be submitted to the legislative council and the health finance commission before October 1, 2006.

Effective: Upon passage.






Klinker, Thompson, Ulmer, Mays, Tyler, Goodin
(SENATE SPONSORS _ LAWSON C, SIMPSON, DILLON, ROGERS)




    January 10, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
    January 17, 2006, reported _ Do Pass.
    January 23, 2006, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    January 26, 2006, read third time, passed. Yeas 98, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    February 1, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    February 23, 2006, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 24, 2006

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1314



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (06)EH1314.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "department" refers to the state department of health established by IC 16-19-1-1.
    (b) The department shall conduct a study of:
        (1) drug abuse;
        (2) alcohol abuse; and
        (3) use of tobacco;
by women during pregnancy.
    (c) The study required by subsection (b) must include the following:
        (1) The scope of the use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
        (2) Programs that are available to assist women who:
            (A) suffer from drug or alcohol abuse; or
            (B) use tobacco;
        during pregnancy.
        (3) Identification of gaps in services for pregnant women who use drugs, alcohol, or tobacco.
    (d) The department shall prepare a report on the study required

by subsection (b). The report must include recommendations for providing programs to fill gaps in services identified under subsection (c).
    (e) The department shall submit the report to the:
        (1) legislative council; and
        (2) health finance commission;
before October 1, 2006. The report required under this subsection must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 31, 2006.

SOURCE: ; (06)EH1314.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.