SENATE BILL No. 450
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: None (noncode).
Synopsis: Report on adequacy of methadone clinic regulations.
Requires the division of mental health and addiction to: (1) compare
other state regulations of methadone clinics with Indiana regulations;
(2) address concerns that have been raised concerning Indiana's
regulation of methadone clinics; and (3) prepare a report to be
submitted to the health finance commission and the general assembly;
before July 1, 2007. Requires the director of the division of mental
health and addiction to testify before the health finance commission,
and requires the health finance commission to study the adequacy of
Indiana's methadone clinic regulations during the 2007 interim.
Effective: Upon passage.
January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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SENATE BILL No. 450
A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning human services.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: ; (07)IN0450.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "division" refers to the division of mental health and
addiction established by IC 12-21-1-1.
(b) Before July 1, 2007, the division shall do the following:
(1) Compare other state regulation of methadone clinics with
Indiana's regulation of methadone clinics.
(2) Review and address concerns regarding Indiana's
regulation of methadone clinics that have been raised in
public meetings and by community advocates.
(3) Prepare a report detailing the division's findings and
actions concerning subdivisions (1) and (2) and submit the
(A) to the health finance commission established by
IC 2-5-23-3; and
(B) to the general assembly in electronic format under
(c) The director of the division shall testify to the health finance
commission upon the commission's request during the 2007 interim
of the general assembly concerning the adequacy of Indiana's
regulation of methadone clinics and the contents of the report
required in subsection (b).
(d) The health finance commission shall study the adequacy of
Indiana's regulation of methadone clinics during the 2007 interim.
(e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2007.
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SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.