First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)

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     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

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

SOURCE: IC 12-23-18-5.5; (07)SE0450.1.1. -->
    SECTION 1. IC 12-23-18-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 5.5. (a) The division may not grant specific approval to be a new opioid treatment program. This section does not apply to applications for new opioid treatment programs pending prior to March 1, 2007.
     (b) This section expires December 31, 2008.
SOURCE: ; (07)SE0450.1.2. -->
SOURCE: ; (07)SE0450.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. [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 report:
            (A) to the health finance commission established by

IC 2-5-23-3; and
            (B) to the general assembly in electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (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.

SOURCE: ; (07)SE0450.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. An emergency is declared for this act.

SEA 450 _ Concur


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