03RS SB203


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SB 203 (BR 1110) - R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to narcotic treatment programs.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to define terms, including "detoxification" and "narcotic treatment program"; require the Cabinet for Health Services to establish a narcotic addiction treatment program and promulgate administrative regulations consistent with the provisions of the Act; require licensure of a narcotic treatment program with the Department for Public Health; require the cabinet to review application materials; specify duties of the state narcotic authority; require the narcotic treatment program to develop policies and procedures relating to program operation, client doses, voluntary and administrative detoxification, an quality assurance; specify duties of the program sponsor; specify duties of the program medical director; specify the building requirements in which a narcotic treatment program is located; specify the security and control assessment procedures to be conducted by the narcotic treatment program; specify requirements of the admitting physician; specify requirements for the entry phase and 4 phase treatment system; specify client requirements for participation; specify requirements for a client to transfer to another narcotic treatment program; provide for client appeal of treatment decisions; specify client rights and require conspicuous posting; provide for protocol for change of a narcotic treatment program location; require the state narcotic authority to monitor the narcotic treatment program and specify inspection criteria; provide for penalties for violation of statutes or regulations and provide for right of appeal; require currently operating narcotic treatment program to meet requirements of this Act within 90 days of effective date; amend KRS 218A.202 to require electronic reporting for Schedule II, III, and IV drugs administered directly or dispensed to a patient at a narcotic treatment program; and repeal KRS 222.231.

     Feb 18-introduced in Senate
     Feb 21-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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