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HB 257/FN (BR 1221) - T. Burch, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to a residential option for substance abusers.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to permit the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subject to available funding, to contract with an agency to operate a therapeutic home as a residential option for substance abuse treatment for adults; require access to services related to treatment, job training, and life skills; permit homes to operate as business training schools; permit the cabinet to promulgate regulations establishing requirements for the operation of the home and business training schools; permit admission to be an alternative to incarceration as appropriate.

     Jan 14-introduced in House
     Jan 19-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 25-posted in committee
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 17, 2010
     Feb 17-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Feb 18-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to Judiciary (S)

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