SB 200 (BR 498) - E. Tori
AN ACT relating to narcotic treatment centers.
Amend KRS 222.231 to require narcotic treatment programs to submit a letter of intent to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services at least 90 days prior to submitting an application for licensure; establish the requirements for the letter of intent, including sociodemographic information about the geographic area to be served, estimates of existing opiate use and related issues, number of existing narcotic treatment centers and location, patient intake rate, crime and safety, and traffic impact study for the proposed site, financial statement, memorandum of agreement identifying the extent of support for the program and the nature and extent of the working relationship with various entities located in the service area of the proposed facility, and a resolution from the local governing body indicating support for the program; require applicants for licensure to submit to the cabinet a community integration plan; prohibit acceptance of an application for licensure without completion of a letter of intent; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; require existing narcotic treatment centers to comply with the licensure provisions within 90 days of enactment; require entities not in compliance to cease operation; establish that entities not in compliance shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
SB 200 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions and require the information included in the letter of intent to be provided from and certified by the Office of Drug Control Policy; require the traffic impact study results to be certified by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; require the memoranda of agreement to be signed by the chief executive officer, the commanding officer, or chief elected law enforcement officer of the agency; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to certify the memoranda of agreement and to send a letter to the designated signer for verification of signature authority and understanding of the nature of the proposed program; require the applicant for licensure to hold a public hearing during the first 60 days after submitting an application for licensure and to provide notification of the meeting via local media outlets in the proposed service area; require existing narcotic treatment centers to comply with the licensure provisions upon application for renewal and delete requirement to comply within 90 days of enactment; and establish that the chief executive officer of any entity not in compliance shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor; EMERGENCY.
SCA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
Mar 4-introduced in Senate
Mar 8-to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 11-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 12-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 16-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 18-received in House
Mar 19-to Health & Welfare (H)