2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Ingram
Requirements for Funding Opioid Treatment Services (language only)

Item 315 #1h

Item 315 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Grants To Localities

Page 272, after line 48, insert:
"CC.  Out of this appropriation, no funds shall be used to support the treatment for persons with opiate addiction through the use of methadone or other opioid replacements by any providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services located within one-half mile of a public or private licensed day care center or a public or private elementary or secondary school, except when such service is provided by a hospital licensed by the Board of Health or the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, or is owned or operated by an agency of the Commonwealth."

(This amendment bars the funding of opioid treatment by providers closely located to schools and day care centers, with certain exceptions.)