2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Medication Assisted Treatment (language only)

Item 315 #7h

Item 315 #7h

Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities


Page 326, line 9, after "opioids.", insert:

"In expending this amount, the department shall ensure that preferred drug classes shall include non-narcotic, non-addictive, injectable prescription drug treatment regimens."


(This amendment adds language clarifying that the funding provided to increase access to medication assisted treatment for individuals with substance use disorders should be used to include certain drug classes.)