2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Injectable Prescription Opioid Treatment in Detention and Diversion Centers (language only)

Item 389 #1h

Item 389 #1h

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections


Page 421, line 20, after "$1,599,084" insert:

"In the second year, the department may utilize a portion of the funding to provide a minimum of one dose of a non-narcotic, non-addictive, injectable prescription drug regimen to participants in a detention or diversion re-entry program."


(This amendment authorizes the Department of Corrections to use injectable prescription opioid treatment drug regimens in their detention and diversion centers.)