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Substance Use Disorders Recovery

Concerning recovery from substance use disorders, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2024 Regular Session
Public Health
Bill Summary

Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee. Section Sections 1 and 2 of the bill implements implement a voluntary designation process for recovery-friendly workplaces. Section 3 creates a recovery school grant program in the department of education. Section 2 4 allows a school district to include in the annual pupil count a student who has transferred to a recovery high school before the pupil count date. Section 3 5 allows a recovery community organization that receives a grant through the recovery support services grant program to use the money to provide guidance to individuals on the many pathways for recovery. Section 6 requires the behavioral health administration in the department of human services to send a cease-and-desist letter to a recovery residence operating unlawfully. Section 4 declares Sections 7 and 8 declare that recovery residences, sober living facilities, and sober homes are a residential use of land for zoning purposes. Sections 5 and 6 place restrictions on where liquor-licensed drugstores and fermented malt beverage and wine retailers may display alcohol beverages on the stores' licensed premises. Section 9 requires the liquor enforcement division in the department of revenue to adopt rules related to the location of alcohol beverages displays.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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