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Secondary School Student Substance Use

Concerning measures to improve services for students who use substances, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2023 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The act creates the secondary school student substance use committee (committee) in the department of education (department) to develop a practice, or identify or modify an existing practice, for secondary schools to implement that identifies students who need substance use treatment, offers a brief intervention, and refers the students to substance use treatment resources.

The department is required to publicly publish a report of the committee's findings and submit the report to the superintendent of every school district and chief administrator of every institute charter school that is a secondary school.

For the 2023-24 budget year, $49,950 is appropriated from the general fund to the department to implement the act.

APPROVED by Governor April 26, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details