Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.15.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care and referred to Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 1.15.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 1.31.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.7.2020; 1st substitute introduced and passed to Ways & Means. Public hearing in Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 2nd substitute bill passed and passed to Rules for second reading. (updated 2.21.2020)

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Zeiger

Every patient who presents to a medical facility with an indication of a substance use disorder must be provided with the following: a substance use disorder evaluation, medically necessary services for treatment, information about treatment services, recovery planning tools, and notification of discharge to their emergency contacts. The department must develop best practices and protocols to meet these requirements. The authority shall prepare a gap analysis and implementation plan by December 2021.