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Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Establishing the Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders; specifying the purposes of the Joint Committee are to review the final report of the Governor's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, review and monitor the activities of the Governor's Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council, monitor the effectiveness of specified programs, policies, and practices, review compliance with specified federal and State laws by health insurance carriers, and identify areas of concern and corrective measures; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Bates, Benson, Cassilly, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Kagan, Kasemeyer, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Montgomery, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Rosapepe, Salling, Waugh, Young, Zirkin, Serafini, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0896
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Facilities and Services
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Emergency Medical Services
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Legislative Services, Department of
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - State Government

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January 22, 2016 8:27 A.M.