02RS SB286


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SB 286 (BR 1757) - R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to narcotic treatment programs.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to define terms, including "detoxification" and "narcotic treatment program"; require the Cabinet for Health Services to establish a narcotic addiction treatment program and promulgate administrative regulations consistent with the provisions of the Act; require licensure of a narcotic treatment program with the Department for Public Health; require the cabinet to review application materials; specify duties of the state narcotic authority; require the narcotic treatment program to develop policies and procedures relating to program operation, client doses, voluntary and administrative detoxification, and quality assurance; specify duties of the program sponsor; specify duties of the program medical director; specify the building requirements in which a narcotic treatment program is located; specify the security and control assessment procedures to be conducted by the narcotic treatment program; specify requirements of the admitting physician; specify requirements for the entry phase and 4 phase treatment system; specify client requirements for participation; provide for take-home dose procedures; specify requirements for a client to transfer to another narcotic treatment program; provide for client appeal of treatment decisions; specify client rights and require conspicuous posting; provide for protocol for change of a narcotic treatment program location; require the state narcotic authority to monitor the narcotic treatment program and specify inspection criteria; provide for penalties for violation of statutes or regulations and provide for right of appeal; require currently operating narcotic treatment program to meet requirements of this Act within 90 days of effective date; and repeal KRS 222.231.


     SCS - Retain original provisions except require the director of the substance abuse treatment program for the community mental health center to be on the advisory board and delete requirement that the chief of police and the Commonwealth's attorney be on the advisory board; delete requirement that the medical director comply with pharmacy practice provisions; amend KRS 218A.202 to require electronic reporting for Schedule II, III, and IV drugs administered directly or dispensed to a patient at a narcotic treatment program.

     Mar 6-introduced in Senate
     Mar 11-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 20, 2002
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 21-received in House
     Mar 22-to Health and Welfare (H)

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