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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6247

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2318

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DEVLIN, 134th Dist.

 

AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to require the Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, in consultation with the Commissioners of Public Health and Social Services, to develop a strategic plan to expand access to substance abuse treatment and detoxification services.

Statement of Purpose:

To combat the opioid crisis by providing adequate treatment options.