FUNDS TO AID JAILS WITH ADDICTION TREATMENT.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 1001 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 25, 2019
AN ACT TO PROVIDE EXPANSION, MAINTENANCE, AND START-UP GRANT FUNDS FOR EXISTING AND NEWLY CREATED COUNTY JAIL OR DETENTION CENTER TREATMENT PROGRAMS THAT ARE CURRENTLY USING OR WILL USE NON-OPIOID, LONG-ACTING, INJECTABLE TREATMENT REGIMENS FOR INMATES SUFFERING FROM ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE, OPIOID DEPENDENCE, OR BOTH, WITH A PRIORITY IN GRANT DISTRIBUTION TO GO TO FORSYTH, NASH, NEW HANOVER, ONSLOW, AND RUTHERFORD COUNTIES AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS.
Intro. by Boles, Murphy, C. Smith.

Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, Justice and Public Safety, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 29 2019)
H 1001

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 25 2019 - More information

    Identical to S 407, filed 3/28/19.

    Appropriates $1 million from the General Fund to the Department of Public Safety, Governor's Crime Commission (Commission), for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Restricts the use of the funds to helping expand, maintain, or establish the use of non-opioid, long-acting, injectable medication regimens as treatment for alcohol and/or opioid dependence as part of the reentry treatment programs in county jails or detention centers. Permits any newly created alcohol or opioid addiction treatment programs to be similar to the DATA Program of Forsyth County. Requires counties to submit grant proposals to the Commission by October 1, 2019. Caps grants at $200,000. Creates grant distribution priority for Forsyth, Nash, New Hanover, Onslow, and Rutherford counties. Requires the Commission to establish a schedule by which each county grant recipient must submit results related to the effectiveness of the treatment programs. Directs the Commission to report to the specified NCGA committee no later than December 1, 2020. Effective July 1, 2019.


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