Directs the General Statutes Commission as title indicates and requires the Commission to recommend implementing legislation to the 2023 NCGA. Appropriates $10,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services to create and disseminate education materials for public health professionals regarding the change in language under the act and its supporting science. Effective July 1, 2022.
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AN ACT TO DIRECT THE GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION TO REVIEW THE TERM "DRUG ABUSE" WHEREVER IT APPEARS IN THE GENERAL STATUTES AND TO RECOMMEND A BILL TO REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER," WHERE APPROPRIATE.Intro. by Belk, Cunningham, White, Hunt.
Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (May 31 2022)
Bill H 1125 (2021)Summary date: May 27 2022 - View Summary