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SB-1025 Narcotic treatment programs.(2015-2016)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 1025


Introduced by Senator Nielsen

February 12, 2016


An act relating to narcotic treatment programs.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1025, as introduced, Nielsen. Narcotic treatment programs.
Existing law provides for the licensure of narcotic treatment programs that use narcotic replacement therapy in the treatment of drug-addicted persons. Existing law provides for the regulation of licensed narcotic treatment programs, as specified. Existing law authorizes licensed narcotic treatment programs to use methadone in narcotic replacement therapy.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to licensed narcotic treatment programs and those that provide methadone treatment as a narcotic replacement therapy.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to licensed narcotic treatment programs and the regulation and oversight of licensed narcotic treatment programs that provide methadone treatment as a narcotic replacement therapy.