Bill Status of HB5206 95th General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-SUBST ABUSE-HOMELESS-PLAN
Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse of the Department of Human Services to develop a plan for the treatment of substance abuse among homeless persons and that the Office shall assess the need for short term residential services, acute treatment services, transitional support services, outpatient services, day treatment services, long term residential services, supportive housing services, and any other needed services. Sets forth elements to be included in the plan. Requires the Secretary of Human Services to submit the plan to the Governor and the General Assembly within 6 months.