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SB 130: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

GENERAL BILL by Rouson

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Providing that the use of peer specialists is an essential element of a coordinated system of care in recovery from a substance use disorder or mental illness; requiring the department to certify peer specialists, either directly or by approving a third-party credentialing entity; requiring that a person providing recovery support services be certified or be supervised by a licensed behavioral health care professional or a certified peer specialist; requiring peer specialists and certain persons to meet the requirements of a background screening as a condition of employment and continued employment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 12/9/2020 Senate - Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2020 Senate • Filed
12/9/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations