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CS/CS/HB 479: Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Healthy Families Subcommittee ; Hager ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Brodeur ; Campbell ; Combee ; Edwards ; Harrell ; Kerner ; Lee ; Magar ; McGhee ; Moskowitz ; Murphy ; Pafford ; Peters ; Pigman ; Powell ; Pritchett ; Rader ; Rooney ; Stewart

Substance Abuse Services; Requiring the Department of Children and Families to create a voluntary certification program for recovery residences; requiring the department to approve credentialing entities to develop and administer the certification program; requiring background screening of employees of a recovery residence; providing for denial, suspension, or revocation of certification; directing the department to approve at least one credentialing entity by a specified date to develop and administer the certification program; requiring the department to publish the list on its website, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2014 House • Filed
1/16/2014 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 41
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 40
3/14/2014 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/18/14, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
3/18/2014 House • CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 338
3/21/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/24/2014 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 336
• CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 331
3/27/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/31/14, 11:00 am, Webster Hall
3/31/2014 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 405
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 405
4/1/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/03/14, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
4/3/2014 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 466
4/4/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 462
4/7/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 475
4/21/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/14
4/23/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 607
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 637
• Amendment(s) adopted (135649) -HJ 638
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 638
4/24/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 627
• Received -SJ 627
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs