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CS/SB 900: Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rader

Substance Abuse Services; Authorizing the Department of Children and Families and the Agency for Health Care Administration to grant exemptions from disqualification for certain service provider personnel; requiring individuals screened on or after a specified date to undergo specified background screening; increasing the criminal penalty for certain unlawful activities relating to personnel; prohibiting an individual who is not a certified peer specialist from advertising or providing recovery services unless the person is exempt; authorizing the department, a behavioral health managing entity, or the Medicaid program to reimburse peer specialist services as a recovery service, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/2/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159) -SJ 819
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 103
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 102
3/6/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/11/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/11/2019 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 195
3/12/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/13/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
3/14/2019 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 245
4/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/09/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
4/11/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
5/2/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 783
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/19 -SJ 783
• Read 2nd time -SJ 819
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 369 -SJ 819
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159) -SJ 819