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HB 19-1009 - House Bill

Substance Use Disorders Recovery

Jan 04, 2019
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed Into Law

Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee. The bill:

Expands the housing voucher program currently within the department of local affairs to include individuals with a substance use disorder and appropriates $4.3 million each of the next 5 fiscal years to support the program ( section 1 );
Requires each recovery residence operating in Colorado to be licensed by the department of public health and environment ( section 2 ); and
Creates the opioid crisis recovery fund for money the state receives as settlement or damage awards resulting from opioid-related litigation ( section 3 ).(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Date Chamber Action
Jan 04, 2019 lower Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services + Appropriations