Legislative Updates Shared at Monday, February 12th Meeting
Highlights of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Veterans 2018 Session Bills and Committee Updates
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
SB 1540: Abuse Investigations and Reporting; risk of new costs for community mental health programs that may have to perform more investigations. AOC position neutral.
SB 1549: Medicaid enrollment continuation up to 12 months for people admitted to Oregon State Hospital; working through possible amendments. AOC position support.
SB 1555: Use of Marijuana revenue for Mental Health treatment; ongoing policy question about size of portion of new revenue proceeds that will go to mental health and addictions treatment and prevention. AOC position neutral.
HB 4143: Opiate Task Force Bill; four pilot counties in bill include Coos, Jackson,