Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Crisis intervention teams and substance abuse programs. Provides that the chairperson of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission) is a member appointed by the governor who is either the executive director for drug prevention, treatment, and enforcement or a member of the governor's staff. (Current law provides that the chairperson is a member of the governor's staff.) Specifies that the commission: (1) shall meet at the call of the chairperson, but at least four times in a calendar year; and (2) shall approve requests for substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. Transfers the administration of the technical assistance Crisis intervention teams and substance abuse programs. Provides that the chairperson of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission) is a member appointed by the governor who is either the executive director for drug prevention, treatment, and enforcement or a member of the governor's staff. (Current law provides that the chairperson is a member of the governor's staff.) Specifies that the commission: (1) shall meet at the call of the chairperson, but at least four times in a calendar year; and (2) shall approve requests for substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. Transfers the administration of the technical assistance center for crisis intervention teams from the Indiana criminal justice institute to the Indiana law enforcement training board. Provides that in conjunction with the commission and the division of mental health and addiction, the law enforcement training board may establish the technical assistance center. Provides that the commission may make grants of up to $300,000 annually to the law enforcement training board to carry out the purposes of the technical assistance center. Makes a technical correction. ... View more