Opioid addiction

S.E.A. 499, P.L. 125 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that, after approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (Division) shall establish a three-year opioid treatment pilot program (pilot program) for opioid … [Read more...]

Substance abuse pilot program

S.E.A. 510, P.L. 175 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that Allen County may enter into an agreement with an entity to administer a substance abuse pilot program after approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse. Specifies that the entity that agrees to … [Read more...]

Opioid addiction

The House Public Health Committee heard SB 499, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald and Rep. Kirchhofer, on involuntary commitment of people with opioid addiction as a pilot program in Allen, Marion, and Wayne counties. The bill also establishes the criteria for the program. … [Read more...]

Substance abuse pilot program

The House Public Health Committee heard SB 510, sponsored by Rep. Kirchhofer and Rep. Davisson, creating a 4-year substance abuse pilot program in Allen County. The bill originally provided that the program was part of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse, but … [Read more...]

Narcotic drugs and naloxone

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Raatz’s SB 499 on narcotic drugs and naloxone for amend and vote.  The bill provides that a trier of fact may conclude that a person possessed a schedule I or II narcotic drug if: (1) the person suffered … [Read more...]

Substance abuse pilot program

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard Sen. Merritt’s SB 510 on a substance abuse pilot program. The bill provides that the Board of County Commissioners of Allen County may enter into an agreement with an entity to administer a substance abuse pilot program and must … [Read more...]

Substance abuse pilot program

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Merritt’s SB 510 on a substance abuse pilot program. The bill allows the Allen superior court to establish a substance abuse pilot program to assist persons in the criminal justice system who require addiction treatment and … [Read more...]

Court motion clerk pilot program

H.E.A. 1047, P.L. 62 Effective: July 1, 2016 Permits the Indiana judicial center to establish a circuit and superior court motion clerk pilot program (pilot program) to provide assistance to courts with preparing orders for complex motions. Provides that the … [Read more...]