WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE
2019 REGULAR SESSION
Senate Bill 173
By Senator Maynard
[Introduced January 10, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on Health and Human Resources; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to medication-assisted treatment—office-based, medication-assisted treatment.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 5. Authorization for Department of Health and human resources to promulgate legislative rules.
§64-5-1. Health and Human Resources.
The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 27, 2018, authorized under the authority of §16-5Y-1 of this code, modified by the Department of Health and Human Resources to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on November 15, 2018, relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources (medication-assisted treatment-office-based medication-assisted treatment,), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to medication-assisted treatment-office-based medication-assisted treatment.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.