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The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2620--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated 16-5T-1, 16-5T-2, 16-5T-3, 16-5T-4 and 16-5T-5, all relating to the West Virginia Drug Control Policy Act; creating the Office of Drug Control Policy within the Department of Health and Human Resources; requiring the office to develop a state drug control policy and a strategic plan; requiring the office to coordinate with other entities; setting forth duties of the office; requiring the coordination of funding; requiring data sharing; requiring the office to develop a plan to add treatment beds; required reporting; requiring the office to create a central repository of drug overdose information in West Virginia; establishing the program and purpose; establishing the reporting system requirements; establishing responsibility of entities to report information; setting forth information required to be reported and the agencies which are affected; providing for data collection and reporting; and providing for rule-making authority and emergency rule-making authority.