HB3306 HFA Householder 3-11 #1

CR 3338


Delegate Householder moved to amend the amendment  bill on page 5, section 2, line 76, subparagraph (i), after the word “issues,” by inserting a period and striking the words “The taskforce will also examine the situation of a resident who was transported from any location within or without the state of West Virginia and is discharged, evicted, or otherwise removed from a recovery residence, and whether or not a recovery residence should provide transportation to the location from which the resident was initially transported, at the expense of the recovery residence. The taskforce will additionally examine, the situation of a resident who may be discharged, evicted, or otherwise removed prior to the expiration of the time period for which he or she has previously paid rent or any other fee for residency or service, in the context of requiring the recovery residence to promptly report relevant information regarding the circumstances for  each early discharge, eviction, or removal of a resident to the Department of Health and Human Resources’ Bureau for Behavioral Health. The taskforce will further examine whether or not residents of a recovery residence should be granted any minimal tenancy rights or otherwise be considered a worthy recipient for relief from a magistrate court arising from their discharge, eviction, or removal from a recovery residence.” ;


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 3306 -- A Bill to amend and reenact §16-1-13 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §16-5T-2 and §16-5T-4 of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-5T-7 of said code; all relating to the department; creating a special revenue account; providing for the appointing of the director of the Office of Drug Control Policy; requiring the creation of a task force; setting forth composition of the taskforce; setting forth areas to be examined by taskforce; requiring reporting; establishing deadlines for reports; continuing data dashboard; adding variables to items that must be collected; amending information technology platform; setting forth items that must be displayed on dashboard; providing for enforcement; providing for imposition of civil monetary penalties for violation of reporting requirements.