SB 863
Modifies provisions relating to medication-assisted treatment and child placement
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/7/2024 - Voted Do Pass S Health and Welfare Committee
Journal Page:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 863 - Under this act, a juvenile court shall not refuse to reunify or otherwise place a child with a parent who, or in a home in which the parent or any person residing, is utilizing medication-assisted treatment for opioid or other substance misuse or dependence because of the use of such treatment or otherwise require the parent or person to cease utilizing or complete the treatment prior to reunification or placement.

Additionally, a family court shall not require a family court participant utilizing medication-assisted treatment to cease or otherwise complete treatment prior to reunification with his or her child.

This act is identical to a provision in HCS/SS#2/SB 862 (2024).



No Amendments Found.