PRINTER'S NO. 351
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY KAUFER, READSHAW, FEE, DRISCOLL, TAYLOR, MURT,
RADER, DAVIS, MULLERY, NELSON, McNEILL, LONGIETTI, WATSON,
BOBACK, SIMMONS, SAYLOR, CUTLER AND COOK, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), entitled,
as amended, "An act establishing the Pennsylvania Advisory
Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse; imposing duties on the
Department of Health to develop and coordinate the
implementation of a comprehensive health, education and
rehabilitation program for the prevention and treatment of
drug and alcohol abuse and drug and alcohol dependence;
providing for emergency medical treatment; providing for
treatment and rehabilitation alternatives to the criminal
process for drug and alcohol dependence; and making repeals,"
establishing the Project Lazarus Commission.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), known
as the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act, is
amended by adding a section to read:
Section 3.1. Project Lazarus Commission.--(a) The Project
Lazarus Commission is established.
(b) The commission shall review and make recommendations
related to a best practice model for a comprehensive, community-
based effort to consolidate overdose prevention efforts for
counties in this Commonwealth as provided under this section.