Senate File 414 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to family-focused substance use disorder
2treatment and programming, and making an appropriation.
3BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  FAMILY-FOCUSED SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT
2AND PROGRAMMING — APPROPRIATION.
   31.  The department of health and human services shall
4create a family-focused substance use disorder treatment and
5programming grant program to provide grants to nonprofit
6organizations that provide such treatment and programming
7throughout the state. The department shall adopt rules
8pursuant to chapter 17A to administer the program including
9but not limited to rules regarding requirements for eligible
10programs, grant applications, any licensing requirements
11applicable to eligible programs, matching fund requirements,
12and the duration and maximum amount of a grant.
   132.  To be eligible for a grant, a nonprofit organization
14shall secure the commitment of a local government to provide
15matching funds of one dollar to every two dollars of state
16funding provided for the grant. A local government that
17receives opioid settlement funds directly as a result of
18a national settlement of litigation with entities that
19manufactured, marketed, sold, distributed, dispensed, or
20promoted opioids, made in connection with claims arising
21from the manufacturing, marketing, selling, distributing,
22dispensing, or promoting of opioids, may use such funds as the
23match of state funds for a grant.
   243.  For the purposes of this section:
   25a.  “Family-focused substance use disorder treatment and
26programming” includes programs that afford the opportunity
27for a person with a substance use disorder to recover in an
28environment that meets the person’s needs by including children
29and other family members in the treatment process, providing
30family-based clinical care, and providing supportive and
31community-based services including child care, transportation,
32home visiting, mental health services, a medical home,
33employment training, housing, ongoing support, and linkages to
34other financial aid and human services programs, specific to
35the person.
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   1b.  “Local government” includes a county, city, or other
2local government entity within the geographic boundaries of the
3state.
   44.  There is appropriated from the opioid settlement fund
5created in section 12.51 to the department of health and human
6services for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023, and ending
7June 30, 2024, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
8necessary, to be used for the family-focused substance use
9disorder treatment and programming grant program as described
10in this section:
..................................................  $112,000,000
   12Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this
13section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of
14the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for
15expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the
16succeeding fiscal year.
17EXPLANATION
18The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
19the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   20This bill requires the department of health and human
21services (HHS) to create a family-focused substance use
22disorder treatment and programming grant program to provide
23grants to nonprofit organizations that provide such treatment
24and programming. The department shall adopt administrative
25rules to administer the program. To be eligible for a grant, a
26nonprofit organization shall secure the commitment of a local
27government to provide a 2:1 match of local funds to state
28funds for the grant. A local government that receives opioid
29settlement funds directly as a result of a national settlement
30may use the funds as the match of state funds for a grant.
   31The bill defines the terms “family-focused substance use
32disorder treatment and programming” and “local government” for
33the purposes of the bill.
   34The bill appropriates $2 million from the opioid settlement
35fund created in Code section 12.51 to HHS for FY 2023-2024 to
-2-1be used for the family-focused substance use disorder treatment
2and programming grant program. Moneys appropriated that remain
3unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year
4shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure
5for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding
6fiscal year.
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