2018 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 4 - Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics
Chapter 64 - Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Subchapter 11 - Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention
§ 20-64-1103. Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention -- Duties

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-64-1103 (2018)
  • (a) The Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention shall:

    • (1) Evaluate the current substance abuse prevention service delivery system and its capacity to respond to current and projected prevention needs across the full life spectrum, from the prenatal state and early childhood development through adolescence and until the conclusion of adult life;

    • (2) Assess the degree of community awareness across the state of the value of effective evidence-based substance abuse prevention;

    • (3) Assess financial resources available to invest in substance abuse prevention programs and to identify all available revenue streams, including underutilized revenue and uncaptured revenue;

    • (4) Identify all active substance abuse prevention programs in each county throughout the state and determine the specific areas of the state where prevention programs are inadequate or absent; and

    • (5) Make recommendations designed to improve and increase sustainable substance abuse prevention services throughout the state, including identifying of methods to enhance the development and support of effective community-based programs.

  • (b) The task force shall submit an annual report to the Legislative Council, the Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor, and the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor no later than October 1 of each year.

  • (c) This section shall expire on September 30, 2017.

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