2020 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 4 - Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics
Chapter 64 - Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Subchapter 7 - Persons Addicted to Alcohol
§ 20-64-707. Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services — Cooperation by other departments
(a) To effectuate the purpose of this subchapter and to make maximum use of existing facilities and personnel, it is the duty of all departments and agencies of the state government and all officers and employees of the state, when requested by the Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services of the Department of Human Services, to cooperate with it in all activities consistent with their proper respective functions.
(b) This section does not give the division control over existing facilities, institutions, or agencies, or require the facilities, institutions, or agencies to serve the division inconsistently with their respective functions, or with the authority of their respective offices, or with the laws and regulations governing their respective activities, or give the division power to make use of any private institution or agency without the consent of the private institution or agency, or to pay a private institution or agency for services which a public institution or agency is willing and able to perform adequately.