2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 27 - Behavioral Health
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Article 81 - Alcohol Abuse, Education, Prevention, and Treatment
§ 27-81-106. Standards for public and private treatment facilities - fees - enforcement procedures - penalties

CO Rev Stat ยง 27-81-106 (2016) What's This?

(1) In accordance with the provisions of this article, the unit shall establish standards for approved treatment facilities that receive public funds. The standards shall be met for a treatment facility to be approved as a public or private treatment facility. The unit shall fix the fees to be charged for the required inspections. The fees that are charged to approved treatment facilities that provide level I and level II programs as provided in section 42-4-1301.3 (3) (c), C.R.S., shall be transmitted to the state treasurer, who shall credit the fees to the alcohol and drug driving safety program fund created in section 42-4-1301.3 (4) (a), C.R.S. The standards may concern only the health standards to be met and standards of treatment to be afforded patients and shall reflect the success criteria established by the general assembly.

(2) The unit periodically shall inspect approved public and private treatment facilities at reasonable times and in a reasonable manner.

(3) The unit shall maintain a list of approved public and private treatment facilities.

(4) Each approved public and private treatment facility shall file with the unit, on request, data, statistics, schedules, and information the unit reasonably requires. An approved public or private treatment facility that fails without good cause to furnish any data, statistics, schedules, or information, as requested, or files fraudulent returns thereof shall be removed from the list of approved treatment facilities.

(5) The unit, after hearing, may suspend, revoke, limit, restrict, or refuse to grant an approval for failure to meet its standards.

(6) The district court may restrain any violation of, review any denial, restriction, or revocation of approval under, and grant other relief required to enforce the provisions of this section.

(7) Upon petition of the unit and after a hearing held upon reasonable notice to the facility, the district court may issue a warrant to an officer or employee of the unit authorizing him or her to enter and inspect at reasonable times, and examine the books and accounts of, any approved public or private treatment facility refusing to consent to inspection or examination by the unit or which the unit has reasonable cause to believe is operating in violation of this article.

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