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TITLE 37
FOOD, DRUGS, AND OIL
CHAPTER 34
SYRINGE AND NEEDLE EXCHANGE ACT
37-3405.  report. No later than July 1, 2020, and every two (2) years thereafter, the department shall report to the senate and house of representatives health and welfare committees on:
(1)  The activities and outcomes of syringe and needle exchange programs operating in the state, including:
(a)  The number of individuals who have exchanged syringes or needles;
(b)  The number of used syringes or needles exchanged for new syringes or needles;
(c)  The number of new syringes or needles provided in exchange for used syringes or needles;
(d)  The estimated impact, if any, that the programs have had on blood-borne infection rates; and
(e)  The estimated impact, if any, of the programs on the number of individuals receiving treatment for a substance use disorder;
(2)  The potential for additional reductions in the number of syringes and needles contaminated with blood-borne disease if the programs receive additional funding;
(3)  The potential for additional reductions in state and local government spending if the programs receive additional funding;
(4)  Whether the programs promote illicit use of drugs; and
(5)  Whether the programs, in the opinion of the director, should be continued, continued with modifications, or terminated.

History:
[37-3405, added 2019, ch. 181, sec. 1, p. 585.]


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