H.R.3516 - Substance Abuse Group Homes Amendments of 2005

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the participation of the public in governmental decisions regarding the location of group homes established pursuant to the program of block grants for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Substance Abuse Group Homes Amendments of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the participation of the public in governmental decisions regarding the location of group homes established pursuant to the program of block grants for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Substance Abuse Group Homes Amendments of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require states receiving substance abuse grants for the establishment of group homes for recovering substance abusers to ensure that state or local officials: (1) provide the public with an opportunity

Official Summary

Substance Abuse Group Homes Amendments of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require states receiving substance abuse grants for the establishment of group homes for recovering substance abusers to ensure that state or local officials:
(1) provide the public with an opportunity to consult with officials on policies for the location of such housing;
(2) notify community members that the community is under consideration as a proposed site for such a home and allow them to consult with officials on the proposal before a decision is made;
(3) monitor the group home to determine residents' compliance with the conditions upon which the permission to establish the home was granted; and
(4) provide community members and the home's residents with opportunities to consult with officials on the group home's effects on the community.

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