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8 LONG TITLE
9 Committee Note:
10 The Health and Human Services Interim Committee recommended this bill.
11 General Description:
12 This bill amends the Utah Human Services Code to establish a public education and
13 outreach program regarding the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances that are
14 harmful during pregnancy.
15 Highlighted Provisions:
16 This bill:
17 . directs the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, within the Department
18 of Human Services, to conduct a public education and outreach program to inform
19 pregnant women, and women who may become pregnant, of the risk of using
20 substances that are harmful during pregnancy, of treatment available to avoid or
21 stop the use or abuse of these substances, and legal protections pertaining to this
23 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
25 Other Special Clauses:
27 Utah Code Sections Affected:
29 62A-15-1101, Utah Code Annotated 1953
30 62A-15-1102, Utah Code Annotated 1953
32 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
33 Section 1. Section 62A-15-1101 is enacted to read:
35 62A-15-1101. Title.
36 This part is known as "Education and Outreach."
37 Section 2. Section 62A-15-1102 is enacted to read:
38 62A-15-1102. Public education and outreach regarding substances harmful
39 during pregnancy.
40 The division shall conduct a public education and outreach program to inform pregnant
41 women and women who may become pregnant of:
42 (1) the danger of using alcohol, tobacco, or other harmful substances during pregnancy;
43 (2) treatment and other assistance available to help women avoid or stop the use or
44 abuse of a substance described in Subsection (1); and
45 (3) legal protections provided by law or court rule that prohibit information relating to
46 treatment received under Subsection (2) from being used as evidence against the woman in
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-14-07 1:52 PM