HOUSE BILL 290
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
RELATING TO CORRECTIONS; REQUIRING THAT METHADONE-DEPENDENT INMATES BE PROVIDED WITH METHADONE THERAPY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. [NEW MATERIAL] METHADONE-DEPENDENT INMATES--REQUIRED TREATMENT.--An adult or juvenile correctional facility, detention center or local jail shall provide an inmate who is methadone-dependent with methadone therapy in an amount and manner that is consistent with medical best practices for avoiding withdrawal and treating opioid dependence.