Bill Text: AZ HB2006 | 2022 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Correctional health services; prohibited contracts

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (N/A) 2021-11-17 - Prefile [HB2006 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2022-HB2006-Introduced.html

 

 

PREFILED    NOV 17 2021

REFERENCE TITLE: correctional health services; prohibited contracts

 

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2022

 

 

HB 2006

 

Introduced by

Representatives Rodriguez: Blackman

 

 

AN ACT

 

repealing section 41-1608, Arizona Revised Statutes; amending title 41, chapter 11, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding a new section 41-1608; relating to the state department of corrections.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Repeal

Section 41-1608, Arizona Revised Statutes, is repealed.

Sec. 2. Title 41, chapter 11, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section 41-1608, to read:

START_STATUTE41-1608. Administration of correctional health care services; definition

A. Notwithstanding any other law, beginning from and after June 30, 2023, the department shall administer all correctional health care services and may not enter into a contract with a private entity to administer correctional health care services.

B. For the purposes of this section, "correctional health care services" includes all medical, mental health and dental services that are provided to a prisoner within a state-owned and operated facility. END_STATUTE

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