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32-2941. Substance abuse and treatment rehabilitation program; private contract; funding
A. The board may establish a program for the treatment and rehabilitation of licensees who are impaired by alcohol or substance abuse. This program shall include education, intervention, therapeutic treatment and posttreatment monitoring and support.
B. The board may contract with other organizations to operate the program. A contract with a private organization shall include the following requirements:
1. Periodic reports to the board regarding treatment program activity.
2. Release of all treatment records to the board on demand.
3. Quarterly reports to the board regarding each licensee's diagnosis and prognosis and recommendations for continuing care, treatment and supervision.
4. Immediate reporting to the board of the name of an impaired licensee who the treating organization believes is misusing chemical substances.
5. Reports to the board as soon as possible of the name of the licensee who refuses to submit to treatment or whose impairment is not substantially alleviated through treatment.
C. A licensee who is impaired by alcohol or substance abuse shall agree to enter into a stipulation order with the board. The board shall place the licensee on probation if the licensee refuses to do so.
D. The board may charge the board's costs relating to the licensee's participation in the program to that licensee.
E. The board shall summarily suspend a license pursuant to section 32-2934 if the licensee continues or resumes alcohol or substance abuse after a board stipulation or probationary order that is no longer in effect. After this suspension the board may delay license revocation or other disciplinary actions if the licensee attends a treatment program pursuant to this section. Within ninety days after the licensee completes this program the board shall schedule formal proceedings for licensure revocation or other disciplinary action.