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This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council included one vote on final amendments to regulations, and informational updates related to a series of proposed amendments to regulations which are not yet ready for final consideration by the Council.

First, the Council received an update from the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services on proposed final amendments to regulations related to the Licensure of Substance Abuse Treatment Programs. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the amendments.

Next, the Council heard informational updates on a wide range of proposed amendments to regulations which are still pending public comment and are not yet in final format for a vote. These updates included:

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