§ 21-28.2-19. Aftercare Supervision of certain narcotic addicts.
The department shall establish and conduct programs of care and supervision for narcotic addicts into which narcotic addicts who have completed a prescribed course of inpatient treatment may be placed upon the department's determination that the narcotic addict will benefit by supervision and aftercare treatment. The facilities and programs for supervision and aftercare by private agencies and agencies of political subdivisions of the state shall be reviewed and approved by the department to determine if they conform to the standards established by the department. The department shall establish regulations and standards for release and aftercare placement of narcotic addicts. The department shall have the power to order any narcotic addict from aftercare supervision to inpatient treatment.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 163, § 1.)