- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 37. Uniform Alcoholism and Intoxication Treatment Act
- Section 50. Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee.
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. - 47.37.110l Review Board On Alcoholism. [Repealed, E.O. No. 71, Sec. 23 (1988)].
AS 47.37.050. Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee.
- (a) An interdepartmental coordinating committee is created, composed of the commissioners of health and social services,
education, transportation and public facilities, labor, and public safety, and the director of the Alcoholic Beverage
Control Board. The committee shall meet at least twice annually at the call of the commissioner of health and social
services who is its chairman. The committee shall provide for the coordination and exchange of information on all
programs relating to alcoholism or drug abuse and act as a permanent liaison among state departments engaged in
activities affecting alcoholics, intoxicated persons, and drug abusers. The committee shall assist the commissioner of
health and social services in formulating a comprehensive plan for prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse and for
treatment of alcoholics, intoxicated persons, and drug abusers.
- (b) In exercising its coordinating functions, the committee shall assure that the appropriate state agencies
- (1) provide all necessary medical, social, treatment, and educational services for alcoholics, intoxicated persons, and
drug abusers and for the prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse, without unnecessary duplication of services;
- (2) cooperate in the use of facilities and in the treatment of alcoholics, intoxicated persons, and drug abusers;
- (3) adopt approaches for the prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse and the treatment of alcoholics, intoxicated persons,
and drug abusers consistent with the policy of AS 47.37.010
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