Maine Revised Statutes

§20023. Education

To the fullest extent possible, the Commissioner of Education shall coordinate all elementary and secondary school alcohol and drug abuse education programs administered by the Department of Education and funded under the federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986 with programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Commissioner of Education shall participate in planning, budgeting and evaluation of alcohol and other drug abuse programs, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse Advisory Group, and ensure that alcohol and drug abuse education programs administered by the Department of Education that involve any community participation are coordinated with available treatment services. [2011, c. 657, Pt. AA, §32 (AMD).]

Nothing in this section interferes with the authority of the Department of Education to receive and allocate federal funds under the federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986. [1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §46 (AMD); 1989, c. 934, Pt. A, §3 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §46 (AMD). 1989, c. 934, §A3 (NEW). 1991, c. 601, §§16,17 (AMD). 2011, c. 657, Pt. AA, §32 (AMD).