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254B.01 DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Applicability. The definitions in this section apply to Laws 1986, chapter
394, sections 8 to 20.
    Subd. 2. American Indian. For purposes of services provided under section 254B.09,
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, "American Indian" means a person who is a member of an Indian tribe, and the
commissioner shall use the definitions of "Indian" and "Indian tribe" and "Indian organization"
provided in Public Law 93-638. For purposes of services provided under section 254B.09,
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, "American Indian" means a resident of federally recognized tribal lands who is
recognized as an Indian person by the federally recognized tribal governing body.
    Subd. 3. Chemical dependency services. "Chemical dependency services" means a
planned program of care for the treatment of chemical dependency or chemical abuse to
minimize or prevent further chemical abuse by the person. Diagnostic, evaluation, prevention,
referral, detoxification, and aftercare services that are not part of a program of care licensable
as a residential or nonresidential chemical dependency treatment program are not chemical
dependency services for purposes of this section. For pregnant and postpartum women, chemical
dependency services include halfway house services, aftercare services, psychological services,
and case management.
    Subd. 4. Commissioner. Unless otherwise indicated, "commissioner" means the
commissioner of human services.
    Subd. 5. Local agency. "Local agency" means the agency designated by a board of county
commissioners, a local social services agency, or a human services board to make placements and
submit state invoices according to Laws 1986, chapter 394, sections 8 to 20.
    Subd. 6. Local money. "Local money" means county levies, federal social services money,
or other money that may be spent at county discretion to provide chemical dependency services
eligible for payment according to Laws 1986, chapter 394, sections 8 to 20.
    Subd. 7. Room and board rate. "Room and board rate" means a rate set for shelter, fuel,
food, utilities, household supplies, and other costs necessary to provide room and board for a
person in need of chemical dependency services.
History: 1986 c 394 s 8; 1987 c 299 s 3; 1994 c 631 s 31; 1997 c 203 art 4 s 5; 1999 c
245 art 5 s 16; 2005 c 98 art 3 s 24

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