(1) The alternative monitoring track of the NAP is open to:

(a) any licensee who identifies a substance use disorder or mental illness or chronic physical illness and requests admission to the NAP and meets the admission criteria of ARM 24.159.2021; or

(b) those licensees referred by the board.

(2) With the exception of criminal charges and convictions, licensees may be reported by employers directly to the NAP in lieu of a formal complaint to the board. Failure to enroll with the NAP will result in a formal complaint to the board by the NAP. Failure to comply with the assistance program may result in a formal complaint to the board by the assistance program.

(3) When a complaint is filed against a licensee who has been successfully discharged from nondisciplinary NAP, the licensee's prior participation in NAP may be revealed to the board.


History: 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 12/13/91; AMD, 1995 MAR p. 847, Eff. 5/12/95; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 167, Eff. 1/26/01; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2651, Eff. 11/13/10; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 996, Eff. 5/11/12; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1055, Eff. 7/27/19.