Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
Administrative Rules Division (ARD)  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
REQUEST FOR RULEMAKING (RFR)  
1. Department:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
2. Bureau:  
Bureau of Community and Health Systems  
3. Promulgation type:  
Full Process  
4. Title of proposed rule set:  
Substance Use Disorder Service Programs  
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:  
R 325.1301 - R 325.1399  
6. Estimated time frame:  
12 months  
Name of person filling out RFR:  
Tammy Bagby  
E-mail of person filling out RFR:  
Phone number of person filling out RFR:  
517-243-9351  
Address of person filling out RFR:  
611. West Ottawa, Lansing, MI 48909  
7. Describe the general purpose of these rules, including any problems the changes are intended  
to address.  
The Substance Use Disorder Programs Administrative Rules provide for the regulation of  
substance use disorder programs. Additional requirements have been identified that need further  
clarifications or corrections that were not addressed previously.  
8. Please cite the specific promulgation authority for the rules (i.e. department director,  
commission, board, etc.).  
Section 6234 of 1978 PA 368 as amended, MCL 333.6234, authorizes the Department of  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to promulgate rules for the licensing of substance use disorders  
service programs.  
A. Please list all applicable statutory references (MCLs, Executive Orders, etc.).  
Section 6234 of 1978 PA 368 as amended, MCL 333.6234, authorizes the Department of  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to promulgate rules for the licensing of substance use disorders  
service programs. The following executive reorganization orders (E.R.O. No.) also provide  
promulgation authority for these rules, E.R.O. No.: 1991-3, 1994-1, 1996-1, 1996-2, 1997-4,  
2009-1, and 2011-4, MCL 333.26321, 333.26322, 330.3101, 445.2001, 333.26324, 333.26327,  
and 445.2030.  
MCL 24.239  
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B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please  
explain.  
MCL 333.6234 states that, “The department may promulgate rules under the administrative  
procedures act of 1969 for the administration of this part and the licensing of substance use  
disorder services programs under this part. Rules promulgated under former section 6231 relating  
to the licensing of substance use disorder services programs remain effective and applicable on  
and after the effective date of this section until rules are promulgated by the department under this  
section.”  
9. Please describe the extent to which the rules conflict with or duplicate similar rules,  
compliance requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
The department is not currently aware of any state or federal rules or regulations that the proposed  
rules conflict with or duplicate.  
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,  
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?  
No.  
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed  
for the current year?  
Yes.  
12. Will the proposed rules be promulgated under Section 44 of the Administrative Procedures  
Act, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.244, or under the full rulemaking process?  
Full Process  
13. Please describe the extent to which the rules exceed similar regulations, compliance  
requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
The department is not currently aware of any state or federal rules or regulations that the proposed  
rules conflict with or duplicate.  
14. Do the rules incorporate the recommendations received from the public regarding any  
complaints or comments regarding the rules? If yes, please explain.  
Yes, recommendations have been received since the last revisions and considered for the proposed  
revisions. Further input is expected at public hearings.  
15. If amending an existing rule set, please provide the date of the last evaluation of the rules  
and the degree, if any, to which technology, economic conditions, or other factors have changed  
the regulatory activity covered by the rules since the last evaluation.  
Rules were last revised September 10, 2020.  
16. Are there any changes or developments since implementation that demonstrate there is no  
continued need for the rules, or any portion of the rules?  
No.  
17. Is there an applicable decision record (as defined in MCL 24.203(6) and required by MCL  
24.239(2))? If so, please attach the decision record.  
No  
MCL 24.239