34-20G-26. Petition to add serious medical condition or treatment to list of debilitating medical conditions--Department consideration--Judicial review.

Any resident of this state may petition the department to add a serious medical condition or treatment to the list of debilitating medical conditions as defined by this chapter. The department shall consider a petition in the manner required by rules promulgated by the department pursuant to this chapter, including public notice and hearing. The department shall approve or deny a petition within one hundred eighty days of submission. The approval or denial of any petition is a final decision of the department, subject to judicial review.

Source: Initiated Measure No. 26, approved Nov. 3, 2020, eff. Jul. 1, 2021.