There is one summary for S.1707. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/29/1989)

Rural Substance Abuse Information Clearinghouse and Education Act - Amends the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986 to provide funds for substance abuse education programs serving individuals who reside in non-metropolitan areas.

Directs the Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration to establish a special clearinghouse program to: (1) gather information pertaining to rural drug abuse treatment and education projects funded by the Administration, as well as other such projects operating throughout the United States; and (2) disseminate such information to rural hospitals, community health centers and organizations, and other interested individuals.

Requires the Administrator to coordinate the clearinghouse program with the Office of National Drug Control Policy.