8 new Oklahoma laws in effect Nov. 1 -- School bullying, beer sampling, horse slaughter and more - 2013-11-01
"There have been a total of seven deaths in seven years at Narconon Arrowhead and no requirement for state certification," said Ivester, D-Sayre. "There have been multiple lawsuits for wrongful death, fraud and deceit filed against that facility. I wanted to figure to out what we could do as a state to provide a safe environment for the people who go there and make sure there's no fraud or deception."
The law will allow for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to regulate a broad range of rehab centers.