SB 138: Military Veterans Convicted of Criminal Offenses
GENERAL BILL by Bennett ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz ; Evers ; Detert ; Sachs ; Storms
Military Veterans Convicted of Criminal Offenses; Cites this act as the “T. Patt Maney Veterans’ Treatment Intervention Act;” providing that a person found to have committed a criminal offense who alleges that the offense resulted from posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, substance use disorder, or psychological problems stemming from service in a combat theater in the United States military may have a hearing on that issue before sentencing; providing that a defendant found to have committed an offense due to such causes and who is eligible for probation or community control may be placed in a treatment program in certain circumstances; exempting treatment services provided by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or the United States Department of Veterans Affairs from certain contract requirements, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 922 (Ch. 2012-159)
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- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 19
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 10/04/11, 10:45 am, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 110
• Now in Budget -SJ 110
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 109
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
• Introduced -SJ 19
• Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 922 (Ch. 2012-159)
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