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SB 1060: Programs for Misdemeanor Offenders


Programs for Misdemeanor Offenders; Provides for defendants found guilty of certain misdemeanor drug offenses to be placed into licensed substance abuse education and treatment intervention programs. Authorizes private or public entities to provide such programs. Requires that a private entity provide such programs under contract and comply with applicable laws. Removes certain eligibility criteria prohibiting such placement if the defendant has previously been admitted to a pretrial program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/14/2011 Senate • Filed
2/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 79
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
3/17/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/22/11, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/22/2011 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 235
• Now in Budget -SJ 235
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget