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CS/HB 367: Prearrest Diversion Programs

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Plakon

Prearrest Diversion Programs; Encourages local prearrest diversion programs for certain offenders; encourages such programs to share information with other such programs; authorizes law enforcement officers to issue civil citation or similar prearrest diversion program notice to adults; requires program to provide certain services; requires that adult issued civil citation fulfill community service requirement & pay restitution to victim; permits criminal charges if adults fail to complete program; prohibits arrest record from being associated with certain offense for adult who successfully completes program; provides for creation of program & development of policies & procedures; specifies nonviolent misdemeanor offenses that are eligible for program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/23/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 56
2/8/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/15/2017 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 271
2/16/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/22/2017 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 269
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 56
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 262
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee