CS/SB 1496: Veterans Treatment Courts
GENERAL BILL by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson
Veterans Treatment Courts; Authorizing the establishment of veterans treatment courts by the chief judge of a judicial circuit; specifying eligibility requirements for participation in the program; providing factors that a court must consider in determining a defendant’s eligibility to participate; authorizing a court to impose a condition requiring a probationer or community controllee who is eligible to participate in a veterans treatment court to participate in certain treatment programs under certain circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations
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- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 110
• Introduced -SJ 110
• On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 02/12/20, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
• CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space read 1st time -SJ 309
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/25/20, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
• Now in Appropriations
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations
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