Therapeutic Incarceration Program; created, report. (SB611)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Therapeutic incarceration; creation of incarceration program for defendants who are substance abusers. Creates a Therapeutic Incarceration Program to which the court can confine a defendant sentenced for three or more years who needs substance abuse treatment. The program will be at least 18 months in duration, and upon successful completion of the program the court shall order supervised probation. The bill provides for withdrawal from and re-entry into the program. The Department of Corrections is required to evaluate the program after one year of operation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Presented and ordered printed 063797792
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2006Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB611)
02/07/2006Continued to 2007 in Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)