Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources. (HB2275)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill) with support from co-patron Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drug Treatment Court Act. Authorizes a drug treatment court for the County of Franklin provided that such court is funded within existing state and local appropriations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090537687
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/21/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2275)
01/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Read first time
01/28/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2009Read third time and passed House (87-Y 11-N)
01/29/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (87-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Placed on Calendar
02/18/2009Senate amendment rejected by House (21-Y 75-N)
02/18/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (21-Y 75-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Senate insisted on amendment (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Senate requested conference committee
02/23/2009House acceded to request
02/25/2009Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2009Delegates: Poindexter, Fralin, Ware, O.
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2009Senators: Edwards, Hurt, Lucas
02/27/2009Conference substitute printed 091473687-H1
02/27/2009Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2009Conference report agreed to by House (82-Y 13-N)
02/27/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (82-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2275ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2275ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 205 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0205)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.