Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Tazewell. (SB1462)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Drug Treatment Court Act. Authorizes a drug treatment court for the County of Tazewell. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 090874300
01/20/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/28/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/17/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1462)
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/20/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Committee substitute printed 090957300-H1
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090957300-H1
02/25/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1462H1
02/25/2009Passed House with substitute (86-Y 14-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (86-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 090957300-H1
03/09/2009Enrolled
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1462ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1462ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 294 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0294)

Comments

Donna Casey writes:

I THINK THIS BILL IS GREAT, BUT I THINK IT SHOULD ALSO INCLUDE ALCOHOL. THERE ARE SO MANY DUI CHARGES IF ALCOHOLIC'S COULD GET TREATMENT FOR IT THERE MAY NOT BE SO MANY REPEATED DUI'S. I FEEL ALCOHOL IS ADDICTION AND IS ALSO A HIGH RATED CRIME IN TAZEWELL COUNTY