Drug treatment court; established in City of Bristol. (SB422)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drug Treatment Court Act; City of Bristol. Establishes a drug treatment court in the City of Bristol subject to the requirements and conditions established by the state Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee, provided the court is funded within existing state and local appropriations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100078D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2010Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 3-N)
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 3-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Passed House (82-Y 17-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (82-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB422ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/08/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 258 (effective 7/1/10)
04/08/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0258)
04/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB422ER)


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 6 minutes.