Drug treatment courts; established in Buchanan, Dickenson, Goochland, Montgomery & Russell Counties. (SB317)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drug treatment courts.  Provides for the establishment of drug treatment courts in Buchanan, Dickenson, Goochland, Montgomery, and Russell Counties, and for the establishment of a drug treatment court in the County of Wise that will serve the Counties of Lee, Scott, and Wise, and provides that funding for each court shall be within existing state and local appropriations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100951D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2012Rereferred to Finance
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB317)
01/25/2012Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Read second time
01/27/2012Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2012Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB317E
01/27/2012Printed as engrossed 12100951D-E
01/30/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/10/2012Left in Courts of Justice


This bill mentions Chesapeake, Newport News, Goochland.