Substance abuse treatment upon conviction of a crime; recovery community organization. (SB1281)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Substance abuse treatment upon conviction of a crime; recovery community organization. Authorizes a recovery community organization to provide substance abuse treatment to individuals ordered to such treatment by a court upon conviction or placement on first offender status of such individual for a crime involving controlled substances. The bill defines recovery community organization as a nonprofit organization composed of and governed by representatives of local communities of addiction recovery that offers peer recovery support services for persons with substance abuse and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services. Amends § 18.2-251, § 18.2-251.01, § 18.2-252, § 18.2-254, § 18.2-259.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103798D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)