SB 0774 Creates Drug Courts Coordinating Commission
LR Number:3320S.02P Fiscal Note:3320-02
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:04/11/00 - Hearing Conducted H Judiciary Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2000
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Current Bill Summary

SB 774 - This act establishes a Drug Courts Coordinating Commission to evaluate resources available for assessment and treatment and for the operation of drug courts. The Commission shall also secure funds and services desirable to facilitate drug court operation, and allocate resources among the various drug courts operating within the state.

The Commission shall be comprised of one member selected by the Department of Corrections, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Safety, and the State Courts Administrator, as well as three members selected by the Supreme Court, one which shall be a public member. The Supreme Court shall also designate the chairman of the Commission. A Drug Court Resources Fund is also established in the state treasury, to be administered by the Commission.