HB 96 Problem-Solving Court Act; established, report.
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Summary as introduced:
Problem-Solving Courts; established. Establishes the Problem-Solving Court Act (the Act). The bill allows the establishment of problem-solving courts as specialized court dockets within the existing structure of Virginia's court system, offering judicial monitoring of intensive treatment and supervision of offenders who have special conditions and needs based on military service, mental illness, or societal reentry. The bill establishes a state problem-solving court docket advisory committee and requires localities intending to establish such courts to establish local advisory committees. The Supreme Court of Virginia is given administrative oversight for the implementation of the Act. The Act is modeled on the Drug Treatment Court Act ( 18.2-254.1).

Full text:
12/14/15  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101603D  pdf | impact statement

12/14/15  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101603D
12/14/15  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/16  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/10/16  House: Continued to 2017 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
12/01/16  House: Left in Courts of Justice