CS/HB 1031: Prearrest Diversion Programs
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Costello ; Edwards
Prearrest Diversion Programs; Encourages local communities & public or private educational institutions to implement prearrest diversion programs for certain offenders; authorizes law enforcement officers of participating agencies to issue civil citations to adults; requires adult issued such citation to report for intake; requires appropriate behavioral health care services; requires that adult issued civil citation fulfill community service requirement & pay restitution; provides for criminal prosecution of adults who fail to complete program; prohibits arrest record from being associated with certain offense for adults who successfully complete program; establishes steering committee for program; requires program to share information with other such programs; specifies eligible nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 87
• Introduced -HJ 87
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/03/16, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 399
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 405
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 397
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
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