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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/23/2015 House • Filed
1/8/2016 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 87
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 87
2/1/2016 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/03/16, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/3/2016 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 399
2/4/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/5/2016 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 405
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 397
3/11/2016 House • Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee