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Pretrial Diversion For Person With Behavioral Health

Concerning pretrial diversion programs that are intended to identify eligible individuals who have behavioral health disorders in order to divert them from the criminal justice system into community treatment programs.
2022 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The act expands the existing pretrial diversion program to include diversion programs that are intended to identify eligible individuals with behavioral health disorders and divert such individuals out of the criminal justice system and into community treatment programs. This expansion replaces the alternative pilot programs to divert individuals with mental health conditions that are set to repeal July 1, 2022.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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