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
Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill 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 currently set to repeal July 1, 2022. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
* Amendments passed in committee are not incorporated into the measure unless adopted by the full House or Senate.
** The status of Second Reading amendments may be subsequently affected by the adoption of an amendment to the Committee of the Whole Report. Refer to the House or Senate Journal for additional information.
Sent to the Governor
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Signed by the President of the Senate
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations