2010 Regular Session


File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1556
Sponsored By:
Senators Peters, Colburn, Currie, Haines, Harris, Jacobs, Mooney, Muse, Raskin, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, and Stone
Courts - Veterans' Treatment Court Pilot Program - Establishment


Authorizing the establishment of a Veterans' Treatment Court Pilot Program in Wicomico County, Frederick County, and Prince George's County under specified circumstances; authorizing the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to accept a gift or grant for the Veterans' Treatment Court Pilot Program; and providing that a defendant charged with a nonviolent crime who is a veteran and who exhibits substance abuse or mental health problems is eligible for diversion to a veterans' treatment court.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings & Finance
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Office of the Courts
Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Court of Appeals
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Frederick County
Mental Health
Parole and Probation
Prince George`s County
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
State`s Attorneys
Substance Abuse
Wicomico County

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 6-220 , 6-2A-01 , 6-2A-02 , 6-2A-03 , 6-2A-04 , 6-2A-05 , 6-2A-06 , 6-2A-07 , 6-2A-08 , 6-2A-09 )
Health - General
( 8-6A-01 , 8-6A-01 , 8-6A-01 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered