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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5073

 

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 322

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SHABAN, 135th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INCREASED FUNDING FOR DRUG INTERVENTION PROGRAMS TO INCREASE THE USE AND OVERSIGHT OF DEDICATED COURT DOCKETS FOR DRUG OFFENSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the state budget for the biennium ending June 30, 2017, be amended to increase the appropriation to the Judicial Department for drug intervention programs for the purpose of increasing the use and oversight of dedicated court dockets for drug offenses and that section 51-181b of the general statutes be amended to permit such funding.

Statement of Purpose:

To reauthorize and re-fund the state drug court system pursuant to section 51-181b of the general statutes.