Enrolled House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. Gregory Steuerwald
Co-Authors: Rep. Jud McMillin, Rep. Matt Pierce, Rep. Linda Lawson
Sponsors: Sen. R Michael Young, Sen. Brent Steele
  • Rep. Gregory Steuerwald
    Rep. Gregory Steuerwald

    Author

  • Rep. Jud McMillin
    Rep. Jud McMillin

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Matt Pierce
    Rep. Matt Pierce

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Linda Lawson
    Rep. Linda Lawson

    Co-Author

  • Sen. R Michael Young
    Sen. R Michael Young

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Brent Steele
    Sen. Brent Steele

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Mark Stoops
    Sen. Mark Stoops

    Co-Sponsor

DIGEST

Probation and community corrections treatment. Requires community corrections programs to use evidence based services, programs, and practices that reduce the risk for recidivism. Permits the community corrections board to coordinate or operate certain programs. Establishes standards for the award of certain grants by the department of correction, and requires the department of correction to consult with the judicial conference and the division of mental health and addiction before awarding grants. Defines "mental health and addiction forensic treatment services", establishes eligibility and treatment criteria, and creates the mental health and addiction forensic treatment services account to fund mental health and addiction forensic treatment services. Requires the ... judicial conference to consult with the department of correction and the division of mental health and addiction before awarding financial assistance, and requires any person providing mental health and substance use treatment services be certified by the division of mental health and addiction. Provides that the department of correction may provide financial assistance to community corrections programs from the mental health and addiction forensic treatment services account. Makes certain individuals participating in evidence-based mental health and addiction treatment programs eligible for TANF and SNAP benefits). (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the criminal law and sentencing policy study committee.)