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House Bill 1590

House Bill 1590

ARCHIVE (2009)

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Participation in court drug and alcohol services programs. Allows a court that provides alcohol and drug services programs and a drug court to permit a person to participate in the court's program if the person is nonviolent, unlawfully possesses legend drugs or controlled substances, and submits to the court's jurisdiction by: (1) agreeing not to abuse legend drugs or controlled substances; (2) surrendering all legend drugs or controlled substances in the individual's possession to the court; and (3) agreeing that if the individual does not successfully complete the program, the individual may be prosecuted. Modifies the definition of "drug court" to include individuals not charged with a crime.
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In Committee - first House
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