H.R. 2026 (112th): SERV Act

May 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
David Cicilline
Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
May 26, 2011
10 pages
Related Bills
S. 3702 (Related)
A bill to provide grants to establish veteran’s treatment courts.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 20, 2012


This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 26, 2011
Referred to Committee May 26, 2011
Full Title

To provide grants to establish veteran's treatment courts.


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18 cosponsors (18D) (show)

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Services, Education, and Rehabilitation for Veterans Act or the SERV Act - Requires the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to delegate to the Department of Justice (DOJ) the authority to administer the veteran's treatment courts program established by this Act.
Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to states and other entities:
(1) to develop, implement, or enhance veteran's treatment courts or to expand operational drug courts to serve veterans; and
(2) for programs that involve continuing judicial supervision over nonviolent offenders with substance abuse or mental health problems who have served in the U.S. military.
Requires such programs to include mandatory periodic testing for the use of drugs, substance abuse and mental health treatment, opportunities for diversion, probation, or supervised release, and programmatic, offender management, and aftercare services.
Directs the National Drug Court Institute to conduct national training programs for state and local communities to improve the professional skills of drug court practitioners and provide comprehensive technical assistance to adult, juvenile, and family dependency drug courts.

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