S0141. Drug Court Program Act

South Carolina Legislature. 120th General Assembly. Senate.

Introduced:
Dec 18, 2012
Last Action:
Jan 28, 2013
Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree, McElveen, Thurmond

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History

Dec 18, 2012: Prefiled

Dec 18, 2012: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Jan 08, 2013: Introduced and read first time

Jan 08, 2013: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Jan 28, 2013: Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree, McElveen, Thurmond

Summary

Enact The "drug Court Program Act", To Direct Each Circuit Solicitor To Establish A Drug Court Program For Adults And Juveniles, To Provide Criteria For Eligibility Of Persons Charged With Nonviolent Offenses, To Allow Each Circuit Solicitor To Establish An Office Of Drug Court Program Coordinator, To Direct The Commission On Prosecution Coordination To Establish A State Office Of Drug Court Coordination, To Provide For Fees For Participation In A Drug Court Program, To Provide For Annual Reports Detailing The Activities Of Drug Court Programs To The Commission On Prosecution Coordination With A Copy Provided To The Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee, And To Provide For The Appointment Of Drug Court Judges And Compensation.