HB 339/CI (BR 1433) - L. Combs, K. Stein
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments and declaring an emergency.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to require the Department of Corrections to develop an intensive secured substance abuse recovery program for substance abusers seeking or utilizing pretrial diversion in certain circumstances; create a new section of KRS 431.510 to 431.550 to require pretrial screening of felony substance abuse offenders and allow testing and treatment as a condition of pretrial release; create a new section of KRS 533.250 to 533.260 to require felony substance abuse offenders to demonstrate suitable participation in and compliance with substance abuse treatment or recovery before being eligible for pretrial diversion; amend KRS 533.250 to allow referral of certain persons on pretrial diversion to the secured recovery program; amend KRS 532.120 to allow credit for time served in the secure treatment facility or a residential treatment facility; amend KRS 431.515 to conform; EMERGENCY.
Jan 22-introduced in House
Jan 24-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 27-posted in committee