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H 3370 - Enacts the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Act

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: David Weeks
Last Action: 1/12/2021 - House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
House Committee: Judy
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes law enforcement agencies to establish deflection programs in partnership with treatment facilities and community organizations to facilitate substance use disorder treatment.

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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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H 3370 General Bill, By Weeks, Fry, Huggins, Dillard, Hewitt, Pendarvis, Trantham, Alexander and Pope
Summary: Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "COMMUNITY-LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERSHIP FOR DEFLECTION AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT ACT"; TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO ESTABLISH DEFLECTION PROGRAMS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TREATMENT FACILITIES AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO FACILITATE SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT FOR CERTAIN PERSONS COMMITTING OFFENSES INSTEAD OF ARREST AND ADDITIONAL JUSTICE SYSTEM INVOLVEMENT; TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONAL TERMS; AND TO CREATE CERTAIN IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A DEFLECTION PROGRAM AND FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WHEN IMPLEMENTING DEFLECTION PROGRAMS IN GOOD FAITH.
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12/09/20House Prefiled
12/09/20House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 173)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 173)



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