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Law and Justice Interim Committee

Proposed Legislation

Note: Below are the links to the bill drafts as reviewed by the LJIC on Septemeber 15, 2008. However, each bill is subject to change based on further instructions from bill sponsors and the LJIC and as the bills progress through the Legislative Services Division formal bill draft review process. You may track each bill's progress and obtain a copy of the most recent version of the bill from our LAWS bill status system by typing in the appropriate LC number.

HJR 24 - STUDY OF MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT FOR JUSTICE-INVOLVED ADULTS AND YOUTH
HJR 50 - STUDY OF COUNTY PRECOMMITMENT COSTS

LC0329 - Establishing a pilot program for jail suicide prevention screening under a contract administered by the Dept. of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

LC0307 - Establishing a grant program to reimburse up to 50% of a county's costs for jail diversion, crisis intervention services, and precommitment cost insurance premiums (if such insurance is set up by the counties) for mentally ill individuals.

LC0516 - Requiring DPHHS to contact for up to three emergency detention beds in each mental health service area for persons in mental health crisis.

LC0517 - Allowing a petion for involuntary commitment to be suspended if a respondent agrees to be diverted short-term inpatient treatment for up to 14 days and requiring DPHHS to contract for up to three short-term inpatient treatment beds in each mental health service area.

LC0589 - Requiring that mental health and other medical information be forwarded when an inmate is being transferred.

SJR 6 - STUDY OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

LC0198 - Requiring that a youth be respresented by an attorney at a youth detention hearing unless that right is waived after consultation with an attorney.

SJR 26 - STUDY OF PRISION POPULATION AND DIVERSION OF DRUG OFFENDERS TO TREATEMENT

No legislation proposed.

OTHER ISSUES

LC0364 - Revising salaries for supreme court justices and district court judges.

HOUSEKEEPING BILLS

LC0199 - Adding Judicial District 22 to the list of judicial districts represented on the judicial nomination commission.

LC0299 - Striking obsolete language concerning federal funding to research the impact of drug courts.


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