45-9-208. Mandatory dangerous drug information course. A person who is convicted of an offense under this chapter and given a sentence that makes the offense a misdemeanor, as defined in 45-2-101, shall, in addition to any other sentence imposed, be sentenced to complete a dangerous drug information course offered by a chemical dependency facility approved by the department of public health and human services under 53-24-208. The sentencing judge may include in the sentencing order a condition that the person shall undergo chemical dependency treatment if a licensed addiction counselor working with the person recommends treatment.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 50, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 196, Ch. 42, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 15, Ch. 23, L. 2001.