1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Crittenden
Co-Patron(s): Diamonstein, Hamilton
Drug Court matching funds (language only)

Item 453 #2h

Item 453 #2h

Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of

Page 345, line 2, strike "selected" and insert "7th and 15th".
Page 345, line 7, after "programs." strike the remainder of the line.
Page 345, strike lines 8 through 10.

(This amendment provides language that specifically identifies judicial circuits that were selected and who received federal grants to establish drug court programs. The federal grants were awarded directly to these localities and the current language restricts the ability for the matching State funds to be used for the intended purpose. The Department of Criminal Justice Services will oversee the appropriate distribution of the funds.)