2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Joannou
Eliminate State Funding for Local Drug Courts

Item 38 #1h

Item 38 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2009 $0 FY2010 ($2,951,000) GF

Page 22, line 14, strike "$29,337,566" and insert "$26,386,566".

(This amendment eliminates general fund support for 14 drug court programs in the Commonwealth. These programs were originally established by the localities mostly with federal grants. There are currently 14 other drug court programs in the Commonwealth that do not receive state general fund support, many of which have been funded by federal grants which have recently or will soon expire.)