2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Norfolk Drug Court Pilot Program

Item 40 #2s

Item 40 #2s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2017 $50,000 FY2018 $50,000 GF

Page 23, line 45, strike "$29,621,591" and insert "$29,671,591".
Page 23, line 45, strike "$29,624,302" and insert "$29,674,302".

Page 25, after line 6, insert:

"4. Included in this Item is $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund to support a substance abuse treatment pilot program at the Norfolk Adult Drug Court utilizing non-narcotic, non-addictive, long-acting, injectable prescription drug  treatment regimens.  The Norfolk Adult Drug Court shall utilize these resources to support pilot program medication, provider fees, counseling, and patient monitoring.  The Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall report the results of the pilot program, as well as recommendations for expansion of the pilot program to other drug courts, to the Secretaries of Public Safety and Homeland Security and Health and Human Resources, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget, the Chairman of the Virginia State Crime Commission, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1 each year of the pilot program.  The Norfolk Adult Drug Court shall provide all necessary information to the Office of the Executive Secretary to conduct such an evaluation.".


(This amendment provides $50,000 each year from the general fund for a pilot drug court program in Norfolk using non-narcotic prescription drug treatment regimens.)