This bill would authorize the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court to establish veterans' treatment courts to provide specialized dockets to handle criminal cases involving veterans and active members of the U. S. Armed Forces. The bill would also authorize the Administrative Office of Courts to seek federal funding for the purposes of the program
Related to veterans and active members of the U.S. Armed Forces; to add a new Chapter 26 to Title 12, Code of Alabama 1975, to authorize the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court to establish veterans' treatment courts and to seek funding for that purpose.
|May 7, 2013||S||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 21, 2013||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 7, 2013||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Veterans and Military Affairs|
|Bill Text||SB162 Alabama 2013 Session - Introduced|