Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2987

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Drug court; create statewise system.

History of Actions:

101/18/99(S)Referred To Judiciary;Appropriations
202/02/99(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 1999
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

Senate Committees:

Principal Author: Carlton

Code Sections: A 009-0001-0036, A 009-0013-0001, A 009-0013-0017, A 009-0013-0019, A 009-0017-0001, A 013-0007-0035, A 063-0011-0030, A 041-0029-0187, A 041-0029-0501, A 041-0029-0505, A 041-0029-0513, A 041-0029-0525, A 041-0029-0536, A 041-0029-0701

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE AN INFERIOR COURT TO TRY CASES OF OFFENSES INVOLVING NARCOTICS, DANGEROUS DRUGS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGNATION OF JUDGES AND PROVIDE FOR THEIR SUPPORT STAFFS; TO DESIGNATE DRUG COURT DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE FOR COURT REPORTERS, COURT ADMINISTRATORS, PUBLIC DEFENDERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS; TO REQUIRE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE DRUG COURTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF COURTS SHALL MONITOR THE DRUG COURTS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-36, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE AN OFFICE ALLOWANCE FOR DRUG COURT JUDGES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-13-1, 9-13-17 AND 9-13-19, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR COURT REPORTERS IN THE DRUG COURTS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-17-1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR COURT ADMINISTRATORS IN THE DRUG COURTS; TO AMEND SECTION 13-7-35, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT INDICTMENTS FROM THE STATE GRAND JURY SHALL BE TRIED IN A DRUG COURT WHERE APPLICABLE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 63-11-30, 41-29-187, 41-29-501, 41-29-505, 41-29-513, 41-29-525, 41-29-536 AND 41-29-701, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/02/99 at 17:10.



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