Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB1399 by Whitmire (Relating to the creation of a pretrial drug diversion program), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Government Code to allow a judge to require participation in a pretrial diversion program as a condition of community supervision. Based on the analysis of the Office of Court Administration and Department of Criminal Justice, duties and responsibilities associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be accomplished by utilizing existing resources.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
212 Office of Court Administration, Texas Judicial Council, 696 Department of Criminal Justice