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2017 Senate Bill 437: Require certification of specialty courts to require drug treatment courts

Public Act 163 of 2017

Introduced in the Senate on June 7, 2017
To require “mental health courts” to be certified by the state court administrative office. These courts use a non-adversarial process to impose treatment requirements and restrictions on mentally ill individuals who commit crimes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 7, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 15, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on September 12, 2017
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on September 12, 2017
Reported in the House on October 17, 2017
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 9, 2017