Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
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Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019

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12/18/2019 Engrossed in Senate Open
12/17/2019 Engrossed in Senate Open
11/09/2019 Introduced in Senate Open

            




116 S2774 ES: Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019
U.S. Senate

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116th CONGRESS1st SessionS. 2774IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESAN ACTTo direct the Attorney General to establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program.
1.
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019.
2.
Sense of Congress
It is the sense of Congress that veterans treatment courts are a successful program aimed at helping veterans charged with nonviolent crimes receive the help and the benefits for which the veterans are entitled.
3.
Veteran Treatment Court Program
(a)
Establishment
Subject to the availability of appropriations, in coordination with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Attorney General shall establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance to court systems that—(1)have adopted a Veterans Treatment Court Program; or(2)have filed a notice of intent to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program with the Secretary.
(b)
Purpose
The purpose of the Veterans Treatment Court Program established under subsection (a) is to ensure the Department of Justice has a single office to coordinate the provision of grants, training, and technical assistance to help State, local, and Tribal governments to develop and maintain veteran treatment courts.
(c)
Programs included
The Veterans Treatment Court Program established under subsection (a) shall include the grant programs relating to veterans treatment courts carried out by the Attorney General pursuant to sections 2991 and 3021 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10651, 10701) or any other provision of law.
(d)
Regulations
The Attorney General shall promulgate regulations to carry out this section.
Passed the Senate December 17, 2019.Secretary

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