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HB 1518

Bill Details

Veterans and Military Members Criminal Justice Study

A BILL for an Act to provide for a legislative management study of issues relating to criminal defendants who are veterans or who are currently serving in the armed forces.

This bill would...

  • Provide for a legislative study during 2019-2021 interim
  • Whether additional treatments and sentencing should be considered for veterans with PTSD
  • Whether misdemeanors and/or felonies should be consdered for treatments and sentencing
  • How this would affect justice system
  • Study the point in judicial process behavioral health inquiries should be made
  • Research how other states apply these processes
  • Research what steps ND should take

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Added: "and whether the courts could be integrated into other specialty courts existing withing the state"
  • Committee recommended DO NOT PASS 10-4-0 HJ 439

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

FAILED HOUSE 39-53 HJ 504

Bill Status

January 29, 2019
  • Committee Hearing-9:10am Prairie Room
January 30, 2019
  • Committee recommends DO NOT PASS
February 5, 2019
  • FAILED HOUSE 39-53
Tuesday, January 15, 2019