Maine Revised Statutes

§431. Mental health treatment courts

1. Treatment courts; funding.  The Judicial Department may seek and receive grants to establish mental health treatment courts.
[ 2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Report.  Before implementing a mental health treatment court, the Judicial Department shall report to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over judiciary matters on at least:
A. The funding mechanism and the expected duration of the funding; [2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW).]
B. The plans for the mental health treatment court, which must include an evaluation component to determine the efficacy of the treatment court on short-term and long-term bases; [2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW).]
C. The potential fiscal effects on the State; and [2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW).]
D. Recommended legislation to implement the mental health treatment court, if any. [2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 520, §1 (NEW).

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