S.3379 - SERV Act

A bill to provide grants to establish veteran's treatment courts. view all titles (3)

All Bill Titles

  • Short: SERV Act as introduced.
  • Short: Services, Education, and Rehabilitation for Veterans Act as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to provide grants to establish veteran's treatment courts. as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 11
  • All-Time: 3,714
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
07/31/08
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Services, Education, and Rehabilitation for Veterans Act or the SERV Act - Requires the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to delegate to the Department of Justice (DOJ) the authority to administer the veteran's treatment courts program established by this Act.Autho

Official Summary

Services, Education, and Rehabilitation for Veterans Act or the SERV Act - Requires the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to delegate to the Department of Justice (DOJ) the authority to administer the veteran's treatment courts program established by this Act.Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to states and other entities:
(1) to develop, implement, or enhance veteran's treatment courts or to expand operational drug courts to serve veterans; and
(2) for programs that involve continuing judicial supervision over nonviolent offenders with substance abuse or mental health problems who have served in the U.S. military. Requires such programs to include mandatory periodic testing for the use of drugs, substance abuse and mental health treatment, opportunities for diversion, probation, or supervised release, and programmatic, offender management, and aftercare services. Directs the National Drug Court Institute to conduct national training programs for state and local communities to improve the professional skills of drug court practitioners and provide comprehensive technical assistance to adult, juvenile, and family dependency drug courts.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

1 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC