AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE SCREENING AND ASSESSING FOR CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY FOR DEFENDANTS ORDERED TO SUBMIT TO RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT AT THE BLACK MOUNTAIN SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER FOR WOMEN, TO PROVIDE THAT A DEFENDANT MAY BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN TREATMENT ORDERED BY THE COURT FOR ITS DURATION REGARDLESS OF THE LENGTH OF THE SUSPENDED SENTENCE IMPOSED, AND BY AUTHORIZING THE NORTH CAROLINA SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE BOARD TO ADOPT RULES RELATED TO THE APPROVAL OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALTY CURRICULA. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/5/11, 4/27/11, and 6/14/11. Enacted June 23, 2011. Section 2 is effective December 1, 2011. The remainder is effective June 23, 2011.
Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 14 2011 - View summary
Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends GS 90-113.33(9) to clarify that the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board may adopt any rules necessary to carry out the purpose of the Article, including rules related to the approval of substance abuse specialty curricula developed by a school, college, or university. Makes conforming change to bill title.
Summary date: Apr 27 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following change to 1st edition. Changes effective date of the amendment to GS 15A-1343(b1) to December 1, 2011 (was, effective when the act becomes law).
Summary date: Apr 5 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 15A-1343(b3) to include defendants ordered to submit to residential treatment at the Black Mountain Substance Abuse Treatment Center for Women among those defendants that must undergo screening to determine chemical dependency. Effective when the act becomes law.
Amends GS 15A-1343(b1) to provide that a defendant may be required, as a condition of probation, to participate in medical or psychiatric treatment and stay in a specified institution if doing so is required to receive that treatment regardless of the length of the suspended sentence the defendant received. Effective when the act becomes law and applies to persons sentenced on or after that date.