Criminal Adult

Issue: Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act

Impact:

The legislation includes funding for Mental Health Courts and diversion programs. 

Position:

Court leaders have supported federal funding to assist the states to effectively address offenders with mental-illness. Most recently, the Conference of State Court Administrators adopted a resolution in support of reauthorization of MIOTCRA. (COSCA Resolution 12-M-5)

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