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2021 House Bill 5484: Remove restrictions on which defendants can use non-adversarial specialty courts
Introduced by Rep. Tenisha Yancey D-Grosse Pointe on October 27, 2021
To make an exception to the rule that a defendant referred to a “drug court” who then commits another crime may remain in this non-adversarial process that offers treatment instead of jail if the judge first consults with the “treatment team” to whom a defendant was consigned, and the prosecuting attorney does not object.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 27, 2021