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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 16 - Courts
Chapter 6 - Criminal Justice Veterans Compensation Act (“Cjvc”) of 2015
§ 16-6-104. Administration by Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Universal Citation: TN Code § 16-6-104 (2020)
The department of mental health and substance abuse services shall administer veterans treatment court programs by:
- Defining, developing, and gathering outcome measures for veterans treatment court programs, established by this chapter;
- Collecting, reporting, and disseminating veterans court treatment program data;
- Supporting a state veterans treatment mentor program;
- Sponsoring and coordinating state veterans treatment court program training;
- Awarding, administering, and evaluating state veterans treatment court program grants;
- Developing standards of operation for veterans treatment court programs to ensure there is a significant population of veterans in the criminal justice system willing to volunteer to participate in veterans treatment court programs so that funds are allocated to meet the greatest need; and
- Establishing three (3) veterans treatment court advisory committee member positions on the drug court advisory committee established by § 16-22-108.
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