The Special Commission on Substance Addiction Treatment in the Criminal Justice System was created pursuant to Section 42 of Chapter 258 of the Acts of 2014, “An Act to Increase Opportunities for Long Term Substance Abuse.”  The Special Commission is charged with investigating and studying the development of criteria for mandated treatment or monitoring of nonviolent offenders with substance addictions and to expand effective, evidence based addiction treatment programs for nonviolent substance addicted offenders.

Final Meeting - Special Commission on Substance Addiction Treatment in the Criminal Justice System -

The December 4th meeting was the last meeting and we do not expect to schedule any further meetings. Once the Commission's report is provided to the Legislature, the Commission will have fulfilled its charge.

At the December 4th meeting, the Commission voted to accept the draft recommendations and findings subject to further editing. The report pdf format of Final Report
file size 1MB is posted under materials for the December 4th meeting.