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PROPOSITION 2000 General
36 DRUGS. PROBATION AND TREATMENT PROGRAM.
Official Title and Summary
Official Title and Summary Prepared by the Attorney General
DRUGS. PROBATION AND TREATMENT PROGRAM.
Initiative Statute.

• Requires probation and drug treatment program, not incarceration, for conviction of possession, use, transportation for personal use or being under influence of controlled substances and similar parole violations, not including sale or manufacture.

• Permits additional probation conditions except incarceration.

• Authorizes dismissal of charges when treatment completed, but requires disclosure of arrest and conviction to law enforcement and for candidates, peace officers, licensure, lottery contractors, jury service; prohibits using conviction to deny employment, benefits, or license.

• Appropriates treatment funds through 2005–2006; prohibits use of these funds to supplant existing programs or for drug testing.

Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government  Fiscal Impact:

• Net savings to the state of between $100 million and $150 million annually, within several years of implementation.

• Potential one-time avoidance of capital outlay costs to the state of between $450 million and $550 million in the long term.

• Net savings to local government of about $40 million annually, within several years of implementation.

  Analysis by the Legislative Analyst
  Argument in Favor of Proposition 36
  Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Proposition 36
  Argument Against Proposition 36
  Rebuttal to Argument Against Proposition 36
 

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