• Through the department of mental health and substance abuse services, a court exercising criminal jurisdiction within this state or an existing drug court treatment program created by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction may apply for drug court treatment program grant funds to:
    • (1) Fund a full-time or part-time program director position;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 16-22-106

      • Drug court treatment program: means any drug court treatment program created within the state that follows the general principles referenced in §. See Tennessee Code 16-22-103
      • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
      • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

      (2) Fund drug court treatment staff whose job duties are directly related to program operations;

    • (3) Fund substance abuse treatment, mental health and other direct services for drug court treatment participants;

    • (4) Fund drug testing;

    • (5) Fund program costs directly related to program operations; and

    • (6) Implement or continue drug court treatment program operations.