Juveniles (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0438 EvaluatingProhibit Use of Restraints on any Child Appearing in Juvenile Court Mandi Ballinger
2/26/2019 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation prohibits the use of restraints on any child appearing in juvenile court unless the court has issued an order finding the use of such restraints is necessary for a particular child.  If restraints are ordered such order shall include findings of fact to support the order and shall require the least restrictive restraints necessary.
HB 0439 EvaluatingRequire Juvenile Court Judges to be Elected in the Judicial Circuit in which the Judge is to Serve Mandi Ballinger
2/26/2019 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation proposes to divide juvenile courts into judicial circuits the same as superior court.  Each judge of the juvenile court shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis and serve for a term of four years.  The bill also requires that the compensation  of the juvenile court judge be no less than $115,000, however the state grant remains at $100,000 per juvenile court judge.
HB 0440 OpposeIncrease Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Include Children Under the Age of 18 Mandi Ballinger
3/9/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation proposes changes the definition of "child" to include individuals under the age of 18 years when alleged to have committed a delinquent act; individuals under the age 22 and in the care of DFCS; under the age of 23 and eligible for and receiving independent living services through DFCS; and individuals under the age of 21 who committed an act of delinquency before reaching the age of 18 who was placed under the supervision of the court.  The superior court has exclusive original jurisdiction over the trial of any child 13 - 18 years of age who is alleged to have committed murder, murder in the second degree, voluntary manslaughter, rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery or armed robbery if committed with a firearm.
HB 0441 EvaluatingJuvenile Code; treatment program within the juvenile court relating to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse; create Roger Bruce
2/26/2019 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
HB 0971 NeutralRequire Training for Juvenile Intake Officers; Allow Hearsay Evidence in Juvenile Proceedings Micah Gravley
2/24/2020 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
2020/02/28 Report 2020/03/06 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Juveniles
Public Safety and Courts Training
This legislation requires that all juvenile intake officers receive initial 8 hour training and 2 hours annually after the initial training.  The bill also allows the court to consider hearsay evidence in juvenile proceedings if it is relevant to the case.
HB 0994 NeutralGang Legislation Albert Reeves
3/13/2020 Senate Read and Referred Judiciary - Non-Civil Assignments -
2020/02/28 Report 2020/03/06 Report 2020/03/13 Report Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit
Health and Human Services Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation is the Governor's Gang bill and revises numerous code sections within the statute to allow services to juveniles who are convicted of gang related offenses.  
SB 0439 NeutralImproved Notice to Foster Preadoptive and Relative Caregivers Matt Brass
1/1/2021 Effective Date Juvenile Justice Judiciary -
2020/03/06 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This bill provides for enhanced notice requirments in juvenile court proceedings for foster, preadoptive and realtive caregivers.
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