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CS/SB 876: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Powell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

Direct Filing of an Information; Revising provisions concerning the housing of children held in detention; prohibiting a child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution pursuant to direct file from being held in a jail or other facility used for the detention of adults prior to a hearing to determine if the child should remain in adult court; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 97
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 97
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/08/19, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
4/8/2019 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
4/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 344
4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
4/17/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations