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CS/SB 618: Detention of Children

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Powell

Detention of Children; Prohibiting the holding of a child awaiting trial who is treated as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults; providing an exception; providing a requirement and a prohibition if a court determines that it is in the interest of justice to allow a child to be held in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 2/12/2020 Senate - CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 272
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/22/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 47
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/11/20, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 269
2/12/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 272