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SB 870: Detention of Children

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Detention of Children; Prohibiting the holding in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults of a child awaiting trial who is treated as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution; 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: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/5/2019 Senate - Introduced -SJ 96
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 97
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 96

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  • SB 870, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/7/2019 at 2:07 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 1 (pdf)

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