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SB 876: Juvenile Justice


Juvenile Justice; Authorizing a child transferred to adult court under certain provisions, or the child’s defense counsel, to request in writing a hearing for a certain determination; requiring a judge to conduct the hearing within a certain timeframe after the filing of the request; requiring the adult court to retain jurisdiction unless the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that certain factors support returning the child to juvenile court, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/5/2019 Senate - Introduced -SJ 97
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • 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

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  • SB 876, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/7/2019 at 3:24 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1293 Judicial Review of Direct Filing of Juvenile Defendants Fernandez-Barquin Similar Last Action: 3/8/2019 H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 378

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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