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HB 285: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Bush ; Fernandez-Barquin ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Diamond ; Eskamani ; Geller ; Joseph ; Slosberg

Direct Filing of an Information; Removes references to state attorney's discretion to direct file juvenile; revises discretionary direct file criteria; provides for opportunity for hearing to reverse direct file; revises provisions concerning housing of children held in detention.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/4/2019 House • Filed
    10/16/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 27
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 27
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 285, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/4/2019 at 11:17 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 610 Direct Filing of an Information Powell Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Criminal Justice
    H 421 (c1) Detention of Children Criminal Justice Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
    S 618 (c1) Detention of Children Powell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 8 (pdf)
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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