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SB 610: Direct Filing of an Information


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 specified hearing to determine if the child should be prosecuted as an adult; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile; revising discretionary direct file criteria, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/22/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 47
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice