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HB 949: Juvenile Justice

GENERAL BILL by Eskamani ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brown ; Davis ; Mercado ; Smith, C.

Juvenile Justice; Prohibits children younger than certain age from being adjudicated delinquent, arrested, or charged with crime; limits when children of specified ages may be taken into custody; requires that children who are taken into custody pursuant to certain circuit court orders be treated in specified manner & be detained only pursuant to specified findings.

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

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/13/2019 House • Filed
1/3/2020 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 81
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 81
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee