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SB 1926: Children and Young Adults’ Fines and Fees

GENERAL BILL by Gibson

Children and Young Adults’ Fines and Fees; Citing this act as the “Debt Free Justice for Children Act”; excluding children, their parents or legal guardians, or certain young adults, when seeking appointment of a public defender, from having to apply to the clerk of the court for a determination of indigent status; waiving the required application fee for such persons; excluding children or certain young adults from suspension of their driver licenses for failing to pay civil penalties or enter into a penalty payment plan for certain penalties; prohibiting such children or young adults from being charged specified fees; prohibiting such children or young adults from being charged specified fees, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 216
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 214
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary