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CS/CS/SB 626: Juvenile Justice

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres ; Book

Juvenile Justice; Creating the "Kaia Rolle Act"; prohibiting a child younger than a certain age from being taken into custody, arrested, charged, or adjudicated delinquent for a delinquent act or violation of law; providing an exception, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/7/2021 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 80
2/16/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/02/21, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 192
3/3/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/5/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations
• Remaining references corrected to Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 233
• Now in Criminal Justice
3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 231
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 272
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
3/18/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 275
3/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/25/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/1/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/07/21 -SJ 378
4/7/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 374
• Read 3rd time -SJ 375
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 375
• Immediately certified -SJ 378
4/7/2021 House • In Messages