HB 1027: Direct Filing of an Information
GENERAL BILL by Bush ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss
Direct Filing of an Information; Prohibits child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution pursuant to direct file from being held in adult jail before hearing; removes references to state attorney's discretion; revises discretionary direct file criteria; requires court to advise child & his or her parent or guardian of child's right to due process evidentiary hearing; authorizes child or child's parent or guardian to request hearing; requires judge to conduct hearing & consider specified information & factors; authorizes judge to consider certain reports; provides for continued jurisdiction; requires adult court to make findings.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
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