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HB17-1207: No Detention Facility Requirement Youth Ages 10-12

Criminal Legal Reform | Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: HB17-1207
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Active Support
Sponsors: P. Lee/ K. Priola


The bill creates provisions that remove the requirements for the
department of human services to receive, detain, or provide care for any
juvenile who is 10 years of age and older but less than 13 years of age,
unless the juvenile has been arrested or adjudicated for a felony or a
weapons charge that is a misdemeanor or felony. Provisions remain in
statute for other programs and services for the age group that will no
longer require placement of the juvenile in a detention facility.

Current Status:

Sent to the Governor (05/18/2017)
House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05/02/2017)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (04/28/2017)
Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole (04/25/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services (04/07/2017)
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (03/07/2017
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (03/07/2017)

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