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SB16-047: No Detention For Juveniles Who Are Truant

Criminal Legal Reform | Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: SB16-047
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: K. Ransom / L. Woods


The bill prohibits a juvenile detention facility from receiving or
providing care for a juvenile who violates a court order to attend school
unless the juvenile is also adjudicated for a delinquent act and remains
under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for committing the delinquent

Current Status:

Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (02/17/2016)

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