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SB 870: Detention of Children

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Detention of Children; Prohibiting the holding in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults of a child awaiting trial who is treated as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution; providing an exception; providing a requirement and a prohibition if a court determines that it is in the interest of justice to allow a child to be held in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 97
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 96
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice