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CS/HB 575: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Bush ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani

Direct Filing of an Information; Removes references to state attorney's discretion to direct file juvenile; revises discretionary direct file criteria; removes provisions for mandatory direct file; provides for opportunity for hearing to reverse direct file; revises provisions concerning housing of children held in detention.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/28/2019 House • Filed
    2/6/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 67
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 67
    3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    3/26/2019 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 537
    3/28/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 530
    3/29/2019 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 550
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee

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  • CS/HB 575, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/28/2019 at 9:47 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (9)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 876 (c1) Direct Filing of an Information Powell Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations
    H 339 Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders Alexander Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    H 1293 Judicial Review of Direct Filing of Juvenile Defendants Fernandez-Barquin Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    H 6051 Mandatory Direct File Sirois, Driskell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar
    H 7125 (er) Administration of Justice Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1241
    S 642 (c2) Public Safety Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7125 -SJ 696
    S 850 Prosecuting Children as Adults Powell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice
    S 870 Detention of Children Powell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice
    S 1260 Mandatory Direct File Wright Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 10 (pdf)
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 575, Original Filed Version Posted 1/28/2019 at 4:30 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6051 Mandatory Direct File Sirois, Driskell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    542361 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Bush 3/25/2019
    7:17 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/26/2019
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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