SB 610: Direct Filing of an Information
Direct Filing of an Information; Revising provisions concerning the housing of children held in detention; prohibiting a child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution pursuant to direct file from being held in a jail or other facility used for the detention of adults prior to a specified hearing to determine if the child should be prosecuted as an adult; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile; revising discretionary direct file criteria, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 10/22/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 47
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice
SB 610, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/22/2019 at 12:06 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 285 Direct Filing of an Information Bush, Fernandez-Barquin Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee H 421 (c1) Detention of Children Criminal Justice Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee S 618 (c1) Detention of Children Powell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 2 (pdf) 985.556 Waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; hearing. Page 9 (pdf) 985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary criteria. Page 3 (pdf)
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