CS/SB 1218: Juvenile Defendants
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Wise
Juvenile Defendants; requires that public defender represent indigent child taken into custody for felony, misdemeanor, or criminal contempt; provides that failure of child's parent or legal guardian to furnish legal services & costs does not bar appointment of legal counsel for child; requires that court appoint counsel for indigent child if child's parent of legal guardian is alleged victim in case, etc. Amends 27.51,.52, 985.203.
Last Action: 5/6/2005 Senate - Died in Committee on Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Justice Appropriations; Ways and Means; Rules and Calendar
• Introduced, referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Justice Appropriations; Ways and Means; Rules and Calendar -SJ 00075
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/06/05, 2:00 pm, 37-S
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00420; CS read first time on 04/13/05 -SJ 00428
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 00420
• Died in Committee on Judiciary
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