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SB 1856: Juvenile Justice


Juvenile Justice; Provides for time and location of deposition. Specifies factors to be considered in allowing a deposition. Authorizes sanctions for disobedience of a subpoena. Requires the Department of Juvenile Justice to adopt rules governing the procedures that may be used to restrain a child upon his or her arrival at the courthouse, permitted use of a mechanical device, and the length of time a child may be placed in isolation. Provides that certain specified criteria be used when awarding community juvenile justice partnership grants, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2011 Senate • Filed
3/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 238
3/22/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 237
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice