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CS/SB 638: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Powell

Direct Filing of an Information; 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 before 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; authorizing the child or the child’s parent or guardian to request an evidentiary hearing, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 81
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 177
2/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 81
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 172
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice