HB 807: Detention of Children
GENERAL BILL by Bush
Detention of Children; Prohibits child awaiting trial or other legal process who is treated as adult for purposes of criminal prosecution from being held in jail or other facility intended or used for detention of adults; provides requirement & prohibition if court determines that it is in interest of justice to allow child to be held in jail or other facility intended or used for detention of adults; removes provisions under which court is required to order delivery of child to jail or other facility intended or used for detention of adults.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
• Favorable by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Reported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
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