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SB 1498: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Direct Filing of an Information; Prohibiting a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults from holding a child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution before a specified hearing to determine if the child should be prosecuted as an adult, unless the child waives his or her right to such hearing; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile; requiring a court to advise a child and his or her parent or guardian of the child’s right to a certain due process evidentiary hearing upon a state attorney filing an information transferring a child to adult court, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 131
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 131
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice