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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 978

File Code: Juvenile Law
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Carter, and Clippinger
Entitled:
Juvenile Law - Prohibition Against Continued Detention

Synopsis:

Prohibiting the continued detention, beyond emergency detention, of a child under the age of 14, unless the child is alleged to have committed an act that, if committed by an adult, would be punishable by death or life imprisonment.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Judiciary
2/9
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
3/19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Facilities
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-8A-01 , 3-8A-01 , 3-8A-15 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
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