SB0160 (CH0707)

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2018 Regular Session



Juvenile Law – Truancy

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 707

Synopsis:Altering, to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent convictions under the Act; authorizing the imposition of community service on conviction of certain charges related to truancy; and altering the application of a certain affirmative defense relating to a certain truancy charge.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Guzzone, Madaleno, McFadden, Robinson, Rosapepe, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0319
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Juvenile Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Statutes:Article - Education

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May 21, 2018 10:32 A.M.