HB0618 (CH0442)

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2015 Regular Session



Juveniles - Transfer Determinations - Confinement in Juvenile Facilities

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carter


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 442

Synopsis:Requiring a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child, or the District Court at a bail review or preliminary hearing involving a child, to order a specified child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a specified transfer determination except under specified circumstances; requiring the District Court to state the reasons on the record for a finding that detention in a secure juvenile facility would pose a substantial risk of harm to the child or others; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Carter, Anderson, Dumais, Morales, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0172
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Juvenile Law
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Bail
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
District Courts
Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Facilities
Pretrial Detention or Release
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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November 20, 2015 7:19 P.M.